The MITRE Corporation Senior Incident Response Forensic Researcher in Chantilly, Virginia

Senior Incident Response Forensic Researcher


Join MITRE’s Cyber & Investigative Technologies department as an Incident Response Forensic Examiner, and be a part of a stable and interesting work program with long-term opportunities for growth and development. Enjoy coming in every day to “more than just a job”, as you contribute to the sponsor’s cyber-focused national security and law enforcement missions. The right candidate will work in a fast-paced team environment alongside Sponsor personnel to further cyber investigative goals.

This position is located on-site with the sponsor in Chantilly, VA.

Key Functions:

  • Incident responder who conducts forensics examination of digital media, memory, malware, packet capture and logs AND can develop the tools necessary to perform cutting edge analysis.

  • This person should have the skills to conduct the analysis when needed, but will primarily be focused on solving new problems and implementing research techniques.

  • Opportunities may be available for additional responsibilities, including task leadership.


Required Qualifications:

Top Secret Clearance with SCI

  • Incident Response experience (NOT tier 1 watch floor)

  • Forensic examination experience

  • Software development experience (Python/ Perl, Ruby, or C#)

  • Applicable BS degree (preference: computer science/ engineering)

Preferred Qualifications:

Top Secret Clearance with SCI and Polygraph

Experience using: FTK or Encase, rekall or Volatility, Redline or GRR, log file analysis, incident response hunting

Minimum Qualifications:

BS and 3 years related experience.

Job Cyber Security

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Chantilly

This requisition requires a clearance of Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Feb 26, 2018, 12:00:00 AM

Req ID: 00049526