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Kforce Host Based Systems Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in Waltham, MA that is seeking a Host Based Systems Analyst.Responsibilities: * As a Host Based Systems Analyst, this role will be assisting Federal leads with overseeing and leading forensic teams at onsite engagements by coordinating evidence collection operations * Providing technical assistance on digital evidence matters and forensic investigative techniques to appropriate personnel when necessary * Writing in-depth reports, supports with peer reviews and provides quality assurance reviews for junior personnel * The Host Based Systems Analyst will be supporting forensic analysis and mentoring/providing guidance to others on data collection, analysis and reporting in support of onsite engagements * Assisting with leading and coordinating forensic teams in preliminary investigation * Planning, coordinating and directing the inventory, examination and comprehensive technical analysis of computer related evidence * Distilling analytic findings into executive summaries and in-depth technical reports * The Host Based Systems Analyst will be serving as technical forensics liaison to stakeholders and explaining investigation details to include forensic methodologies and protocols * 8 years of directly relevant experience in cyber forensic investigations using leading edge technologies and industry standard forensic tools * Ability to create forensically sound duplicates of evidence (forensic images) * Able to write cyber investigative reports documenting digital forensics findings * Experience with the analysis and characterization of cyber attacks * Experience with proper evidence handing procedures and chain of custody protocols * Skilled in identifying different classes of attacks and attack stages * Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities * Knowledgeable in proactive analysis of systems and networks, to include creating trust levels of critical resources * Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations * Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information * Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours