17 Sep, 2023

Digital Forensic Examiner

  • Infotrend Inc
  • Tysons Corner, VA, USA
Temporary/Contract Analyst

Job Description


  • Operate at a defined level, applying industry accepted digital forensics principles in acquiring, collecting, preserving, processing, and reporting on electronic data according to established procedures and protocols. 

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, conducting, and directing forensic data collections and processing on Windows-, Linux-, and MAC-based desktop/laptop computer systems, servers to include SQL, Exchange and Files Shares, mobile devices, and related digital storage media. 

  • Utilize industry accepted forensic tools (e.g., EnCase, FTK, X-Ways, Cellebrite, NUIX, etc.) 

  • Research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, and trends. 

  • Prepare clear and comprehensive notes and reports of findings. Provide oral and written communications to legal staff concerning results of examinations to include legal declarations as well as testimony at trial. 

  • Collaborate with other forensic analysts, law enforcement officers, and legal experts to identify methods and procedures for recovery, preservation, and presentation of computer evidence, ensuring proper precautions are taken in the preservation and prevention of spoliation of electronic evidence. 

  • Comply with standards, policies, and procedures established for the forensics laboratory including ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation requirements, supplements, criteria, and interpretations as it applies to digital evidence. 

  • May functions in a lead capacity assuming responsibilities as a digital forensics’ expert. 

Required Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Digital Forensic Science, Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related field) 

  • Digital forensics collection and processing experience (Mid-level: 5 – 8 years; Senior level: 8 plus years) 

  • Must possess and maintain the following certifications: 

  • Non-vendor specific (e.g., CompTIA™ A+, IACIS® Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE), ISFCE Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) or similar certification) - Mid-level – 1; Senior-Level - 2 

  • Vendor specific (e.g., EnCase® Certified Examiner (EnCE), AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME) or similar certification) - Mid-level – 1; Senior-Level – 2 

  • Excellent writing and communication skills 
  • Sole US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust Security Clearance