Digital Forensics / Incident Response Investigator

Austin, Texas or Full Remote

The Forensics Investigator shall be responsible for conducting in-depth examinations for host-based systems from a live response engagement and/or post-breach incident that will lead in determining a root cause of the reported incident. The Investigator working in this role must be able to conduct a free-form analysis while utilizing available forensic tools and investigative methods to answer relevant questions, typically for a legal audience. The Forensic Investigator shall be proficient in note taking, report writing, and must possess the ability to communicate findings to technical and non-technical audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Analyze intrusion techniques that assist with determining a root cause analysis
  • Accurately report and communicate findings
  • Be able to demonstrate working knowledge on performing a forensic examination
  • Be familiar with Incident Response processes and procedures
  • Be familiar with incidents involving malware, ransomware, and website exploitation
  • Have a working understanding of various file systems (FAT32, NTFS, EXT2, HFS+)
  • Have a working understanding of operating systems concepts
  • Identify artifacts that support malicious use leading to data exfiltration
  • Possess an understanding of performing a registry analysis and identify persistence locations
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Utilize EDR tools such as Carbon Black, SentinelOne, Huntress, and other platforms as required
  • Working understanding of conducting memory analysis using tools such as Axiom and Volatility
  • Working understanding of malware analysis and sandboxing
Desired Skills
  • Create and run scripts that will aid in automating the forensic analysis process
  • Familiarity with a programming language such as Python, PowerShell, C++, and JavaScript
  • Have an industry standard certification(s) such as: GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GREM, CEH, CHFI
  • Obtain and generate indicators of compromise to assist with documentation of Threat Actor tactics and techniques
  • Perform static and dynamic malware analysis
The Forensics Team at Solis Security is constantly in search of betterment and excellence with each investigation we perform. Our team cultivates a learning environment that every Investigator can leverage to increase their knowledge as well as mentor each other on their respective specialties. With each hire, we strive to add unique skillsets and backgrounds that can enhance the overall stature of the team. Ideal candidates are humble and eager life-long learners who seek to gain experience quickly while being reliable teammates on a supportive team.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical benefits that include dental and vision plans
  • 401(k) with match
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Referral bonus program
  • Be part of a dynamic growing company that offers a meaningful and fun work environment