We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges.
GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to apply the latest technology securely and expertly. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a experienced Malware Analyst’s joining our team to support our Client’s activities in the Annapolis Junction area.
At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Malware Analyst supporting our client, you will be trusted to work on very centric and cutting-edge technology. In this role, a typical day will include but not limited to:
Conduct both dynamic and static analysis of suspicious code in order to establish malicious capability and determine potential impact
Experience with host and network monitoring for analysis of malware execution & propagation methodologies
Perform analysis on captured data, such as audit, log, network traffic, et cetera, to identify any intrusion-related artifacts
Understanding of operating system-specific exploitation vectors
Analyze malicious code by employing tools, scripting languages, and leveraging virtual machines/environments
Support 24/7 monitoring of malware threats to Customer networks, hosts, mission platforms, and boundaries
Generate documentation of vulnerabilities and exploits used by malware in written reports
Communicate written and verbal information in a timely, clear, and concise manner
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
Collaborate with internal and external organizations to discover new threats, develop mitigation techniques, processes, and tools which further the CSSP mission, as directed by the customer
Evaluate emerging threats
Correlate data from multiple sources to identify probable threat actors
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in cybersecurity
Three (3) years of demonstrated experience with malware analysis
Two (2) years of demonstrated experience with tools such as GHIDRA, SYSInternals, FireEye AX, or similar technologies
One (1) year of demonstrated experience with development of code in languages such as Python, Lua, C/C++, Ruby or similar
Requires DoD 8570 compliance with CSSP Analyst baseline certification, Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I or Level II certification
A Computing environment CE certification is preferred upon application, but can be provided after starting with GDIT
Requires Global Information Assurances Certification (GIAC) Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) certificate or Certified Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) certificate
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
Full-flex work week
401K with company match
Customizable health benefits packages
Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Rewards program for high-performing employees
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About Our Work
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.