Job Order #1980

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Posted Date: 4/20/2016
Job Category: Information Technology
Position Title: Sr Malware Security Info Spec Top Secret/SCI
Salary Range: $125-$130 DOE
Location: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: Sr Malware Security Info Spec Top Secret/SCI (623390)

DSL is supporting a large Government Contractor with a current opening for a Computer Security Investigator (Malware) at our Customer site in Springfield, VA.

Location: Springfield, VA
Clearance: Active Top Secret/ SCI
Salary: $125K - $135K DOE

Job Description:
The essential responsibilities and duties include, establishing and maintaining a malware analysis laboratory. The candidate will make recommendations for hardware, software, and policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the entire customer network. Assist in the development and delivery of malware security awareness products and briefings. Participate in technical meetings and working groups to address issues related to malware security and vulnerabilities. Collaborate with the customer, team members consisting of computer security investigators and forensic analysts and other internal and external organizations to facilitate a premier malware program. Prepare, write and present reports and briefings as required. Thoroughly investigate instances of malicious code to determine attack vector and payload, and to determine the extent of damage and data exfiltration; provide detailed report of findings. Conduct reverse-engineering for known and suspected malware files. Develop analysis and make recommendations for the purchase of hardware that will mitigate malware intrusions. Develop analysis and make recommendations for the purchase of software that will mitigate malware intrusions. Ensure hardware and software documentation meets compliance with prevailing Federal Governing directives for IT systems. Identifies risks to computer systems and makes recommendations for corrective actions. Provide guidance to affect security of architecture while conducting movement of resources. Assist the government customer with computer security incident handling and investigations.

Required Skills and Knowledge: All applicants must have an active TS/SCI clearance and agree to undergo a Polygraph examination to be considered for this position. Candidates must possess a minimum of 11+ years of technical experience working in a malware/systems vulnerability environment. The applicant should have knowledge of modern Windows Server platforms and desktop operating systems. Applicants should have experience eradicating computer viruses and malicious code and finding retrieving, analyzing, preserving, and maintaining digital information from computers and network equipment. The successful candidate must have experience using computer forensics tools EnCase Forensics and EnCase Enterprise, and HB Gary products to include Responder, Digital DNA, and Recon, and network analysis tools such as Wireshark and TCP Dump. The candidate should have an in-depth working knowledge in DOD and IC intelligence regulations, be familiar with intelligence oversight principles, must possess excellent writing and briefing skills, and be capable of providing polished analysis documentation.

Education: BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related science field preferred. A minimum of 7 years' experience in computer science, software engineering, information security fundamentals or general IT.

Desired Skills: The candidate should possess excellent analytical skills to assess the organization's security policies, systems and practices, and to identify potential risks. Requires a high level of attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills to detect and prevent minor errors that could lead to security breaches.

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