GREM Certified Malware Reverse Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Cyber Security
Location
Reston, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cyber Defense

Cybersecurity

Malware

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Reverse Engineering

REQ#: RQ174711
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Own your career as a Cyber Malware Reverse Engineer at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Malware Reverse Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.

HOW A CYBER MALWARE REVERSE ENGINEER WILL MAKE AN IMPACT 

  • Work will provide customer understanding of current malware and how to apply appropriate countermeasures. 

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills are essential. When serious malware threats are identified, you will work closely with other areas of the security team to identify appropriate solutions. You must be passionate about technology, and able to learn the ropes of new security solutions rapidly. 

  • Recognize common behavior patterns that are primarily found in malware. 

  • Indicators of Compromise (IOC)s will be obtained through: forensic analysis of digital information, Open-Source Intel (OSINT) review/monitoring, available tools both customer provided and open source, and pivoting/researching on previously reported IOCs. 

  • Participate in collaborative sessions with other CNDSPs and IC agencies on malicious intrusions, attacks or suspicious activities, as well as share emerging Cyber Threat Intel data.  

  • Assist in the development of IOCs for active defensive countermeasures and passive detection signatures. 

  • Day or Swing shift position available. 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED: 

  • Bachelor's Degree and 15+ years of relevant experience, equivalent combinations of education, certifications, and experience will be considered. 

  • Required Certifications: 8570 IAT II prior to start date; must obtain CSSP Analyst, GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) or equivalent, within first 120 days of employment 

  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a Polygraph 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Expertise in reverse engineering malware, and familiarity with today’s tools and operational needs. 

  • Ability to identify vulnerabilities in software and hardware, analyze and reverse engineer software and hardware systems

  • Attention to detail and ability to work with team-members and independently.  

  • Must have common knowledge of standard network infrastructure. 

  • Familiar with monitoring emerging threats through Tools, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and how they relate to the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

  • Knowledge of debuggers and disassemblers and familiar with linkers and loaders 

  • Knowledge of domain masquerading, certificates, and file hashing. 

  • Strong written communications skills are necessary to properly document and report the malware. 

 

Location: On Customer Site 

  • Reston, VA 

 

 GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Security+, CE - Comptia Security+

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $176,446 - $230,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.