Forensic /Malware Analyst-Senior
Computer World Services (CWS)Corporation

Sierra Vista, Arizona

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Job Description 

Computer World Services, Corporation (CWS) is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Forensic/Malware Analyst-Senior for the US Army Regional Cyber Center – Continental United States (RCC-CONUS) program responsible for performing non-personal Information Technology (IT) Services and support requirements.  RCC-CONUS is responsible to operate, manage, and defend the Army’s NIPRNet and Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) CONUS portion of the GIG, and the NIPRNet and SIPRNet DoDIN-A.  The RCC-CONUS functions as part of a larger joint environment, responding to the Theater Combatant Commanders, the ARCYBER, and the Army Cyber Command’s Army Cyberspace Operations and Integration Center (ACOIC), which operates the GIG in support of Department of Defense (DoD) operations around the world.  Services include Network and System Modernization, Cyber Defensive Operations, Defensive Cyber Assessments, Defensive Cyber Infrastructure Support, Threat & Data Analytics, DoDIN Operation Support, Network Management, Systems Management, IT Lifecycle Management, IT Service Management (ITSM), Portfolio/IT Investment Management, and Theater Operations and Service Desk support. 

 

The candidate will lead and participate in the evaluation and analysis of complex malicious code through the utilization of tools, including dissemblers, debuggers, hex editors, un-packers, virtual machines, and network sniffers. Responsible for providing findings in a technical report with details of the malware, identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and mitigation strategies. 

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for providing findings in a technical report with details of the malware, identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and mitigation strategies. 
  • Conducts research in the area of malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation tactics. Requires experience with application security, network security, reverse engineering, or malware. 
  • Requires strong knowledge of worms, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, botnets, Windows internals, and the Win32 API. 
  • Extensive experience required in programming (assembly and web) and system analysis with various tools, including IDA Pro, Ollydbg, PCAP tools, or TCP Dump. Professionally certified, within a CND discipline, as Technical Level III as defined by DODI 8570 is a requirement. 
  • Responsible for providing Network Infrastructure Security, Network Assistance Visits (NAVs), (NAV), Network, System and Web Assessments, Network Security Monitoring, Detection, and Analysis, Forensic and Malware Analysis, and CND, which includes systems support for both NIPRNet and SIPRNet during core hours. 
  • Responsible for maintaining a Continuity of Operations (COOP) plan for DCO systems and services. 
  • Provide Tactical DCO integration support to United States Forces Command units by integrating tactical network sensor events and signature analysis into the RCC DCO processes. 
  • Provide analysis and signature development assistance to ensure tactical units are able to detect, identify, and respond to threats on the network.   
  • Ensure Tactical data feeds are ingested into the RCC Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), and that unit data is provided directly to the tactical edge.  
  • Provide cyber–Incident Response and analysis on detected or reported malicious events.  

 

  • Under general direction, leads and participates in the evaluation and analysis of complex malicious code through the utilization of tools, including dissemblers, debuggers, hex editors, un-packers, virtual machines, and network sniffers. 
  •  Responsible for providing findings in a technical report with details of the malware, identification parameters, advanced capabilities, and mitigation strategies.  
  • Conducts research in the following areas:  malicious software, vulnerabilities, and exploitation tactics.  
  • Requires experience with application security, network security, reverse engineering, or malware.  
  • Requires strong knowledge of worms, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, botnets, Windows internals, and the Win32 API. 
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Education & Experience  

  • BA /BS or an MA/MS preferred from an accredited university (required)   
  • Minimum of 12+ years of related IT experience (required) 
  • Substitution Allowance (MA/MS with 10+ years’ experience can be substituted for above requirements) 

Certifications  

  • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), IAT Level II Baseline Certification  

 

Security Clearance  

  • Top Secret clearance (Required)   
  • US Citizen or permanent resident 

Other (Travel, Work Environment, Administrative Notes, etc.) 

  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations to meet mission requirements and undergo training maybe required.  The support outside Fort Huachuca, AZ including OCONUS if required, will be designated as TDY. 

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability 

EEO is the Law:  http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf 

DoD 8570.01.M: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/857001m.pdf  


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