Threat Intelligence / Malware Analyst

Less than 5 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/10/18
Tacoma, WA
Less than 5 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/10/18

Description

Infoblox is seeking a Threat Intelligence / Malware Analyst to join the Cyber Intelligence Unit in Tacoma, WA.  This position is a hands on opportunity where you can immediately contribute to the success of the company, advance your career, gain new knowledge, and hone current skill sets.  The Cyber Intelligence Unit in the office of the CTO conducts extensive research, investigations, and uses Pivot-Farm- Mine to proactively expand threat indicators, and develop actionable information in the form of IOCs, reports, lists, rules, indicators and warnings.

Joining the Infoblox Cyber Intelligence Unit means you will be part of an environment that encourages teamwork.  You will be partnering with other teams in Engineering and Product Management where you will work on both greenfield projects as well as existing products and services.  Infoblox leadership promotes a balance between collaboration and autonomy where you can utilize your expertise as well as develop new skills.

As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced intelligence and malware analyst.  You are very familiar with intelligence processes, requirements, and collection.  You have strong logic, correlation, analytical, communication skills and ability to develop deep understanding of attacker methods and objectives. You are experienced with malware research and able to build tools to assist automate analysis and reverse engineering tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Triage and respond to incidents or requests for analysis
  • Collect, analyze and exploit data from various sources
  • Develop actionable information in the form of technical indicators, reports, lists, rules, signatures, or indicators and warnings
  • Perform analysis on new indicators to detect prior compromise
  • Research new software vulnerabilities and develop exploits and detection algorithms
  • Hunt for new network attacks and perform behavioral malware analysis
  • Research emerging threats, threat actors, tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Develop and use predictive analytics to counter threats by tracking attack campaigns

Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • 3-5 years of experience with Python and other scriptinglanguages
  • Familiar with use and administration of Max, Linux, and Windows
  • Develop written intelligence reports
  • Conduct intelligence-focused research
  • Knowledge of information securitythreat types, their composition, and IOCs
  • Knowledge of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • Commitment to self-study, and maintaining proficiency in the technical cybersecurity

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience analyzing common types of attacks
  • Log analysis and experience reviewing securityevents
  • Knowledge of intrusion analysis, network and host forensics
  • API usage and design experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports, protocols, and traffic flow

Education:

  • B.S. in CS, CE or EE is required
  • Master’s and/or PhD preferred
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