Incident Response (Malware Analyst)

US-NC
Job ID
2017-3003
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Clearance
Public Trust
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred

Overview

VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Incident Response (Malware Analyst) to support the USPS contract in Raleigh, NC.

 

Additional Information:

  • Location: Resource must be available to work onsite at the facility in Raleigh, NC area. 
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance:  Must be able to obtain Public Trust Clearance
  • Available: within 30 days
  • Hours of support: 
    • The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday.
    • Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts. 

 

Responsibilities

Job Description 

Our client seeks a Cyber Security Operations Analyst to examine possibly malicious files, webpages, and network traffic to understand the nature of their threat and to provide information about the method of entry, the intent of the attack, and the impact of the incident then provide recommendations on containment, remediation, detection, and prevention including documentation of indicators of compromise (IOCs). Resource will also lead or assist in implementing the recommendations provided.  


Qualifications

Required Skills: 

• 5+ years’ experience in IT Security 
• 3+ years’ experience in malware analysis and forensics 
• Strong working knowledge of: 
• Static binary analysis techniques 
• Live malware analysis techniques 
• Disassembly and reverse engineering 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills 
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills 
• Certifications such as GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) or similar 


Additional Provisions: 
• Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check. 
• Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process. 
• If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance. 
• All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have a permanent residence status (Green Card). 
• Cannot have more than 6 months cumulative outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family member
s).

 

 

VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.

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