Senior Malware Analyst - Subject Matter Expert

    • Peraton
  • Beltsville, MD
  • Posted 42 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 146,000.00 - 234,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Nexus
Adobe AIR
SAFE
DOS
IT security
Business process
Editing
Intrusion detection
Reverse engineering
Communication
Computer networking
Splunk
Microsoft
MDE
Operating systems
Incident management
Network
Forensics
Organizational skills
Leadership
Copy editing
Customer engagement
Cisco Certifications
Certified Ethical Hacker
CISA
CISM
ISSAP
CISSP
Cloud computing
GCIA
GCIH
GSLC
Security clearance
Security operations
ServiceNow
Issue tracking
Policies and procedures
Malware analysis
Enterprise networks
Cyber security
Software development
Training
SCA
Insurance
Financing

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities

Peraton is seeking a to hire an experienced Malware Senior Engineer, Subject Matter Expert to become part of Peraton's Department of State (DoS) Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission (DSCM) program to provide leading cyber and technology security experience to enable innovative, effective and secure business processes.

Location: Beltsville, MD and Rosslyn, VA. Ideally, looking for someone that is able to support a hybrid and flexible schedule, in the event of significant cyber incident a continuous on site presence will be required.

What you'll do:

Provide static and dynamic malware analysis support in a 24x7x365 environment.
Contribute to Shift Change Document.
Conduct advance analysis and recommend remediation steps for cybersecurity events and incidents.
Publish after-action reports, cyber defense techniques, guidance, and incident reports.
Respond to and assist with the resolution of any suspected or successful cybersecurity breach or violation.
Share knowledge and intelligence gained from cybersecurity events with stakeholders.
Assist with training junior level analysts.
Perform analysis of network and host logs.
Perform network searches, artifact collection and timeline analysis using a variety of EDR tools.
Share in-depth knowledge and intelligence gained from cybersecurity events with stakeholders.
Protect against and prevent potential cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
Assist in the development and implementation of training programs for malware analysts.
Review, draft, edit, update, and publish cyber incident response plans.

Qualifications

Required:

Bachelors degree and 12 years of relevant experience. An additional 4 years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Ability to resolve highly complex malware and intrusion issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering.
Ability to recommend sound counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications which exploit customer communication systems.
Has knowledge in development of policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the entire computer network?
Experience with Debuggers, Disassemblers, Unpacking Tools, and Binary analysis tools.
Experience with static and dynamic malware analysis tools and techniques.
Ability to identify remediation steps for cybersecurity events.
Experience with Splunk and EDR tools such as Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE), Tanium.
Ability to analyze a variety of Operating System log types.
Experience in the development of policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the enterprise network.
Knowledge of IOCs and APT threat actors.
Knowledge of the Incident Response Lifecycle.
Knowledge of host and network forensic analysis.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
Proven ability to operate in a time sensitive environment.
Proven ability to communicate orally and written; ability to brief (technical/informational) senior leadership.
Experience collaborating with cross functional teams.
Experience with static and dynamic malware analysis tools and techniques.
At least ONE of the following as an active certification:
CASP+ CE; CCISO; CCNA Cyber Ops; CCNA-Security; CCNP Security; CEH; CFR; CISA; CISM; CISSP (or Associate); CISSP-ISSAP; CISSP-ISSEP; Cloud+; CySA+; GCED; GCIA; GCIH; GICSP; GSLC; SCYBER
U.S. citizenship and an active Top Secret security clearance w/ SCI eligibility.
Preferred:

Understanding of Security Operations Center processes and workings.
Experience with ServiceNow Ticketing Software.
Experience in the development of policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the enterprise network.
Experience handling state and national level intrusions.
Demonstrated ability to utilize and leverage forensic tools to assist in determining scope and severity of a cybersecurity incident.
Knowledge of high- and low-level programming.
Experience in developing and delivering comprehensive training programs.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits
At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Retirement
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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