Program Security Representative (PSR) II

K2 Group, Inc.
Quantico, VA
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

The Program Security Representative's primary function is to provide multi-discipline security support for one or more of the customer's Special Access Programs (SAPs). The position will provide "day-to-day" multi-discipline analysis for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.
Performance shall include:

* Ensure strict adherence to the provisions of the NISPOM, its Supplement, the DoD Overprint, DCID, ICD, and SAP policy
* Assist in developing and executing approved policies and procedures for safeguarding Special Access Program (SAP), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and collateral data in support of US military operations
* Provide day-to-day security support that includes continuous assessment of procedures to identify shortfalls and provide appropriate recommendations for revising and improving security policies, procedures, and systems
* Identify vulnerabilities, threats, and risks to test, training, and operational activities
* Assist in developing, implementing, and training the Operations Security program
* Assist in providing contractor and subordinate facility assistance and oversight
* Brief all levels of personnel, both in the government and senior civilian services, on a variety of security related topics
* Conduct and document SAP facility compliance reviews, follow-on facility reviews, and facility close-outs
* Monitor, report and track all corrective actions resulting from compliance reviews
* Ensure timely notification of pertinent security matters to program technical and management staff
* Conduct exploration of any loss, compromise, or suspected compromise of classified and/or sensitive information, including conducting preliminary inquiries and generating damage assessments resulting from the loss of classified information
* Coordinate with SAP security personnel to ensure lessons learned are incorporated into the curriculum for the SAP security education & awareness program

Experience:

* 8 - 10 years related experience
* Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) counts towards 3 years of experience
* Special Program Security Certification (SPSC) counts towards 5 years of experience
* Maximum equivalent experience for SPED Certifications is no more than 5 years

Education:

* Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)

Security Clearance:

* Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
* Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
* Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

* N/A

Senior Technical Operations and Exploitation Analyst

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

In providing Senior Technical Operations and Exploitation Analyst support, the Contractor shall provide some or all of the services as required:
* Conduct forensic examinations and exploitation of various types of digital media.
* Conducting targeting, Pattern of Life studies, behavioral analysis, link analysis, and general intelligence analysis on information extracted from the media.
* Conducting multi-source investigations using various databases to further evaluate findings, map relationships, determine foreign travel, analyze geo-location information, verify user attribution, and independently corroborate the user's background information.
* Use a whole person concept to assess an individual's overall behavior, honesty, integrity, judgment, reliability, authenticity, and general motivations.
* Using a broad understanding of intelligence collection capabilities and how that information can be used to validate a Source.

Qualifications:

* Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or STEM and at least eight (8) years of related experience. Eight (8) years direct computer forensic experience may be substituted for education, for a total of sixteen (16) years experience. A Masters Degree in Computer Science or STEM may be substituted for four (4) years of required experience.
* Minimum of 8 years of demonstrated technical exploitation experience and skills such as computer forensics, technical exploitation, reverse engineering, and malware analysis.
* Minimum of 4 years' experience providing technical asset validation in support of technical operations.
* Experience requiring strong problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills
* Experience requiring strong Analytic, Research, and Investigative skills
* Experience requiring excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Experience in intelligence reporting, investigations, and/or targeting a plus
* Experience requiring the ability to design, implement and document computer forensics services to include evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis and data recovery
* Expert experience conducting advanced technical exploitation and computer forensic analysis of various digital media devices with focus on the user's authenticity, reliability, and indicators of hostile control
* Experience requiring excellent skills assessing the technical profile of the user by determining the users' technical capabilities, i.e. is the user a novice or technical expert?
* Expert experience answering any technical exploitation questions or requirements as defined by the customer. Report on any other items of interest found on the device (Finances, Travel, Profile, Background, intelligence interest, Contacts, Alcohol/Drug use, Medical/Psychological information, etc.). Prepare both summary reports and detailed technical findings reports.
* Experience conducting link analysis and Pattern of Life studies.

Mid-level Automation and Triage Technician

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

In providing Mid-level Automation and Triage Technician support, the Contractor shall provide some or all of services as required:
* Conduct forensic examination of High Priority Digital Media to include:
* Full-Scope forensic examinations
* Advanced registry and Internet history analysis
* Date obfuscation and steganography detection and analysis
* Large data set analysis and Target language Keyword search
* Forensic tool and script development
* Sector-level entity extraction
* Metadata extraction and analysis
* Network forensics and analysis

* Generate professional technical exploitation reports of interest to OTE customers and the Intel Community
* Perform application and internet activities analysis to support source vetting, digital profiling, and other requirements
* Coordinate, develop and promulgate forensic and technical exploitation standards for forward deployed IC/DoD assets
* Provide Subject Matter Expert-level technical support for federated partners, internal customer, and customer deployed platforms
* Provide global Technical Exploitation response capabilities to include:
* Provide deployable technical exploitation personnel to meet DOD & partner contingency requirements
* Provide expert multi-functional exploitation expertise as required
* Coordinate with internal customer elements on technical exploitation platform & training related issues

