Employment Opportunity

Forensic Examiner I

SAVA Workforce Solutions, Lorton, Virginia

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The employee shall perform computer forensic examinations in support of a Government customer. General duties include the duplication of computer hard drives, the examination of the hard drives for files and data fragments of interest, examination of other digital related evidence, and the reporting of the findings in writing.

SAVA Workforce Solutions delivers enterprise IT and mission support solutions to the federal government, serving the federal civilian, defense, law enforcement and intelligence communities. SAVA helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and networks.

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  • Inventory the seized digital evidence for identifiable information and duplicate/image for preservation purposes.
  • Delete or neutralize computer viruses.
  • Recover active, system and hidden filenames with date/time stamp information.
  • Detect and recover erased files.
  • Detect and recover file slack.
  • Detect and recover file fragments (unallocated clusters).
  • View various file formats using browser technology and selectively print files of interest.
  • Crack (or attempt to crack) password protected files.
  • Execute a file and view the data contents.
  • Perform keyword or string searches.
  • Report the findings in writing.
  • Provide on-site computer backup support (hard drive duplication) anywhere in the Continental United States (CONUS).
  • Demonstrate basic examiner qualification by successfully completing a qualification test prior to starting any evidence examination work.
  • Demonstrate proficiency on an annual basis by successfully completing one quality assurance test consisting of examining a computer in which the contents are already known.
  • Maintain awareness and follow laboratory evidence handling, evidence examination, laboratory safety, and laboratory security policy and procedures.
  • Provide testimony on evidence examination or evidence handling as a fact witness or expert witness.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science or computer related field
  • 1-3 years direct experience.
  • US Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Candidate must be able to function in general office environment.

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Posted: January 23, 2017

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