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Lead Digital Forensics Examiner

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Job ID: 2312757
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


Seeking a Lead Digital Forensics Examiner, to serve as a member of an organizational security program. This position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph and is located in Chantilly, VA.

The hired individual will perform the following key roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership for the Digital Forensics Team
  • Interface and coordinate with customer leaders to address digital forensic agenda and requirements
  • Conduct forensic acquisition and analysis on mobile and digital media devices
  • Review evidentiary data (log files, file system parameters, metadata, etc.) to determine presence of misclassified data, identify malicious intrusions, and assess threat to the organization
  • Generate analytical reports detailing forensic actions taken, acquisition of and items of interest found in evidence, integrity checks, and suggested security actions determined from the evidence provided
  • Conduct forensics review on products proposed for consideration to the organizational product (software and hardware) listing
  • Support maintenance of digital forensic tools and systems
  • Conduct routine research to recommend areas of improvement to existing digital forensic tools, processes and procedures


  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
  • Candidates with an active security clearance at the TS/SCI level will be required to pass a counter-intelligence polygraph
  • Bachelors and 18 years or more experience; Masters and 16 years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine 15 years or more experience
    • Note: Additional, relevant professional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Active certification and working experience with one of more of the following forensic tools: Axiom, Cellebrite, EnCase, Forensics Toolkit (FTK), or Paladin
  • Experience with leading technical projects

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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