Cybersecurity Analyst: Malware (Int)

  • Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Cybersecurity Analyst, yourprimary responsibilities will include:

Analyze and/or reverse engineer the behavior of malware using static and dynamic tools and techniquesProvide subject matter expertise in the detection, analysis, and mitigation of malware; trends in malware development and capabilities; and proficiency with malware analysis capabilitiesSupport the maintenance of malware analysis platforms and toolsets; identify requirements for new malware analysis capabilities; and contribute to the development of new malware analysis tools and techniquesProduce reports detailing attributes and functionality of malware, including indicators that can be used for malware identification/detection; the relationship between a given sample of malware and other known samples/families of malware; and notable features that indicate the origin or sophistication of the malware and its authorsCommunicate and collaborate with technical staff supporting all customer SOC functions

Required Qualifications:

ActiveTop Secretclearancewith SCI eligibility For continued employment, the selected candidate must obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigationMinimum 4 years of relevant work experienceDemonstrated knowledge in dynamic and static analysis and in such tools as IDA Pro and OllyDbgFamiliarity with analyzing disassembly of x86 and x64 binariesPossess basic programming and scripting skills (e.g., .NET, Perl, Java, or Python)Experience in reverse engineeringDisassembling/disassemblers experienceExperience developing advanced technological ideas and guiding their development into a final product

Preferred Qualifications:

DHS suitability at the SCI level One of the following certifications:GREM ' GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware CREA ' Certified Reverse Engineering AnalystCyber-related certifications (e.g. CISSP, CEH, Security+, CREA)Experience with the Department of Homeland SecurityFamiliarity with NOC/SOC operationsFamiliarity with kill chain for incident responseFamiliarity with security technologies (e.g., IDS, IPS, HBSS)Familiarity with Linux OS and mobile iOS/AndroidCustomer service experience

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Associated topics: cybersecurity, forensic, identity, information assurance, information technology security, malicious, phish, security officer, violation, vulnerability