Malware Reverse Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Apply advanced consulting and extensive technical expertise as well as full industry knowledge to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Engage with multiple functional groups to comprehend client challenges, prototype new ideas and new technologies, and help to create solutions to drive the next wave of innovation. Analyze malware binaries and executable code to detect a variety of threat types, including malware and advanced persistent threats. Apply consulting experience, technical experience, and cybersecurity and IT industry knowledge to convert cyber data into actionable intelligence information to help shape recommendations related to applying defensive controls to mitigate clients’ cyber threats and risks. Develop solutions for challenges related to information communication and knowledge management. Collaborate with colleagues and client stakeholders to provide a greater awareness and comprehension of cyber threats. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in reverse engineering roles
  • Experience with C, Python, or JavaScript programming
  • Experience with disassembly tools and functional exploits
  • Ability to use both static and dynamic tools and techniques to analyze and reverse-engineer malware
  • Ability to install malware analysis tools and sandboxes
  • Ability to embed within incident response engagements to both obtain intelligence and feed intelligence based on current events and incidents
  • Ability to develop custom detection signatures using YARA and other languages used in common IDS, EDR, and security technologies
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with techniques used in kill chain analysis
  • Experience with analysis or mitigation of cyber indicators of compromise APTs, MITRE ATT&CK TTPs, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures remediation
  • Knowledge of the basic intelligence cycle and process
  • Ability to apply creative and critical thinking when approaching issues
  • Ability to analyze logs and artifacts to identify malicious activity or patterns, specifically in intrusions
  • Ability to integrate threat intel feeds into Threat Intelligence Platforms (TIPs)


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $100,000 to $160,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

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