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Job #: R-00018077
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Cyber Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Requisition:

Sr Mobile Exploitation Analyst

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking qualified, motivated Sr. Mobile Exploitation Analysts for an exciting opportunity on a critical program supporting a wide range of intelligence mission areas.   The work location is primarily in the Washington Metro area, but certain positions may require some travel to other domestic or oversees locations. The position requires an active TS clearance with current SCI or SCI eligibility.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful Sr. Mobile Exploitation Analyst shall:

  • Conduct forensic examination of high priority digital media
  • Deploy to assist in the conduct of Site Exploitation (SE) activities and provides technical support to field collection and other operational partner elements to include diverse set of technical exploitation tools & tradecraft; hardware exploitation; firmware exploitation of mobile devices
  • Generate professional technical exploitation reports for customers and the Intelligence Community
  • Coordinate, develop, and promulgate forensic and technical exploitation standards for IC assets while providing Subject Matter Expert-level technical support for partners and internal/external customers
  • Coordinate with partner organizations, as necessary, on MEDEX/CELLEX/VIDEX platform & training related issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Top Secret Clearance, SCI eligible
  • 4+ years' technical exploitation experience, such as computer forensics, DOMEX, reverse engineering and malware analysis
  • Experience conducting full-scope technical exploitation examinations
  • Ability to deploy to provide global technical exploitation response capabilities and expert multi-functional exploitation expertise
  • Experience applying software reverse engineering techniques to detect and identify malware on mobile devices
  • Experience applying hardware reverse engineering techniques to detect and identify unique attributes or modifications to known mobile device baselines
  • Ability to support asset validation & credibility assessments by providing baseline assessments of mobile digital media, including but not limited to cellular telephones
  • Ability to perform steganography detection and analysis, and large data set analysis and target language keyword search
  • Ability to perform digital forensic tool and script development, sector-level entity extraction, metadata extraction and analysis, network forensics and analysis
  • Ability to perform application and internet activities analysis to support source vetting, digital profiling, and other requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High School Diploma/GED and 10 years' relevant experience; Associate's degree and 8 years' relevant experience; Bachelor's degree and 6 years' relevant experience; or Master's degree and 4 years' relevant experience in a relevant field, from an accredited college or universit

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EnCase EnCE, ACE FTK, GCFE, GCFA certification

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Cyber Security




Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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