Malware Analyst, Mid

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • 9800 Savage Rd, Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Technology R&D Test and Evaluation Knowledge Management

Job Description

Key Role:

Support clients in solving difficult problems by focusing on analyzing complex malicious code. Leverage knowledge of how to analyze and evaluate complex malicious code to create technical reports for identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and potential mitigation strategies. Work to continually improve current malware analysis techniques and identify new ways to help colleagues identify malware. Conduct ongoing research and training in comprehending malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation techniques.


Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with application security, network security, reverse engineering, or malware

-Knowledge of Windows internals and Win32 API

-Ability to be self–motivated and acquire new expertise

-Ability to be a team player

-Current TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph required

-HS diploma or GED


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with program and system analyses through IDA Pro, OllyDbg, PCap tools, or TCP Dump

-Experience with Assembly programing

-Experience with Web programing

-Experience with computer science or engineering

-Experience with using Microsoft PowerPoint and Word for documenting methodologies and presenting results

-Knowledge of worms, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, and botnets

-Knowledge of basic scripting and programming in Regex, C++, and Python for analysis

-Ability to mentor other staff members

-Ability to work across different divisions, organizations, and leadership chains to influence change

-Possession of excellent critical thinking and problem–solving skills

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