Digital Forensics Analyst

With Apple in Shanghai - CN

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Posted on May 21, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Consumer Electronics
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public


linux, sql, sysadmin

Job description

Apple Information Security is responsible for protecting Apple’s data in transit and at rest. Apple employees and partners are always moving information from one system to another, or storing it on a server or device. Our job is to make sure Apple's information doesn't fall into the wrong hands. We are building a world-class team of security practitioners in Shanghai. This is a rare opportunity to be involved in something new from the beginning. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with multi-functional partners both internal and external to Apple. Among the groundbreaking services you will have the opportunity to focus on is iCloud in China. We are looking for self-motivated individuals with an intuition for security who are not afraid to question assumptions. The ability to be results-driven, comfortable with dynamic requirements, and effective communicating cross-culturally are keys to success in this position. Show us your talent in this challenging, fun, and exciting environment. It’s what makes us Apple.

You will join a team responsible for the incident response program that protects Apple. This is a hands-on role in a dynamic and fast paced environment. As a Digital Forensics Analyst, you will: Lead analysis of security incidents; Lead internal investigations; Support the further development of the incident response program. Successful candidates will exhibit some of the following characteristics: 5-10 years of experience in digital forensics Technical expertise and detailed knowledge of file systems (such as macOS, Linux, Windows) Ability to acquire digital evidence using forensic best practices with understanding of legal chain of custody Strong analytical and investigative abilities with hands-on experience leading root cause analysis Experience with disk and memory forensic tools, enterprise log collection and analysis platforms, and triaging malware Experience researching forensic artifacts Experience conducting digital forensics in a cloud environment preferred

Skills & requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly collaborative with a high standard of ethics
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage parallel activities
  • Expertise in file system forensics of major operating systems (macOS, Windows, and Linux)
  • Knowledge of computer networks and common protocols (for example TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, FTP, SSH, SSL/TLS, HTTP)
  • Experience with programming and structured languages (for example Bash, Python, SQL, C, C+, SWIFT)
  • Expertise building and using log aggregation and distributed monitoring tools (for example Splunk, Elastic Stack)
  • Expertise using enterprise forensic analysis tools
  • Experience with big data - using big data log collection and correlation tools for data analytics
  • Proficiency in English language

B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, equivalent degree, or relevant work experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years.

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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