Cybersecurity Forensics Investigator

3+ months agoRound Rock, TX


Kforce is seeking a full-time Cybersecurity Forensics Investigator to support our enterprise technology development client in Franklin, MA.Summary:This role is needed to support the team as workload has increased and current team member is currently overloaded. They need to understand OS internals and how to peel through a laptop, desktop, or server looking for specific artifacts. The candidate will work with CSIRT teams and IR teams as this team does the backend forensics and incident response forensics. They have to be able to identify malware and tear apart to see what it does to determine what people are trying to steal.Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead small and medium sized investigations, coordinating tasks and resources from corporate legal, ethics, security, and IT teams
  • Manage multiple investigation requests through the entire lifecycle of Initiation, Data Collection, Analysis, and Data Production
  • Participate in designing, testing and deployment of new forensic or eDiscovery tools or solutions
  • Participate on Incident Response teams as forensic SME
  • Work with vendors for problem resolution
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation
  • Standardize process and procedures and provide continual improvement
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Degree in IT or 5+ years of enterprise IT experience
  • Understands advanced concepts of investigations, evidence handling and computer forensics
  • Experience with one or more major computer forensic products in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with SQL based database platforms
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Must work well independently and with others as part of larger team and be able to collaborate on cross functional teams
Desired Skills:
  • 6+ years Cybersecurity experience
  • Working knowledge of system events and associated logs
  • Experience working with MS Windows Desktop and Server operating systems
  • Experience working with Linux/Unix
  • Experience working with Microsoft's O365 environment
  • Familiar with Data Privacy laws and the associated security requirements
  • Microsoft Cloud security
  • ITIL experience, certification preferred
  • EnCase, ACE, ENCE or GCFE certification
  • CISSP or similar Security certifications
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.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."