Malware Analyst

Full Time
Arlington, VA
Areas of Interest: Exploitation Analysis, Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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  • Alternate Job Title: Cyber Anst Sr
  • Job ID: 24122BR
  • Posting Date: 2017-01-11
  • Travel Percentage: < 10%
  • Location: Arlington, VA 22203
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Shift: Other
  • Required Security Clearance: Top Secret and Eligible for SCI

Job Description:
The selected candidate will provide onsite support to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness program (US-CERT) responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber threat warning information, and coordinating incident response activities. US CERT provides advanced network and digital media analysis expertise and defends against malicious activity targeting networks within the United States and abroad. 

The responsibilities of the selected malware analyst candidate   may include the following: Identify and develop enhancement opportunities while investigating and reporting on Cyber policy trends and issues; Review and evaluate cyber policy directives; Conduct research on emerging cyber threats, methods, processes, cyber warfare techniques and offensive capabilities; Provide support to an enhance Cyber requirements analysis and tracking process;   Resolve malware and intrusion issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering; Discover, analyze, diagnose, and report on malware events, files and network intrusion and vulnerability issues; Recommend counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications that exploit customer communication systems; Conduct reverse engineering for known and suspected malware files; Develop analysis and recommend hardware or software tools or solutions to mitigate malware intrusions; Refine and develop   policies and procedures to related to   malware incidents; Assist in the development and delivery of malware security awareness products and briefings. 

Candidate preference to shift will be considered. Shifts are defined as follows:
Shift 1: Mon - Fri, 6:00AM - 2:30PM 
Shift 2: Mon - Fri, 2:00PM - 10:30PM 
Shift 3: Mon - Fri, 10:00PM - 6:30AM 
Shift 4: Sat and Sun, 6:00AM - 6:30PM, plus two (2) eight-hour weekday shifts
Shift 5: Sat 6:00PM - Sun 6:30AM and Sun 6:00 PM - Mon 6:30 AM, plus two (2) eight-hour weekday shifts 

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience 

Required Skills and Education:
Bachelor’s Degree required for positions above entry level;  Hands-on experience in reverse engineering. Debugging and Debugger experience using tools such as: ollydbg, windbg, and immunitydg; dissassembling/dissassemblers experience using IDA Pro .  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work independently and with a group; 
Possess excellent problem solving and organizational skills. Must have an active Clearance with a current investigation and eligible for upgrade.  Must be able to obtain a DHS Suitability Clearance 

Preferred Skills and Education:
Current DHS Suitability;  Current Clearance with upgrade eligibility;  CISSP certification or other Cyber Security Certifications;  Industry certifications (MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, ISC, CAP);  Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment 

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security:
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. 

Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. 

People are the greatest asset in any Company ... 

BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment that challenges our employees to be remarkable and obtain their full potential. 

Equal Opportunity Employer. Females. Minorities. Veterans. Disabled 

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