Cyber Malware Analyst
Quantico, VA

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POSITION: Cyber Malware Analyst
LOCATION: Quantico, VA
STATUS: Funded
CLEARANCE: Active Secret Clearance Required
TRAVEL: Up to 25%

Cask is seeking a Malware Analyst to support the Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Group (MCCOG). The applicant will identify threats through target analysis, execute first-level response against threats using countermeasures, and conduct engineering techniques to identify hardware/software to mitigate intrusions.

Key Responsibilities:
• Collect and analyze event information and perform threat or target analysis duties
• Provides operations for persistent monitoring on a 24/7 basis of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems.
• Interprets, analyzes, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with Computer Network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events.
• Manages and executes first-level responses and addresses reported or detected incidents.
• Reports to and coordinates with external organizations and authorities.
• Coordinates and distributes directives, vulnerability, and threat advisories to identified consumers.
• Provides daily summary reports of network events and activities and delivers metric reports.
• Recommend countermeasures to malware and other malicious type code and applications that exploit customer communication systems.
• Conduct reverse engineering for known and suspected malware files.
• Develop analysis and make recommendations for purchasing hardware and or software that will mitigate malware intrusions.
• Develop policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the entire computer network.
• Assist in the development and delivery of malware security awareness products and briefings

Basic Qualifications:
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 the 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, and Computing Environment (CE) certification

Preferred Qualifications or Skills:
• MSCE, CCNA, CCNO, and/or CISSP certification(s)

Required Education: High School Diploma

Security Clearance: Active Secret

About Cask
Cask is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) founded in 2004 by a group of professionals who saw the need to help clients use and unlock the value of technology in more efficient, cost effective ways. Cask delivers business and technology advisory and consulting services to help our customers achieve success.

Cask is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status a qualified individual with a disability.


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