Seeking a highly-talented Software Engineer to serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for threat detection and malware/exploitation technologies. The position supports Research and Development (R&D) and Test and Evaluation (T&E) efforts for a fast-paced, mission-critical DoD program. The Software Engineer will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary group and will collaborate across research teams to leverage existing/emerging malware technologies and develop new technologies to support the organization's mission objectives.
location: Raleigh, North Carolina
job type: Permanent
work hours: 9am to 5pm
- Analyze and/or reverse engineer the behavior of malware using static and dynamic tools and techniques to identify means of modifying, exploiting, and disrupting networks and associated systems and devices
- Provide subject matter expertise in the detection, analysis, and mitigation of malware; trends in malware development and capabilities; and proficiency with malware analysis
- Identify requirements for new malware analysis capabilities; and contribute to the development of new malware analysis tools and techniques
- Produce reports detailing attributes and functionality of malware, including indicators that can be used for malware identification/detection; the relationship between a given sample of malware and other known samples/families of malware; and notable features that indicate the origin or sophistication of the malware and its authors
- Communicate and collaborate with technical staff
- US Citizen
- Required: Security Clear Top Secret
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Networking, Computer Forensics, or similar.
- 7+ years of relevant work experience
- Familiarity with operating system concepts, high- and low-level programming, and fundamentals of networking
- Experience in reverse engineering
- Demonstrated knowledge in dynamic and static analysis and in such tools as IDA Pro, Binary Ninja, and/or Ghidra
- Familiarity disassembling/disassemblers and analyzing disassembly of x86 and x64 binaries
- Possess basic programming and scripting skills (e.g., Java, Python, or Perl)
- One of the following certifications:
- GREM - GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware
- CREA - Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst
- GXPN - GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester
- GPEN - GIAC Certified Penetration Tester
skills: The ideal candidate will be a Team Player, Great Communicator, Expert at Programming and Requirements Gathering, and continually seeks to improve and advance the technical solutions and services offered.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.