Digital Forensic Technician - Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Newington, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: SAV04810

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SAVA Workforce Solutions an Akima Company, delivers enterprise IT and mission support solutions to the federal government, serving the federal civilian, defense, law enforcement and intelligence communities. SAVA helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and networks. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


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.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. 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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