Malware Analyst I, II, III

Position Location(s):  Ft. Meade, MD

Position Description:

Employs engineering techniques and processes to analyze software to identify vulnerabilities; Recreates programs to rebuild something similar to it, exploits its weaknesses or strengthens its defenses; Develops design specifications by inspection and analysis to offset various malware and to protect and defend USCYBERCOM infrastructure; Develops, researches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and encryption; Conducts vulnerability assessments/penetration tests of information systems; Ensures software standards are met, designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions; Performs in depth detailed research of software and methodologies to build defensive and offensive technical capabilities for USCYBERCOM.

Malware Analyst I

  • Analyzes malware, spam, phishing, or any other malicious content, and components and end to end systems for security at the embedded-system, mobile, host, network, and enterprise level
  • Performs intrusion detection analysis and vulnerability assessment, and malware research and analysis
  • Understands source code, hex, binary, regular expression, data correlation and analysis such as firewall, network flow, system logs
  • Handles incidents and responds accordingly to mitigate risks

Qualifications: Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Malware Analyst. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

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Malware Analyst II

  • Participates in formal technical briefing and proposals
  • Performs system analysis, reverse engineering and static, dynamic, and best-practice malware analytical methodologies on Windows, Android, or UNIX-based platforms 
  • Has an in-depth understanding of security concepts, protocols, processes, architectures, and tools (authentication and access control technologies, intrusion detection, network traffic analysis, incident handling, media/malware analysis, etc.), malware and programming skills to include C/C++ and Assembly language, and detailed understanding of how network-based attacks work at the operating system and/or protocol level

Qualifications: Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Malware Analyst. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering or related discipline; a Master’s Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of relevant experience. Previous experience in the DoD, USCYBERCOM, NSA or IC IT security world. A minimum of DoD 8570 IAM Level I Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

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Malware Analyst III

  • Possesses senior-level experience as a malware analyst with a background in cutting-edge cyberspace technologies
  • Often and without source code or documentation, performs system analysis, reverse engineering and static, dynamic, and analysis on Windows, Android, or UNIX-based platforms
  •  Leads the effort to develop and analyze cyberspace operations, DCO, Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), and OCO solutions
  • Creates malware detection topologies
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of programming skills especially including C/C++ and Assembly language, Windows internal C/C++ and either UNIX/Linux or mobile (Android) platform, malware and things related to malware research and analysis, reverse engineering, vulnerability analysis, exploit development, and related disciplines

Qualifications: Minimum ten (10) years of experience as a Malware Analyst. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; a Master’s Degree may be substituted for two (2) years of relevant experience. Previous experience in the DoD, USCYBERCOM, NSA or IC IT security world. A minimum of DoD 8570 IASAE Level II or CND Information Assurance Certification is required. Current TS/SCI and CI Polygraph.

Submit Resume (Please include the position description in the subject line when submitted):  Malware Analyst