Lead Malware Analyst

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a TS/SCI cleared professional to serve as a Lead Malware Analyst in Fort Meade, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will...

  • Conduct both dynamic and static analysis of suspicious code in order to establish malicious capability and determine potential impact.
  • Perform analysis on captured data, such as audit, log, network traffic, et cetera, to identify any intrusion-related artifacts.
  • Analyze malicious code by employing tools, scripting languages, and leveraging virtual machines/environments.
  • Support 24/7 monitoring of malware threats to NSA networks, hosts, mission platforms, and boundaries.
  • Generate documentation of vulnerabilities and exploits used by malware in written reports.
  • Apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
  • Generate technical summary of findings in accordance with established reporting procedures.
  • Develop and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Develop signatures, techniques, and rules to identify malware vectors.
  • Evaluate emerging threats.
  • Correlate data from multiple sources to identify probable threat actors.

Must-Haves

You possess...

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • A Top Secret clearance with polygraph.
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in cybersecurity.
  • Three (3) years of experience with malware analysis.
  • Two (2) years of experience with tools such as GHIDRA, SYSInternals, FireEye AX, or similar technologies.
  • Experience with coding languages such as Python, Ruby, C/C++, etc.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with CSSP Analyst baseline certification, Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I or Level II certification, and Computing Environment (CE) certification.
  • Experience with host and network monitoring for analysis of malware execution & propagation methodologies.
  • GIAC GCFA Certification or Certified Reverse Engineering Malware Certification.
  • Completion of Splunk Fundamentals 1.
  • An understanding of operating system-specific exploitation vectors.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science/Mathematics related field, additional experience may be recognized in lieu of a degree.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace with unique TTPs.
  • The ability to communicate written and verbal information in a timely, clear, and concise manner.

Nice-To-Haves

  • Leadership experience.

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2021 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering

  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning

  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Unique Flexible PTO

  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays

  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military

  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend

  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.

  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement

  • Free financial advising from qualified experts

  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment

  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals

  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses

  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events

  • Access to our Company Swag Store



Posted On: Wednesday, November 9, 2022



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