• Malware Analyst

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/14/2019 2:47 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities::

    • Ability to reverse engineer binaries of various types including: X86, x64, C, C++, .NET, and Delphi
    • Understanding of x86, x64, and ARM architectures
    • Capable of Python scripting to automate analysis and reverse engineering tasks
    • Strong knowledge of tools  used for malware analysis such as debuggers and disassemblers
    • Ability to analyze shell-code; packed and obfuscated code and the associated algorithms
    • Understanding of common attacker methodologies and exploit techniques
    • Understanding of network protocols and networking concepts
    • Strong initiative, problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team


    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or the equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    Clearance Requirements:
    Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time of hire.  TS/SCI is desired or applicant must be eligible to be cleared at the TS/SCI level. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Malware Analyst.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    Representative Duties and Tasks:
    This is an opportunity for Malware Reversers.  Candidates should have an in-depth understanding of low level programming in C, C++ or Assembly (x86).  Solid experience performing static analysis of malware using IDA Pro to determine functionality.


    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with Windows system programming, driver development and/or IDA Python
    • Understanding of software engineering methodologies
    • Familiarization with Linux OS
    • Mobile iOS/Android experience
    • Experience with DShell

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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