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Forensics / Malware Analyst (+)

Job ID 
2017-1939
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-AZ-Sierra Vista
Posted Date 
8/17/2017
Category 
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Overview

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

 

Job Description: Forensics / Malware Analyst

 

Job Location:  Sierra Vista, AZ

 

Security Clearance:  TS/SCI with SSBI Investigation 

 

Certification: DOD 8570 IAT Level III - Any ONE of the following would qualify: CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)- Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) 

Job Responsibilities

The Forensics / Malware Analyst will examine malicious software / capabilities to identify the nature of the threat and collect, preserve and transfer forensic evidence of unauthorized access to a DoD networks.  Typical daily duties will include:

  • Reverse-engineer compiled executable code to examine how programs interact with their environment.
  • Analyze collected media for defensive cyber operations (DCO) value to understand adversary technical capabilities and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) methods of employment.
  • Analyze the attack/exploit capability of malware, document, and catalog findings for future correlation).
  • Develop necessary procedures or scripts to identify such data.
  • Work and interact with other DCO professionals, with Law Enforcement and Counter Intelligence personnel, and intelligence professionals as a technical specialist to understand higher-level adversary capability.
  • Document, update and enhance processes and procedures by producing training materials, standards documents and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated/practical hands-on experience performing forensics and malware analysis in a DoD network environment
  • Possess exceptional knowledge, experience, and certifications with commercial computer forensic tools including but not limited to: EnCase Forensic, EnCase Enterprise / Cybersecurity, AccessData Forensic Tool Kit (FTK), AccessData Lab, etc.
  • Possess exceptional knowledge and experience with commercial binary analysis tools including but not limited to: IDA PRO disassembler, Ollydbg.
  • Be familiar with analysis tools to include IceSword, Procmon, Analyst Notebook, etc.
  • Be proficient and have experience with computer languages including but not limited to: Assembly, C, C++, Perl, Java, Python, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with all Windows OS platforms including but not limited to: Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 2K3 Server, 2K8 Server.
  • Working knowledge and experience with varying flavors of Unix/Linux platforms, and Apple based operating systems.
  • Possess strong experience with obtaining forensically sound images of, but not limited to, workstations, servers, laptops, flash devices, removable media, cell phones, RAID, virtual systems, etc.

 

Required Certifications:

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level III - Any ONE of the following would qualify: CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH

  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)- Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) 

 

This position may require shift work.

Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI with SSBI Investigation 

 

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: www.tracesystems.com.      #jointracesystems

 

For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact dclement@tracesystems.com

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

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