* Plan, integrate & execute full-spectrum technical exploitation plans, exercises, training, and operations as required
* Assist in the conduct of Site Exploitation (SE) activities as required
* Provide technical support to field collection and other operational partner elements to include:
* Diverse set of technical exploitation tools & tradecraft
* Assist asset validation & credibility assessments by providing baseline assessments of digital media and cellular telephones

Qualifications:

* Minimum of 4 years of demonstrated technical exploitation experience and skills such as computer forensics, DOMEX, reverse engineering, and malware analysis. A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or STEM degree may be substituted for 2 years of required experience
* Experience designing, implementing and documenting computer forensics services to include evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis and data recovery
* Experience conveying technical information effectively and concisely to a wide range of audiences
* One or more industry-standard forensic certifications (EnCe, ACE, CCFE, GCFH, GCFE, GASF. CCE)
* Experience in hardware configuration and network/data communications
* Experience in software engineering and scripting
* Experience in law enforcement evidence seizure
* Experience conducting intelligence analysis and writing finished intelligence reporting

Highly Desired Experience Qualification:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a STEM degree and at least three (3) years of related experience.

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Technology and Engineering Specialist

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.
The Contractor shall provide the following Infrastructure Engineering support:

* Provide Forensic Infrastructure Engineering expertise in support OTE exploitation lab operations
* Design and develop equipment, processes and systems that involve data networks, storage, processing, and data communications
* Image systems and build and maintain images
* Troubleshoot hardware, computer/server configuration skills, repair and test workstations, servers, and networks
* Analyze equipment specifications and process requirements to conceive a practical design
* Develop and maintain technical procedures, documentation and manuals
* Compile and analyze operational data and directs testing to establish standard for new designs or modifications to existing equipment, systems, or processes
* Perform a variety of system administration functions

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in a computer technology-related field and at least three (3) years of related experience. Five (5) years direct IT experience may be substituted for education, for a total of eight (8) years of experience.
* Minimum of three years specialized hardware/system engineering, and systems admin experience.
* Working experience of analysis and installation of communications systems, system administration functions to include support of network systems, network servers and desktop computers.
* Experience requiring the ability to work independently and under tight timelines.
* Experience requiring the ability to convey technical information effectively and concisely to a wide range of audiences
* Experience requiring a working knowledge of Computer Forensics and exploitation systems, processing, and applications
* Working experience with storage solutions
* Working experience of analysis and installation of computer-based systems, local area networks, fiber optic cable installation, specialized interconnect cable design and fabrication

Multimedia Production Specialist

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
This position is currently part of a pipeline opportunity.

All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

K2 Group is currently looking for a Multimedia Production Specialist who will work with an interdisciplinary team of forensic media analysts. This candidate will produce multimedia products in addition to traditional intelligence reporting utilizing a variety of motion graphics and video editing tools such as Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Final Cut. The right candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment supporting the mission with high visibility, a self-motivator, and someone with a keen attention to detail.

Required Qualifications:

* Must possess an active/current TS/SCI with CI polygraph
* Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a media production field plus two years (Junior = 0 - 3 years; Mid = 3 - 7 years; Senior = 7 - 12 years) of experience in graphic design and video editing. In lieu of a degree, three years of experience in graphic design, multimedia production, and video editing.
* Demonstrated proficiency in media production tools such as Adobe Creative Suite software and Final Cut.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

* Demonstrated experience in communicating complex technical material at all levels of understanding and expertise.
* Foundational knowledge of digital media forensic exploitation processes.
* Familiarity with IC reporting and databases.

Digital Attributes/Fusion Analyst

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

The Contractor shall develop methodologies, tradecraft, and procedures for conducting identity exploitation of media at rest, to include detecting, extracting, adjudicating and combining biographic/digital attribute data for reporting, dissemination, and databasing.
Qualifications:

* Knowledge, expertise, and training in intelligence targeting and multisource analysis
* BS/BA plus four (4) years of experience in IC or law enforcement targeting, forensic analysis, or Identity Intelligence, or, six (6) years of experience in IC or law enforcement targeting, forensic analysis, or Identity Intelligence in lieu of a BS/BA degree.
* Knowledge of computer forensics principles, file systems, and forensics tools
* Experience requiring the ability to prioritize work assignments and produce reporting on a time sensitive basis
* Knowledge and experience using IC and/or Law Enforcement databases for conducting multi-source analysis
* Experience performing link analysis, using various techniques, tools and methodologies

Highly Desired Qualifications:

* Experience analyzing operating systems using forensic tools such as EnCase, FTK, Axiom, and others
* Korean, Russian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Iranian languages/dialects highly desired

Security Clearance:

* Current and active TS/SCI w/ CI Poly

Audio-Video Exploitation Specialist and Engineer

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

K2 Group, Inc. is currently seeking an Audio-Video Exploitation Specialist and Engineer who will work on an interdisciplinary team under minimal supervision. K2 Group will fill this position with a self-motivator and someone with a keen attention to detail. The right candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment supporting the mission with high visibility.
Performance shall include:

* Identify any distinctive features and signatures associated with a source, emitter, or sender to answer a myriad of intelligence questions
* Experience in signal optimization, audio enhancement and authentication
* Experience in programming languages such as Python and MATLAB are expected

Education:

* Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related scientific/engineering discipline. In lieu of a degree, five years' experience in the area of signal processing and computer vision.

