Job Description :
- Employ engineering techniques and processes to analyze software to identify vulnerabilities.
- Re-create programs to rebuild something similar to it, exploits its weaknesses, or strengthens its defenses.
- Develop design specifications by inspection and analysis to offset various malware and to protect and defend government infrastructure.
- Develop, research, and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and encryption.
- Conduct vulnerability assessments/penetration tests of information systems.
- Ensure software standards are met; designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
- Perform in-depth detailed research of software and methodologies to build defensive and offensive technical capabilities.
- Participate in formal technical briefing and proposals.
- Perform system analysis, reverse engineering, and static, dynamic, and best-practice malware analytical methodologies on Windows, Android, or UNIX-based platforms.
- Provide 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.
- Minimum five years of experience as a Malware Analyst.
- Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
- A minimum of DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level I Certification.
- Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Excellent communications skills.