Title: Forensics Analyst
Location: Toronto, ON or Vancouver, BC
Duration: 6 months contract
- Conduct digital forensic analysis through, evidence acquisition, evidence analysis, email forensics, registry analysis, user forensic analysis, data carving, artifact analysis, memory analysis, file analysis, log analysis, browser analysis, timeline analysis, file system analysis, malware analysis, anti-forensic detection analysis, social media forensic analysis among others.
- Use a range of forensic tools and software to extract and analyze information for defining requirements, specifications, and issues to support the development of new policies, standards, and procedures or update existing ones.
- Deal with highly sensitive or confidential data or images, depending on the type of case you are investigating. Recover the target information and assess the credibility and completeness of the data
- Present findings of on-going incidents to other members in the investigation team, law enforcement agencies and clients
- Write technical reports based on your findings. Write and publish cyber defense recommendations, reports, and white papers on incident findings to appropriate constituencies.
- Ensure that all work is done in compliance with local and federal laws and forensic standards
- keep up to date with evolving cybercrime methods and developments within the digital forensics field
Qualification and Experience:
- Minimum 4 years’ experience in Information Security is required along with excellent knowledge of: Law enforcement evidence seizure process, Malware analysis or reverse engineering, Timeline Analysis, Carving, compiling and analyzing security incident related artifacts, and Network forensics.
- EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) preferred.
- Must be familiar with standard computer operating systems, networks, and hardware as well as security software and document-creation applications.
- Must have expertise in hacking and intrusion techniques and prior experience with security testing and computer system diagnostics.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills
- An enquiring, investigative mindset with excellent attention to detail
- Written and verbal communication skills for writing reports on findings and conveying technical information to technical and non-technical people
- Ability to identify patterns or trends across large amounts of data
- An aptitude for working under pressure and to deadlines
- Decision-making skills and the ability to interact with a range of people and communicate decisions effectively
- integrity and impartiality and be compliant with issues of confidentiality