• Digital Forensics Technician

    Job Location USA-MD-Linthicum
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/31/2018 11:29 AM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    • Experience with disassembling and reassembling electronic devices such as computers and associated peripherals
    • Experience with cellular device data extraction and analysis
    • Understanding of hard drive architecture and connection types
    • Understanding of cell phone architecture
    • Department of Defense Certified Digital Media Collector certification or eligibility to take
    • Documentation and written communication skills

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor'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


    Clearance Requirements:

    Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire.  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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.


    Do you enjoy taking apart various computer-related devices and figuring out how to get the data from them?  Do you enjoy imaging hard drives or acquiring mobile devices?  If this sounds like you, General Dynamics Mission Systems is the place for you. 


    GDMS is hiring a Digital Forensics Technician to support a Government contract in Linthicum, Maryland.  The selected candidate will conduct imaging and data extraction processes on a variety of media to include mobile devices. The Digital Forensics Technician will enhance their-skill set by working among a talented, collaborative and technically accomplished group of colleagues.  Upon hire, the candidate will enter a long-standing mentorship program geared towards conducting forensic imaging and extractions using established policies, procedures and techniques.  The candidate will have the opportunity to gain Department of Defense forensic certifications while under mentorship. The work will be performed in a laboratory accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Director’s Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB).


    He/She will:

    • Handle evidence while maintaining the chain of custody
    • Conduct imaging and data extraction processes on a variety of media including thumb drives, memory cards, hard drives, game systems, and mobile devices
    • Employ forensic tools and techniques to recover deleted, fragmented and corrupted data from digital media of all types
    • Conduct examinations on gaming systems and mobile devices
    • Create detailed notes on processes undertaken
    • Inventory, disassemble, and reassemble a variety of hardware devices
    • Testify in federal and military courts when required



    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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