Malware Analyst in San Antonio, TX at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0022884

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.


Malware Analyst

Key Role:
Research, analyze, and document the exploits, vulnerabilities, and behavior of malware. Develop and recommend mitigating controls or remediation to malware and other malicious type code and applications. Apply knowledge of tactical to strategic level intelligence analysis of Cyber threats, vectors, and actors in support of Cyber defense and computer network operations. Advise on the uses of forensics, network vulnerability, and malware analysis to conduct both technical analysis of Cyber threats and events and all-source analysis of Cyber threats and their vectors and capabilities. Use both open source data and classified reporting to analyze and document the political, economic, social, and behavioral aspects of malicious Cyber activity and provide situational awareness of local, regional, and international Cyber threats, including attribution analysis of Cyber organizations, programs, capabilities, motivations and intent to conduct Cyberspace operations. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed.


Basic Qualifications:
-Experience with reverse engineering of malware for malware analysis and the use of reverse engineering and debugging tools
-Experience in the setup of malware analysis lab environments with sandboxes to contain malware analysis in a controlled environment
-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
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-HS diploma or GED required


Additional Qualifications:
-Knowledge of Security Operations Center, Network Operations Center 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 or applications
-TS/SCI clearance
-BA or BS degree in IT, Information Security, Computer Engineering, or EE or 4+ years of experience with reverse engineering in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree
-CISSP, CSX, CHFI, CEH, or GREM Certification
-OSCP or CREST Certification


Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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