Malware Analyst

Full Time
Salt Lake, CA
Areas of Interest: Digital Forensics, Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Raytheon Global Business Service (GBS) Cyber Threat Operations Group within IT Security is looking for an experienced Malware Analyst. An experienced software developer could also be considered. Knowledge of debugging, assembly languages, application interaction with operating systems, and networking are a basis for malware analysis. This position will also provide network data analysis to identify threats and mitigations targeted at the defense community.

This individual will work with multiple teams in an information security response group to analyze compromised computer systems and provide thorough reporting, as well as participate in network traffic analysis (network forensics), assess potential threats, and conduct research into advanced malware anti-analysis techniques.

Required Skills: 
  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in information security
  • Knowledge of computer security concepts and techniques
  • Experience working in malware detection and prevention, static and behavioral analysis
  • Experience in reverse engineering executable files, including use of reverse engineering tools such as IDA Pro and OllyDbg
  • Solid understanding of computer virus, exploits, ethical hacking techniques and current malware trends
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and network traffic analysis
  • Script programming experience (bash/python)
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, and security), operating systems (Windows/Linux), and web technologies (Internet security).
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Windows architecture, file systems, and core applications.
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance which requires US Citizenship
Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with encryption/decryption algorithms and technologies
  • Working knowledge of YARA, Cuckoo and development of their signatures
  • Information Security related certifications a plus
  • Experience automating processes using common scripting languages (ex: python), data formats (ex: JSON), and APIs (ex: REST based)
Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Cyber, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information and Technology Systems, Math or related discipline
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I(TM) products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.

Relocation Eligible:  No
Clearance Type:  None / Not Required
Expertise:  Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Jobs, Information and Knowledge Systems, Mathematics
Type Of Job:  Full Time
Work Location:  MA - Billerica
TX - Richardson
UT - Salt Lake City

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Raytheon: Aspiring to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems company through our world-class people, innovation and technology Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.
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Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 10,001+