PAE, Inc Security Computer Investigator in Springfield, Virginia

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Security Computer Investigator

Security Computer Investigator or digital forensics expert will serve as a source of technical counsel and provide advice for forensic collection and processing activities. Will also provide data collection and processing support for investigations and litigations (such as: forensic acquisition of electronic storage device (ESD), collection/capture of electronically stored information (ESI), ESD seizure, forensic examination/analysis, data recovery, documentation and reporting, and expert witness testimony.)

Responsibilities will also include the planning, organization, conduct, and direct data collections and processing on Windows-, Linux-, and MAC-based desktop/laptop computer systems, servers to include SQL, Exchange and Files Shares, mobile devices, and related digital storage media. Manage examinations through the entire lifecycle (case planning, intake, acquisition, examination, presentation and disposition).

Required Qualifications:

  • All applicants must have an active TS/SCI clearance and agree to undergo a Polygraph examination to be considered for this position.

  • Possess a minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience in the field of Security Computer Investigator/Digital Forensics Expert.

  • Working knowledge of Windows, Linux and MAC based desktop/laptop computer systems

  • Working knowledge of Servers to include SQL, Exchange and Files Shares, mobile devices, and related digital storage media.

  • Proficiency using MS Office Suite is desired

  • Experience writing and executing plans and programs at the Customer Headquarters level is beneficial

Desired Skills:

  • Good communication skills in order to interact with various levels of government customers

  • Good Analysis skills to gauge customer needs

  • Ability to analyze technical and business needs of the customer

  • Good decision making and problem solving skills to determine and recommend the best solution to meet customer needs

  • Attention to detail with an ability to handle multiple tasks


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related science field preferred

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.