Malware Analyst

Elkridge, MD, Alexandria, VA

Full Time Clearance required

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Job Description: 

Novetta is seeking a Malware Analyst to join our team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts malware investigations and operations.
  • Examines submitted malware from cyber incident reporting and other sources.
  • Performs forensic analysis of digital information and gathers methods, indicators of compromise, evidence of APT threat actors, trends, and mitigations.
  • Leverages scanning tools (i.e., VirusTotal) to conduct suspicious file scanning; performing queries, pivoting on indicators, and malware analysis on characteristics (Message-Digest Algorithm 5 (MD5), Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA1), file size, file name, file paths, etc.).
  • Uses forensically sound procedures to identify network computer intrusion evidence and identifies perpetrators.
  • Contributes to cyber incident responses and other DCISE products.
  • Contributes to the general knowledge base of intelligence used to developed DCISE products using Jira, Splunk, and other tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • 3+ years of Malware Analyst experience to include the following:
    • Developing advanced technological ideas and guiding their development into a final product
    • Reverse engineering.
    • Debugging and Debugger experience
    • Disassembling/disassemblers experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Security certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GCFE are a big plus

Security Clearance:

  • Active Top Secret/ SCI is required

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship required.

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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture Federal Services

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