Job Description

Fort Meade,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Malware Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Research malware families and threat groups to find new technical indicators and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to be used for threat hunting efforts. Perform static code analysis on malware samples to extract indicators. Analyze malware obtained from internal and external sources. Analyze endpoint telemetry for anomalous and malicious behavior. Develop signature and heuristic detection rules to find new malware samples and indicators for threat groups. Leverage knowledge of how to analyze and evaluate complex malicious code to create technical reports for identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and potential mitigation strategies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with conducting dynamic or static analysis of malware

  • 3+ years of experience with programming

  • Experience with using malware reverse engineering to determine indicators of compromise on a Linux, Windows, or mobile platform

  • Experience with malware reverse engineering using static and dynamic analysis tools, including disassemblers, debuggers, virtual machines, and hex editors

  • Experience with modern defensive and offensive security tools, techniques, and methods

  • Knowledge of the TCP/IP networking stack and network IDS technologies

  • Knowledge of x86 and x64 instruction set architectures

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with monitoring threats through Tools, Techniques, and Procedures and how they relate to the MITRE ATT&CK framework

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to train and mentor staff and bring awareness to current and emerging threats

  • Possession of excellent interpersonal skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

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