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Cyber Malware Operations Analyst

Company: Peraton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 15, 2022

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 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Peraton is currently seeking a Cyber Malware Operations Analyst to support a long-term government customer with its' Federal Strategic Cyber group located in Arlington. VA.
This position allows the ability to telework part-time! You must be local to the Arlington, VA area AND amenable to working a minimum of 1-day onsite. You must also be able to work onsite if required based on business conditions/needs occasionally.
The primary responsibility of the Cyber Malware Operations Analyst is to triage malware incidents and advise leadership of any action required by the Threat Hunting Teams for high impact incidents.
In this role, you will:

  • Participate in operational meetings to review ongoing incidents and engagements.
  • Manage and triage malware submissions, workflow, and product development in coordination with analysis and detection sections to identify and analyze technology and cyber impacts to IT assets, network infrastructure, including applying security and ensuring proper incident management and coordination.
  • Report to and coordinate with external organizations and authorities.
  • Coordinate and distribute directives, vulnerability, and threat advisories to identified consumers.
  • Perform as a Liaison and maintain continuous communication with internal and external stakeholders.
    • This role requires both remote and on-site work, supports active operations and presents the candidate with cutting edge challenges in the malware arena.
      Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5-7 years related technical experience; or a Master's degree and a minimum of 3-5 years' experience. An additional 4-6 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
      • Understanding of malicious applications that may affect a variety of operating systems such as Linux, Mac, Windows, IOS and Android operating systems, and IOT network devices.
      • Understanding of the following tools:
        • Process Explorer
        • CFF Explorer
        • Wireshark
        • Fiddler
        • Regshot
        • Process Monitor
        • Process Hacker
        • Knowledge of reverse engineering and file reconstruction practices.
        • Knowledge of, or ability to perform static and dynamic analysis of applications and scripts.
        • Knowledge of highly complex malicious applications.
        • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required.
          • In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
            Preferred Skills:
            • Knowledge of APTs
            • Foundational certifications such as Security+, Network +
            • Knowledge of Java, C, C++, .NET, PowerShell, Golang, C#,
            • Knowledge of ICS/SCADA systems
              Colorado Salary Minimum: $68,500
              Colorado Salary Maximum: $166,300

              The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Keywords: Peraton, Arlington , Cyber Malware Operations Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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