Post Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:01 pm

Senior Malware Analyst

Work Location: Alexandria Virginia
Contact: [email]dzornow at aci-hq dot com[/email]
Contact Phone: 443.539.1609
Mandatory Requirements:
[glow=red,2,300]MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN & MUST HOLD AN ACTIVE CLEARANCE[/glow]

Position Description:
Perform in-depth analysis of suspicious and malicious code to determine functionality and detailed code attributes.  Utilize both static and dynamic code analysis tools and techniques.  Provide short-term tactical analysis to extract key actionable pieces of information from suspect code to be used by the network defense and incident response community as well as longer-term strategic analysis targeted at assessing code sophistication, origin and comprehensive functionality.  Work with forensic/media analysts, network traffic analysts, incident handlers, intelligence analysts and investigators to maximize the value and productivity of malicious code analysis capabilities.

Requirements:
Candidate should have a detailed understanding of programming languages, compilers/debuggers/dissemblers, operating system memory handling & APIs, micro-processor architecture, program execution models and binary code protection/obfuscation mechanisms.  Familiarity with networking concepts, protocols and architectures (OSI-model, TCP/IP, addressing, LAN/WANs, VPNs, routers/routing, etc).  Knowledge of security concepts, protocols, processes, architectures and tools (authentication & access control technologies, intrusion detection, network traffic analysis, SIM technology, incident handling, media/malware analysis, etc).

Relevant professional certifications include:
- GREM
- GCFA
- GCIH
- GCIA