Senior Cyber Operations Forensics/Malware Analyst


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 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.
Responsible for all activities relating to Forensics / Malware procedures and systems.
Develops and maintains information systems assurance programs and control guidelines.
Supports cyber security compliance program based on DFAR, NIST SP 800-171, and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program.
Monitor unified view of cyber risk and vulnerabilities across the US Army RCC-C through risk-focused tools, controls, and procedures.
Responsible for cyber incident reporting program
Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures and resolving technical problems, priorities, and methods.
Consults with and advises other sections regarding internal controls and security procedures.
Incorporates threat intelligence into countermeasures to detect and prevent intrusions and malware infestations
Prepares activity and progress reports relating to the information systems audit function
Identify threats and vulnerabilities in US Army systems and software
Utilize Enterprise Mission Assurance Service (eMASS) for service-oriented computer applications that support Information Assurance Program Management (IAPM) compliance for the US Army RCC-C.
Develops solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Conducts root cause analysis to identify, diagnose, and resolve cyber security problems
Creates and maintains comprehensive documentation for all implemented cyber security activities
Works with vendors to evaluate new products and resolve equipment design problems.
Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced cyber security analysts and other technical staff.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required.
Master Degree and 10+ years of cyber forensics background or Bachelors Degree with 12+ years of cyber forensics background.
Active IAT Level II Certification
GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
Active Top Secret (TS) with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance
Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) – CSSP-IR Certification
Five years in CSSP technology or related field
Knowledgeable in the mission and operational requirements of the U.S. Army
Demonstrated understanding of U.S. Army IT operational and technical requirements and an advanced understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF)

We are seeking a Senior Cyber Operations Forensics/Malware Analyst to join our team supporting Regional Cyber Command – CONUS at Fort Huachuca, AZ.

T ekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. “Technology moving at the speed of thought” embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.
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Analytical Thinking
Conceptual Thinking
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Technical Expertise
Foster Innovation
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The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ/Fort Huachuca, AZ
Type of environment: Office
Noise level: Medium – High
Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
Amount of Travel: Less than 10%
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

U.S. Citizen
Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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