Cyber Forensic Specialist 3 Job in Redondo Beach, California Us

Northrop Grumman Information Systems is seeking a Cyber Forensic Specialist. This positon is located in Redondo Beach, CA. There is no relocation assistance for this position.

This position is responsible for coordinating the collection of forensic images and artifacts from electronic media devices owned or controlled by Northrop Grumman, to include the collection of volatile data and network logs, in support of internal investigative activities. The incumbent would be required to be well versed in the investigation of internal workplace violations, network intrusions, and other fraudulent activity affecting the company resources. This position also creates detailed reports of investigative activity for consumption by internal and external organizations to include; Human Resources, Legal Department, Information Security Officers, and local, state and federal Law Enforcement. Additionally, the position calls for the production of baseline intelligence products relating to computer incident response, computer forensic analysis, insider threat matters and strategic counterintelligence concerns. This position also requires the maintenance of expert knowledge of current forensic techniques, software tools and hacker attack methodology and an understanding of the potential countermeasures deployed to combat internal and external threats. The incumbent should be able to correlate, host and network IDS/IPS data, forensic data, and malware analysis, to assist in the identification and mitigation of real-time attacks against the network. This includes signature based alerts; net flow analysis, anomaly detection, and full packet capture analysis.

Duties include:

  • Perform host based and network forensic acquisitions using accepted practices
  • Perform analysis of collected data and demonstrate exceptional ability to create detailed reports documenting findings
  • Analyze a variety of data and devices from disparate sources to support findings
  • Maintain knowledge of current events to identify new attack trends and methodology
  • Maintain familiarity with intrusion problem sets
  • Assist in the design and implementation of attack threat correlation rules, watch lists and analytical views
  • Liaison with Law Enforcement and Counterintelligence partners
  • Brief senior leadership on current cases of interest
  • Participate in CND Community working groups
  • Write and maintain SOP's, LOI's, Processes, Technical Guides, and Checklists
  • Train new forensic analysts

    Minimum Qualifications

    * Must have the ability to submit to a background investigation and potentially obtain a Secret level clearance.

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree majoring in Information Security/Computer Science with 5 years of practical experience, or a Masters Degree with 3 years of practical experience or 9 years of practical experience in lieu of a formal degree.

    Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 75,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

    Northrop Grumman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce regardless of age. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.