Mobile Malware Security Analyst

Ross Technologies RTGX and Assured Information Security AIS is looking for a Mobile Malware Reverse Analyst. This person needs to be experienced, inquisitive and able to research new highly technical subjects. Perform analysis of host and network logs to identify malicious Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activity. Perform digital forensics on media associated with compromised hosts to assess the scope and nature of intrusions. Identify and dissect highly targeted attacks and other suspicious activity using a variety of network-based tools. Provide accurate and rapid reporting of in-depth technical analysis results in written form. Works independently and provides mentorship to junior technical staff as needed.
You most possess at least an active Secret Clearance .
Responsibilities:
Identify threats to the Department from the mobile platform
Research/Deep Dive into potential exploitation methods
Provide recommendations to operate with the most secure technical configurations and settings for mobile devices
Identifying and analyzing Network Security appliance logs
Hunting for activity that is not normally detectable through security appliances
Providing mitigation suggestions in the context of a security incident, as it relates to the technical analysis of malware or other attack artifacts
Performing independent research to better understand complex technical problems
Providing oral briefings on complex technical subjects to senior management and other non-technical audiences
Build and lead team of analysts focused on mobile threat analysis and mobile security concerns
Qualifications:
Experience 5+ years with 2 or more of the following is desired:
1. Mobile Threat Analysis
Real-world experience with top MDM solutions
Strong background in Security Event Analysis
Experience testing security of MDM configurations
Experience performing Mobile malware analysis
Experience working with Blackberry, Android, and IOS
2. Network Forensics Analysis
Experience with log correlation utilities like SPLUNK or Elastic Search
Experience reviewing network traffic logs to identify malicious activity
Experience reviewing and hardening network configurations
Experience with Snort or other network-based signature development
Monitoring using commercial tools
BRO scripting experience is a big plus
3. Static Binary Analysis
Use of industry standard tools
Experience with one or more programming languages, preferably at least one high level and one low-level language. Examples include Python, Java, C, and x86 ASM
Proficient with analysis/triage of Windows malware to obtain technical indicators
4. Dynamic Binary Analysis
Experience with Disassemblers and Debuggers
Proficient with analysis/triage of Windows malware to obtain technical indicators
5. Host Forensic Analysis
Experience with tools like EnCase, FTK, Volatility
Experience with Yara, OpenIOC, or other host-based signature development
Experience across multiple platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android)
Desired Certifications:
CISSP, CEH, GREM, EnCE, CCIE-Security
Desired Education:
MS or BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Forensics or related field, or an appropriate amount of direct experience to match responsibilities and qualifications.
A person must be clearable.
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