• Forensics Malware Analyst (RCC)

    # of Openings
    Software Engineering
    Clearance Level
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview

    ProSync is seeking a Forensics Malware Analyst to aid and support analysts to ensure the analysis of collected media is performed swiftly and reasonably. This position is pending contract award.


    Title of Position: Forensics Malware Analyst


    Description of Position:

    • Reverse-engineer compiled executable code to examine how programs interact with their environment
    • Analyze collected media for defensive cyber operations (DCO) value to understand adversary technical capabilities and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) methods of employment
    • Analyze the attack/exploit capability of malware, document, and catalog findings for future correlation
    • Develop necessary procedures or scripts to identify such data
    • Work and interact with other DCO professionals, with Law Enforcement and Counter Intelligence personnel, and intelligence professionals as a technical specialist to understand higher-level adversary capability
    • Document, update and enhance processes and procedures by producing training materials, standards documents and reports

    Normal operating core hours are Monday - Friday between 0600 and 1700, with potential flex time (rotational shift work or on-call duties). Must be available to work weekends and holidays, as required. 


    Clearance Requirement:

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD TS/SCI clearance.
    • T5 investigation required.
    Education and Experience Required:
    • Eight (8) to ten (10)  years with a high school diploma, six (6) to eight (8) years with an associate degree, four (4) to six (6) years with a bachelor's degree, or two (2) to four (4) years with a master's degree. A certificate may count as one (1) year of experience. Degrees must be relevant to the industry. Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred.
    • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated/practical hands-on experience performing forensics and malware analysis in a DoD network environment.
    • Possess exceptional knowledge, experience, and certifications with commercial computer forensic tools including but not limited to: EnCase Forensic, EnCase Enterprise / Cybersecurity, AccessData Forensic Tool Kit (FTK), AccessData Lab, etc.
    • Possess exceptional knowledge and experience with commercial binary analysis tools including but not limited to: IDA PRO disassembler, Ollydbg.
    • Be familiar with analysis tools to include IceSword, Procmon, Analyst Notebook, etc.
    • Be proficient and have experience with computer languages including but not limited to: Assembly, C, C++, Perl, Java, Python, etc.
    • Strong working knowledge and experience with all Windows OS platforms including but not limited to: Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 2K3 Server, 2K8 Server.
    • Working knowledge and experience with varying flavors of Unix/Linux platforms, and Apple based operating systems.
    • Possess strong experience with obtaining forensically sound images of, but not limited to, workstations, servers, laptops, flash devices, removable media, cell phones, RAID, virtual systems, etc.
    • Experience working in a 24/7 environment, including shift work.
    • DoD 8570.01-M required certifications: IAT II and IAT Level III Baseline; CSSP-IR, GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Incident Handler

    • CE Certification (Microsoft, Redhat, CISCO, etc. or equivalent)

    • IT Level I (per Army AR-25-2)
    • ITIL® v3 Foundations Certified within first 3 months of hire

    ProSync's executive team creates and expands business opportunities, recruits talented and intelligent technology professionals, and fosters a company culture that empowers ProSync professionals to shape and mold the direction of their careers and the direction of ProSync.


    Employees of ProSync Technology Group, LLC and applicants for employment shall be afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, sex, age, or marital status.


    Email for more specifics regarding the position.


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