Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


5-190116-8409: Malware Analyst
LocationU.S. - Florida - Pensacola
Open Date6/5/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION
STG, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SOSi, is seeking a Malware Analyst to support the Department of Homeland Security in Pensacola, FL. The selected applicant will become part of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber threat warning information, and coordinating incident response activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
• Analyze and reverse engineer malware to understand its capabilities and how exploits vulnerabilities
• Collect and analyze event information and perform threat or target analysis duties
• Provide operations for persistent monitoring on a 24/7 basis of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems
• Interpret, analyze, and report all events and anomalies in accordance with Computer Network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events
• Manage and execute first-level responses and addresses reported or detected incidents
• Reports to and coordinates with external organizations and authorities
• Coordinate and distribute directives, vulnerability, and threat advisories to identified consumers
• Provide daily summary reports of network events and activities and delivers metric reports
• Recommend counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications that exploit customer communication systems
• Conduct reverse engineering for known and suspected malware files
• Develop analysis and make recommendations for the purchase of hardware and or software that will mitigate malware intrusions
• Develop policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the entire computer network
• Assist in the development and delivery of malware security awareness products and briefings

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Top Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.
• Bachelors Degree in a related field
• Security+ or other industry standard certifications
• This position may be filled at multiple grades based on experience: Minimum of 5 years related technical experience for a level 3 role or a minimum of 9 years related technical experience for a level 4 role.
• Experience developing advanced technological ideas and guiding their development into a final product.
• Experience serving as an organizational spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs.
• Demonstrable experience in cyber reverse engineering.
• Proficiency in Debugging and Debugger.
• Proficiency in Disassembling/disassemblers

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Current active DHS SCI and EOD
• Forensics certification(s) in EnCE, CCE, CFCE, and/or GCFA
• Fluency in a foreign language

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

• Normal office working conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs