• Digital Forensics Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Coalfire

    Coalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk. Our professionals are among the most talented in the industry, and each and every day, they strive to provide the unbiased assessments, advice, and innovative solutions that help our clients meet their specific challenges and build long-term strategies to protect their organizations. For nearly 20 years, we’ve been on the cutting-edge of one of the world’s most important industries – and we’re committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.


    Coalfire is composed of highly specialized security testers with a passion for enhancing system security postures.  Our team members actively participate in the information security community and have released toolsets, blog posts, and whitepapers. Our team members have presented at numerous industry conferences, including BlackHat, DefCon, ShmooCon, BlueHat, DerbyCon, 44CON, and numerous BSides, about offensive and defensive operations as well as the tools and capabilities we create and share.  Come join an amazing technical security team who makes a difference in the information security industry and consistently pushes the limit of offensive and defensive security capabilities.  We are looking for a Digital Forensics Security Specialist to join our team in Arlington, VA. 


    What you'll do

    Work with one of our strategic partners in the shaping and execution of a forensics program. The program requires a well-versed digital forensics analyst with experience in MacOS, Windows, Linux, and iOS forensics to support incident response and investigations.

    • Duties will include maintaining tool kits, establishing and executing policies and procedures, digital evidence acquisition and analysis. 

    What you'll bring

    • Excellent working knowledge of computer hardware and networking, as well as standard forensics tools and digital evidence acquisition methodologies. At least 5 years of total experience, with at least 2 of which spend recovering and examining data from computers and other electronic devices in order to investigate and respond to IT security incidents, and to provide analysis for incident response and investigation
    • Experience analyzing system logs, network traffic, and forensic data sources
    • Memory, network traffic, registry and log analysis
    • Experience with some or all of the following tools: X-Ways, F-Response, Cuckoo Sandbox, Volatility, Wireshark, IDA Pro
    • Malware triage and analysis
    • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field preferred
    • Experience or interest in penetration testing a plus; there is a potential for on-the-job cross-training in penetration testing for the right candidate.

    Bonus Points

    • Penetration testing experience
    • OSCP
    • Master’s degree in related field

    Why you'll want to join us

    Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success. 


    Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:


    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages


    Coalfire is an EEO employer.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed