Cybersecurity Malware Analyst, Senior in Riyadh at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Job Number: R0020931

Cybersecurity Malware Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Research, analyze, and document malware exploits, vulnerabilities, and behavior. Develop and recommend mitigating controls or remediation for malware and other malicious type code and applications. Support technical Cybersecurity testing services, including network and application penetration testing and vulnerability assessments and Red Team operations and apply knowledge of exploits and vulnerabilities. Leverage expertise as part of the incident management and business continuity support for clients. The position may require some travel to other locations within the MENA region.


Basic Qualifications:

-4 years of experience with reverse engineering of malware for malware analysis and the use of reverse engineering and debugging tools

-Experience with malware analysis tools, including Balbuzard, Bro, Cuckoo Sandbox, IDA Pro, Remnux, Sandboxie, and Yara

-Experience with the identification and classification of malware families based on standard taxonomy

-Knowledge of malware assembly and obfuscation techniques and tools

-Knowledge of the latest Cybersecurity threats, tools, vulnerabilities, and malware families

-Knowledge of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac, application behaviors, and network traffic analysis to identify malware exploits

-BA or BS degree in IT, Information Security, Computer Engineering, or EE or 8+ years of experience with reverse engineering in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in the setup of malware analysis lab environments with sandboxes to contain malware analysis in a controlled environment

-Experience with applying Cyber threat intelligence to support incident analysis

-Experience with investigations or intelligence

-Knowledge of the Security Operations Centre, Network Operations Centre operations, development and operations, Cyber kill–chain analysis for incident response, and relevant security technologies

-Ability to automate through the development and deployment of custom scripts, shellcode, or applications

-CISSP, CSX, CHFI, CEH, or GREM Certification

-OSCP or CREST Certification

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