• Senior Forensic Imaging and Damaged Media Repair Specialist

    Job Location USA-MD-Linthicum
    Posted Date 4 days ago(6/14/2018 1:05 PM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.



    • Demonstrated experience in data recovery from damaged media
    • Experience with disassembling and reassembling electronic devices such as computers and associated peripherals, mobile devices, and gaming systems
    • Understanding of hard drive architecture and connection types
    • Understanding of cell phone architecture and Operating Systems
    • Manual dexterity and ability to work with small parts, solder, etc.
    • Possess Hard Drive and/or Cell Phone repair skills

    Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able to obtain a Department of Defense SECRET security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Do you know how to repair damaged hard drives? Would you enjoy assisting military law enforcement with investigating suspected criminal activity? Then General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for you as a Forensic Imaging and Damaged Media Repair Specialist to support a Government contract in Linthicum, MD. 


    The selected candidate will: 

    • Handle evidence while maintaining the chain of custody
    • Conduct imaging and data extraction processes on a variety of media including hard drives, thumb drives, and memory cards
    • Conduct examinations on gaming systems and mobile devices
    • Conduct extraction from a variety of devices using advanced extraction techniques and processes including, but not limited to: DDI Data Recovery, Chip-Off, Encryption Bypass, Component replacement or repair, and 2D/3D projective imaging (Xray machine)
    • Create detailed notes on processes undertaken
    • Inventory, disassemble, and reassemble a variety of hardware devices



    • Familiarization with EnCase, dc3dd, Cellebrite UFED, Microsystemation XRY
    • Advanced troubleshooting skills
    • Familiarization with computer file systems
    • Familiarization with gaming consoles (PlayStation, XBOX  etc.)
    • Experience or understanding of cryptography and encryption schemas
    • Ability to operate both in a team setting as well as independently
    • Department of Defense Certified Digital Media Collector certification or eligibility for certification
    • Documentation experience
    • Strong written communication skillsBachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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