Company Name:



Herndon, VA

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

April 9, 2019

Reverse Malware Engineer

Armison Tech is seeking a motivated, experienced expert to support a customer in the Herndon, VA area. The successful candidate will be supporting overall network defense activities, provide in-depth analysis of suspected malicious code and/or infected systems and network devices, perform necessary inspection and reverse engineering activities to understand the behavior of the software, the root cause for its presence, and develop recommendations on how to counter the threat. The position requires working on-site in a client environment.
Job Requirements

  • Must maintain active/current TS/SCI with polygraph clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring network defense technologies and analyzing the products produced
  • Create reports on findings with recommendations for improving/changing our cyber defenses on the network or on the hosts to counter any new threats
  • Investigate virus alerts/incidents to determine root cause, entry point of code, potential lateral spread, and damage risk
  • Reverse engineer either real or suspected malicious code using both behavioral and code analysis and provide a report and recommendation on actions to take to defend against the threat or issue
  • Utilize tools, software and network forensic analyst tools to find and analyze exploited workstations and software and reverse engineer/analyze malicious code
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and project information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A thorough understanding of Assembly (x86-64 and ARM) is required. A programming background in C/C++ desired. The ability to learn other chipsets will be required on a case-by-case basis.
  • May serve as a technical team or task lead
  • Serves as a liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology and participates in special projects as required
Familiar with the following tools:
  • IDA Pro Disassembler
  • Hex-Rays Decompiler
  • MS Visual Studio
  • Windbg
  • Ollydbug
  • Bochs
  • BurpSuite
  • Wireshark
  • SIFT and/or REMNUX Distributions
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience Masters Degree a plus

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