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Date Added: Sat 06/02/2021

Malware Reverse Engineer SME

Laurel, MD, US
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Company: NOVETTA

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description
Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture, embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description: 

Novetta has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and accomplished Malware Reverse Engineer SME who will independently support analysts with complex analysis. The Malware Reverse Engineer - Expert Level will document the analysis techniques in a triage database to assist others in timely analysis. The Malware Reverse Engineer - Expert Level will independently develop necessary procedures or scripts to identify data, and will serve as the subject matter expert (SME) on malware detection, analysis and mitigation. The Malware Reverse Engineer - Expert Level will use tools/techniques to analyze and reverse-engineer malware, and provide instruction and guidance to junior personnel.

Required Skills:

  • A Master of Science degree in computer science, computer engineering, or information systems or related STEM discipline with twelve (12) years of demonstrated experience. In lieu of a degree, sixteen (16) years of demonstrated experience is required.
  • Ability to develop code that takes advantage of a weakness in an operating system, application or any other software code, including application plug-ins. Expert knowledge with disassembly tools and able to develop functional exploits; Create custom shellcode; develop code that can bypass typically security measures; experience with ring 0 programming. 
  • The ability to understand and create code in C, and Python or JavaScript. 
  • Demonstrated experience and/or training in using both static and dynamic tools/techniques to analyze and reverse-engineer malware, to include: Binary Ninja, Immunity Debugger, Ollydbg, Windbg, Ida Pro, and/or Ghidra.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • An active TS/SCI with favorable polygraph clearance is required to start

Novetta, from complexity to clarity.

Novetta delivers highly scalable advanced analytics and secure technology solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. Focused on mission success, Novetta pioneers disruptive technologies in machine learning, data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, cloud engineering, open source analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. Novetta is headquartered in McLean, VA with over 1,300 employees across the U.S. 

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our core values:

Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Customer Success • We strive daily to exceed expectations and achieve customer mission success.

Employee Focus • We invest in our employees' professional development and training, respecting individuality, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Innovation • We know that discovering new and innovative ways to solve problems is critical to our success and makes us a great company.

Excellence in Execution • We take pride in flawless execution as we build a company that is best in class.

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Novetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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