NANA Regional Corporation Digital Forensic Research Technician(Must have an active Secret Clearance) in Newington, Virginia

Digital Forensic Research Technician(Must have an active Secret Clearance)


SAVA services and solutions help our federal clients provide for national security, improve communications and collaboration, secure the integrity of information systems and networks, enhance data collection and analysis, and increase efficiency and mission effectiveness. We’re at the forefront of the communications breakthroughs that bring Federal, state, local and International organizations together for leading edge collaborative solutions in our fight against global crime and terrorism.


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.



  • 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.

  • Subject Matter Expert in DOS, Windows, MAC and UNIX.

  • Demonstrated experience using ILook, Encase, and Forensic Toolkit.


  • 1-3 years of direct experience with Digital Forensics.

  • Bachelor degree in a related field and/or relevant Digital Forensics certifications.

  • Completed a computer examination forensics proficiency, certification or qualification test within the last 18 months.

  • Must have an active Secret clearance

  • U.S. citizenship required

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Newington

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: SAV02975