Security Clearance:

* Must possess an active/current TS/SCI with CI polygraph

Required Qualifications:

* Experience in the area of signal processing, computer vision, rapid prototyping, and integration.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

* Demonstrated experience in communicating complex technical material at all levels of understanding and expertise.
* Foundational knowledge of digital media forensic exploitation processes.
* Familiarity with IC reporting and databases.

Audio Video Examiner

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
This position is currently part of a pipeline opportunity.

All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

K2 Group, Inc. is currently seeking an Audio-Video Examiner who will work on an interdisciplinary team under minimal supervision. K2 Group will fill this position with a self-motivator and someone with a keen attention to detail. The right candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment supporting the mission with high visibility.

Performance shall include:

* Examining digitally stored image and video files.
* Robust content examination and analysis of a large volume of multimedia files, metadata exploitation to expose file processing and distribution workflows.
* Image/video/audio authentication.
* Image and video enhancement.
* Digitization of analog media.
* Compression and conversion of video and audio files.

Security Clearance:

* Requires a current/active TS/SCI with CI polygraph.

Experience/Education:

* 1-3 (junior), 3-7 (mid), 7-12 (senior) years of total experience with media production and/or media forensics.
* Bachelor's degree in related field.
* Experience in the IC/law enforcement community conducting AV exploitation/analysis
* Foundational knowledge of digital media forensic exploitation processes and forensic methodologies.
* Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in file specifications and formats for still image, video, and audio files; and file format conversion processes.
* Demonstrated experience and proficiency in technical report writing to include editing and peer reviewing.
* Proficiency with multimedia production tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, AVID Media Composer, and Apple Final Cut Studio.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

* Certification in any digital media forensics exploitation discipline such as Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA).
* Capable camera operator or video and/or still image creation.
* Familiarity of IC reporting and databases.
* Experienced with all source analysis and report writing in the IC.
* Demonstrated experience in communicating to audiences of varying expertise, as well as collaborating with an interdisciplinary team.
* Strong focus on continuous learning in visual media technologies.

Senior Technical Operations and Exploitation Officer

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

In providing Computer Forensics support, the Contractor shall provide some or all of the services as required:

* Assist customers with the development, analysis and refinement of business processes to prioritize competing requirements and provide traceability of requirements throughout their lifecycle.

* Review, edit and improve lifecycle documentation and give presentations to customers to include requirements, capabilities, updates, and project statuses.

* Research, analyze, and recommend complex technical operational approaches, procedures, and systems.

* Support the customer by developing, planning, executing, and managing telecommunications and computer network operations on a daily basis.
Qualifications:

* Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering and at least eight (8) years of related technical operations experience. A Masters degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering may be substituted for three (3) years of required experience.
* At least 4+ years conducting Technical Operations in the field in support of IC members.
* Demonstrated expert experience in the development, procurement, instruction, installation and operation of specialized technical equipment in support of Cl/HUMINT operations.
* Experience requiring an in depth knowledge in identification and possible mitigation of technical threats to operations.
* Experience requiring excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Demonstrated expert experience and knowledge in technical collection disciplines and operational procedures/policies.
* Experience requiring ability to convey technical information to nontechnical individuals.
* Demonstrated experience maintaining liaison partnerships with IC Agencies.
* Demonstrated advanced experience requiring the ability to research, analyze, prioritize effectively, problem solve, synthesize large amounts of data/information and to work several tasks concurrently with minimum supervision.
* Experience requiring strong oral and written communication skills.
* Experience requiring a knowledge of complex geographic or functional area(s) or issues.
* Advanced experience writing official correspondence.

Security Clearance:

* TS/SCI w/ CI Poly

Infrastructure Specialist

K2 Group, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
This position is part of an active pipeline.

All K2 Group, Inc. employees will need to meet the requirements set forth in Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring all covered contractor personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19.

K2 Group, Inc. is currently seeking an Infrastructure Specialist who will work on an interdisciplinary team under minimal supervision. K2 Group will fill this position with a self-motivator and someone with a keen attention to detail. The right candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment supporting the mission with high visibility.

Qualifications:

* Full Stack Engineer to include demonstrated experience in system engineering (ESXi, VMware, Windows, Linux, Active Directory, DNS), network engineering (Cisco Nexus, Juniper, IP management), maintain V-Center and storage engineering (NetApp).
* Six years (Junior = 0 - 3 years; Mid = 3 - 7 years; Senior = 7 - 12 years) of work experience in a data center environment or lab IT services; experience in maintaining VMWare virtualization platform, providing virtualization hosting and storage solutions to engineering teams for production and testing of digital forensics and analytics.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Strong organization and time management skills.

Security Clearance:

* Requires a current/active TS/SCI with CI polygraph.

Certifications:

* Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 requirements to include training or certification on the OS platform and predominant database platform supported.

Desired Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
* Demonstrated experience in communicating to audiences of varying expertise.

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