Digital Media Analyst (DMA) Subject Matter Expert (SME)

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Job Category:
Cyber Security
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations.  The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.

Leidos has an immediate need for a Digital Media Analyst (DMA) Subject Matter Expert to join our team supporting the Customs and Border Protection program.

The DMA SME shall have the following qualifications:  an in-depth knowledge of network tools used to assess traffic at the application layer, rendering the ability to identify and interpret anomalous activity in packet details, will also be able to perform static analysis, dynamic analysis, network attack characterization and reconstruction development of mitigation strategies and have experience in use of commercial forensics tools such as EnCase, Forensics Tool Kit (FTK) and other COTS Forensics Tool sets to image and review computer drives and data, determine if an incident occurred, and discover the intrusion method; ability to generate IDS and other Signatures and use various in-house, commercial and freeware tools to interpret and analyze technical data and the ability to document and report results of analysis; experience with Incident Response, Monitoring and Analysis and Digital Media Analytic tools and databases; SME in Computer Networking technologies, experience with ad-hoc training to junior members in a collaborative environment

External Referral Eligible

Basic Qualifications:


The candidate must currently possess a Secret Clearance.  In addition to clearance requirement, all CBP personnel must have a current or be able to favorably pass a 5 year background investigation (BI).   


BS in IT related field or higher and 8+ years’ experience in an information technology field with last 5 years of experience serving as a digital media analyst or as a computer forensic analyst.

Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated

Must have one of the following certifications:
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP). 
  • EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) (v6 certification or higher).   
  • SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA). 








Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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