Computer Forensics Analyst

Location: Northern Virginia
Job Code: 581


FTS International, LLC (FTS) is committed to providing the Federal Government with quality consultants and support. To ensure mission success we focus on putting our customers first while minimizing corporate bureaucracy on our staff. We provide Subject Matter Experts (SME) free of Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) focused on independent analysis and mission support services within the disciplines of Engineering, Counter Terrorism Operations, Management, Information Technology, Signals Analysis, Administration, Cyber Security and Linguistics.  


FTS has an immediate opportunity for a  Computer Forensics Analyst in Northern Virginia.  


The Computer Forensics Analyst will provide forensic analyst expertise support to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be a contributing member of a security vulnerability and computer forensic analysis team. 




  • Conduct computer forensics and security vulnerability analysis using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and/or customer provided tools
  • Evaluate cloud services, web applications, and commercial-off-the-shelf software and hardware 
  • Perform network traffic analysis of web services to analyze raw packet data for anomalies, support cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff
  • Provide management with discrepancy reports and end user documentation
  • Communicate daily with program managers, management, customer representatives, and end users to ensure delivery of quality products


Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Cybersecurity, Information Technology (IT), Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Science, Computer/Digital Forensics 
  • 5+ years’ experience in three or more of the following: analysis, network engineering, networking security, penetration testing, red taming, hardware engineering, software reverse engineering, computer exploitation
  • Proven proficiency with at least three (3) or more of the following: mobile security, telecom protocols, operating systems (Windows, iOS, Android, or Linux), reverse engineering, forensics, network analysis, vulnerability assessment or malware forensics
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Wireshark, Fiddler, EnCase, Sleuthkit and/or other forensic tools 
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting reports, documenting case details, and able to summarize findings and recommendations based on system analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in performing post-incident computer forensics while maintaining proper chain of custody and without destruction of critical data


Preferred Skills/Qualifications  

  • Experience within Intelligence Community (IC) community
  • Experience employing advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and volatile data collection and analysis
  • Law Enforcement/Cyber Forensics experience 
  • Experience ensuring quality assurance and the spreading of best practices 
  • Relevant Certifications: CCFP, GCIA, OSCP, CEH, CISSP, or Security+ 
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals



FTS International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.  


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