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Senior Digital Forensics Investigator - Multiple Locations or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Raleigh, NC
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727530 Senior Digital Forensics Investigator Multiple Locations or Telecommute

Senior Digital Forensics Investigator - Multiple Locations or Telecommute (727530)

Position Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


The Senior Digital Forensic Investigator is a position reporting to Investigative Services Director with responsibility for acting as the Subject Matter Expert for a team of 10 investigators on the DFIR Team. The DFIR team provides the enterprise with the ability to investigate endpoints and networks for evidence of compromise, intrusion, or misuse.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Mentor analysts, providing training and guidance through complex incidents
  • Identify deficiencies in processes and tools, make corrective recommendations, and drive implementation of solutions and efficiencies
  • Monitor incident throughput and ensure team consistently follows established processes
  • Improve incident response times, establishing SLAs
  • Integrate and collaborate with other subject matter experts throughout the organization
  • Influence the creation and/or adoption of new standards and procedures
  • Perform host-based digital forensics on Microsoft Windows systems primarily and other operating systems and document findings in clear and concise language
  • Preserve evidence (both network and host) using forensically sound methods
  • Establish, evaluate, and implement performance metrics
  • Work with Security Architecture and Engineering teams to remain abreast of changes to IT infrastructure and business environments

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in computer forensics, cyber security investigation and other related fields
  • Experience conducting complex forensic investigations using industry standard forensic tools including but not limited to EnCase, FTK, F-Response or X-Ways
  • Subject matter expert knowledge of the technological aspects of security
  • High attention to detail
  • Deep understanding of the importance of artifacts in endpoint, network, and application logs
  • Understanding of the technology risks that are inherent to a business and an ability to effectively communicate those risks
  • Must have 1 or more of the following certifications: QSA, CCFP, EnCE, X-Pert, GCFE, GNFA, CISSP, and/or GRIM Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience with current advanced persistent threats (APT)
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Deep expertise with EnCase
  • Experience with NetWitness, FireEye, ArcSight, and/or RSA Security Analytics
  • Knowledge of Volatility, HBGary Responder Pro and/or Mandiant Redline 
  • Knowledge of Chain of Custody process and procedures
  • Network traffic knowledge

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: cyber, forensics, CISSP, APT, EnCase, RSA, security, telecommute, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina

Job Details

  • Contest Number727530
  • Job TitleSenior Digital Forensics Investigator - Multiple Locations or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Raleigh, NC
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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