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Malware Analyst

Malware Analyst(7-10Yrs Exp Required)

Support a proprietary customer contract to enable mission accomplishmentby analyzing allrelevant cyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic,attackindicators and potential security breaches;produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents.In support of the customer’sstrategicdirection,key individuals support the Cyber Security OperationsCenter(CSOC) employing innovative technologies and techniques.

Job Description:
Looking for a qualified individual who can support a ComputerIncidentResponseTeam(CIRT) in the detection,response,mitigation,and reporting of cyberthreatsaffecting clientnetworksas a MalwareAnalyst. The Malware Analyst provides specialized support bygathering,handling,examining,preparing,entering,andsearching,retrieving,identifyingand/or comparing digital and/or physicalevidence. The candidate uses forensically sound procedures to determine results. The Malware Analyst proper evidence custody andcontrolprocedures, documents procedures and findings and preparescomprehensive written notes and reports. The MalwareAnalystanalyzesnetwork/computer threats and mitigatesvulnerabilitieswhile limitingoperationalimpact to the ComputerNetworkDefense(CND) mission in support of the CSOC.

Responsibilities:
Provide support to the in the detection,response,mitigation,and reporting of cyberthreats affecting client networks
Maintain an understanding of the currentvulnerabilities,response,andmitigationstrategiesused in cyber security operations
Produce reports and briefs to provide anaccuratedepiction of the current threat landscapeandassociated risk. Accomplish this through the use of customer,community,and open source reporting
Provide analysisforcorrelatedinformation sources
Facilitate the customer'sposturingitself to aggressively investigatecyber activity targeting customerand client informationand its informationinfrastructure
Assist in the education of staff on the cyberthreat
Liaison with other agencycyberthreatanalysis entities, such as intra-agency and inter- agency Cyber Threat Working Groups
Maintaining proficiency in the use and production of visualization charts, link analysisdiagrams, and database queries
Analyzeand report cyberthreats as wellasassist in deterring,identifying,monitoring,investigatingand analyzing computer network intrusions.
Additional duties may include providing intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computerevidenceseizure,computer forensic analysis,datarecovery,and network assessmentsby provided support to the malware,forensicsandmitigation teams.
Meet and maintain customer requiredInformationAssurance training compliance

Required Skills:
Existing Level 6: Public Trust - High Risk Background Investigation
US Citizenship
Willing to work rotating shifts
7+ years’experiencein Intelligence collection,analysis, and reporting process/procedures
7+ yearshands-onexperience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyberthreats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:
Experience in computer intrusion analysisand incident response;
Intrusiondetection;
Computernetwork surveillance/monitoring;
Knowledge and understanding of network protocols, networkdevices, multiple operatingsystems, and secure architectures;
System log analysis
Experience with currentcyberthreats and the associatedtactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltratecomputernetworks
Currentexperience with network intrusion detectionandresponse operations (Protect,Defend,Respondand Sustain methodology)
Currentexperience with cyberthreats and the associatedtactics, techniques, andprocedures used to infiltratecomputernetworks
Demonstrated ability to documentprocesses.
The ability to respond tocrisesobjectively.
Proficiency with MS Office Applications
Must be able to workcollaborativelyacrossagenciesandphysical locations

Desired Skills:
7+ yearssystems cyber security experience
Experience with Risk and Opportunity management
Shellscriptingexperience
Experience with process development and deployment
Excellentwriting skills
Prior experience working in one of the following highly desired:
Security OperationsCenter(SOC)/NetworkOperationsCenter (NOC)
ComputerEmergency/IncidentResponseTeam(CERT/CIRT)

DesiredCertifications:
CertifiedInformationSystems Security Professional(CISSP) or
GIACCertifiedIncidentHandler(GCIH) or
GIACCertified Enterprise Defender (GCED) or
GIAC Security Expert (GSE) or
CertifiedInformation Security Manager(CISM
- CertifiedEthical Hacker (CEH) or GIAC IntrusionAnalyst (GCIA)

RequiredEducation(includingMajor):
Bachelor of Science Degree with major in ComputerScience/ElectricalEngineering,Engineering,Science or relatedfield. Must have a minimum of 7+ yearsexperience or equivalenteducationandexperience.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland
Country:
United States
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