Malware Reverse Engineer

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Join Perspecta in support of a future contract to provide network security services for an Intelligence Community customer to protect against outside threats. Work with the incident response and forensics teams to perform malware analysis on digital media. Duties include: - Use expertise in malware reverse engineering and analysis to evaluate and analyze complex malicious code through the use of tools, including dissemblers, debuggers, hex editors, un-packers, virtual machines, and network sniffers. - Conduct reverse-engineering for known and suspected malware files. Investigates instances of malicious code to determine attack vector and payload, and to determine the extent of damage and data exfiltration. - Provide detailed reports of any findings. Performs research in the area of malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation tactics. Identify vulnerabilities in binaries, identify and analyze shell-code, and recommend preventative or defensive actions. - Reverse-engineer malware and incorporate analysis results into detailed reporting to include behavior, identified infrastructure used for command and control, and mitigation techniques. Develop network and host based signatures to identify specific malware. Recommend heuristic or anomaly based detection methods. Compare malware to existing malware signatures. Qualifications Required - BS degree in computer engineering, computer science or equivalent. - Minimum 3 years' of progressively responsible experience performing software and malware reverse engineering, forensic investigations, cyber security incident response, with a minimum of 1 year of experience specifically conducting software and malware reverse engineering investigations. - Top Secret/SCI w/Poly Options

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