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2018-06-142018-07-14

Malware Analyst - Mid/Senior - CIPHER

Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    493643
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Malware Analyst - Mid/Senior - CIPHER

ID: 493643
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics/Science

Job Description

The Malware Analyst will perform basic and applied research on sponsored programs targeted at malware analysis, reverse engineering, network defense, and participating in internal R&D (IRAD) associated with advanced techniques to solve cyber security and/or intelligence analysis problems.

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years professional experience in the threat intelligence domain, including malware analysis.
  • Knowledge of at least two of the following: Python, Java, C languages, R
  • Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Experience with Static/Dynamic malware analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current, industry-recognized certifications (CISSP, GIAC) or the ability to become certified within one year of hire is a plus
  • Experience with IDA Pro
  • Experience with reverse engineering malware.

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .

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