Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

  • Security Computer and Forensics Investigator – Malicious Software (Malware) Investigator

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  • Overview

    NT Concepts, a leading provider of business and technology solutions for the intelligence and national security communities, is looking for a Security Computer and Forensics Investigator – Malicious Software (Malware) Investigator to join our on-site team in St. Louis, MO supporting a critical Intelligence Community client. 


    Overall Assignment Description: Malicious Software Investigators: respond to and investigate computer and network security incidents; support incidents referred by the CSOC; review, analyze, mitigate, and report on malicious software (i.e. Malware) found on Agency computers and networks; devise analysis techniques that identify malware; recommend responses that mitigate the effects of malware; and perform other duties as assigned.


     Duties may include:

    • Respond to computer and network security incidents.
    • Identify risks to computer systems and recommend corrective actions.
    • Investigate instances of malware, and determine attack vectors, payloads, and the extent of associated damage and data exfiltration.
    • Ensure security of computers, networks, and related hardware.
    • Develop analysis techniques, recommend procedures, and suggest types of hardware or software that may enhance the forensic mission.
    • Maintain hardware and software documentation that complies with prevailing Federal Information Technology (IT) governance directives.
    • Establish and maintain a Malicious Software (malware) analysis laboratory (i.e. hardware, software, networks, analysis procedures, and related tools).
    • Participate in technical meetings and working groups; address issues related to malware security and vulnerabilities.
    • Assist in developing and delivering malware security awareness products and briefings.
    • Help customer maintain its information system security posture.
    • Provide input to help develop policies and procedures for investigating and mitigating malware-related incidents for the customer’s networks, and recommend hardware and software that support this mission.
    • Collaborate with insider threat personnel, other internal investigators, and external investigators and forensic analysts; help team lead facilitate a premier malware mitigation program.
    • Author investigatively-sufficient reports and conduct briefings, as required.
    • Train team members, as directed.
    • Employ Guidance Software’s EnCase Forensics and Enterprise during analyses.
    • Employ HBGary Responder, Digital DNA, and Recon products during analyses.
    • Employ network analysis tools (i.e. Wireshark, tcpdump, etc.), when required.



    • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Federal Law Enforcement or Intelligence Communities.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or IT field.


    NT Concepts is a company of talented, dedicated people committed to helping our customers achieve critical missions that are of the utmost importance to our nation and our world. We fuse business process with technical expertise to deliver data-driven enterprise solutions that solve our clients' most unique challenges. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in the Washington DC Metro area, NT Concepts is a privately held mid-tier company with customers spanning the Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities.

    NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V), making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.


    NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.   

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.


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