Abacus Technology is seeking a Cyber Watch Operations/Malware Analyst to provide support for the CASC program at Lackland AFB. This is a full-time position.
Participate in the evaluation and analysis of complex malicious code through the utilization of tools, including dissemblers, debuggers, hex editors, un-packers, virtual machines, and network sniffers. Provide findings in a technical report with details of the malware, identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and mitigation strategies. Conduct research in the area of malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation tactics.
5+ years experience in a security position providing application and network support. Bachelor’s degree in a related field desired. Must be certified in compliance with DoD 8570 and certified within a CND discipline, CREA or GIAC. Work related certifications are a plus. Experience with application security, network security, reverse engineering, or malware. Thorough knowledge of worms, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, botnets, Windows internals, and the Win32 API. Experience in programming (assembly and web) and system analysis with various tools, including IDA Pro, Ollydbg, PCAP tools, or TCP Dump. Able to assess infrastructure, identify areas for improvement, and recommend solutions. Solid customer service and communication skills are critical as well as the ability and willingness to communicate effectively and appropriately in an empathetic and understanding manner. Must be a US Citizen and hold an active Top Secret clearance with SCI.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.