Digital Forensic Technician - Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Lorton, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-3138



Be a difference maker! Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of, and addiction to opioids is a serious national crisis, but you can directly be a part of the solution. Your Digital Forensic knowledge and experience can help lead to the conviction of licensed professionals that are feeding the epidemic and lining their pockets by overprescribing addictive medications. Be a difference maker by helping our nation fight back against those that are directly contributing to the national epidemic.


  • Assisting with seizure of digital evidence from on-site search locations while minimizing possible data loss.

  • Preserving and archiving digital evidence using forensic best practices.

  • Maintaining proper chain of custody of evidence and associated documentation.

  • Interfacing with a case agent and developing analysis plan to meet agent’s needs.

  • Utilizing authorized forensic tools to perform forensic imaging and extraction from digital media.

  • Writing clear reports that accurately present forensic findings and detailed notes to ensure those results are repeatable.

  • Testifying in court, Grand Jury, or other legal proceedings through testimony, sworn affidavits, or other legal instruments.

  • Successfully passing competency and annual proficiency tests in Digital Forensics.

  • Providing guidance and training on emerging technology and new techniques to forensic personnel as needed.

  • Performing other laboratory forensic functions as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications :

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance (US Citizenship is required).

  • Must have 0-2 years of related experience.

  • Must have a Bachelor degree in computers or science field, with at least 24 credit hours in computer science, engineering or math.

  • Must be able to pass a laboratory-defined skills assessment prior to starting. This skills assessment consists of a proctored written test, hands on practical test, written report, or combinations thereof.

  • Must possess an CompTIA A+ certification, or a laboratory-approved industry certification, or able to obtain an A+ certification within 30 days from offer accepted.

  • You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Desired skills:

  • EnCase Certification is highly desirable.

Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: SAVA

Clearance: Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3138