Senior Cyber Malware Analyst

  • Peraton,
  • Beltsville, MD
  • 10 hours ago
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Peraton
IT, Analyst, CCNA, CISSP
Full Time

Job Description

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

The Senior Cyber Malware Analyst role will be located in Beltsville, MD.

Position Description:

  • Perform advanced network threat hunting to detect malicious or suspicious behavior on on-premises and cloud-based networks.
  • Respond to security events received from CIRT, provide comprehensive findings and recommended remediation steps. Activities include the following: Advanced code analysis (e.g. reverse engineering of malicious code); Advanced traffic analysis (at the packet level) and reconstruction of network traffic to discover anomalies, trends, and patterns; Perform forensic analysis of suspected systems (e.g. mobile devices, on and off premise network devices, and storage media) impacted by malicious activity.
  • Implement and use cyber security frameworks (e.g. MITRE-ATARC, Kill Chain, etc.).
  • Provide advanced forensic analysis of mobile devices (e.g. GFE) with abnormalities, assist in conducting testing of mobile devices and policies.


Basic Qualifications- To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 9 years experience required. An additional 6 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret security clearance is required with the ability to obtain SCI.
  • Has ability to resolve highly complex malware and intrusion issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering.
  • Expertise in discovering, analyzing, diagnosing, and reporting on malware events, files and network intrusion and vulnerability issues. Can recommend sound counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications which exploit customer communication systems.
  • Has knowledge and experience in developing analysis and making recommendations for the purchase of hardware and or software to mitigate malware intrusions.

Preferred Qualifications - Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Possess CASP+ CE, CCNA, CEH, CISSP, CySA+, GCIH, or similar certification.


Required Qualifications
  • You've spent 2-5 years working in
  • You've spent 1-3 years working in
  • Know how to use


Desired Qualifications
  • Have a demonstrated track record of
  • Are comfortable with


Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


Company Information

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Dice Id : 91005870
Position Id : 2021-11051
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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