Malware Analyst / Reverse Engineer

Foreground Security - Annapolis Junction, MD (30+ days ago)4.3

Raytheon is a premier engineering company that provides technical solutions in software development and systems engineering that address security challenges. Raytheon hires industry-leading cyber professionals, and we treat them like industry-leading cyber professionals. We bring exceptional talent to an array of missions that includes computer network operations, vulnerabilities, characterization, information assurance, and emerging technologies to expand cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon engineers are developing advanced analytics helping transform analysis by making sense of the massive amounts of data that must be processed quickly to respond to evolving mission needs.

Position Description:
The qualified candidate will analyze malicious code using modern security techniques to determine origins, variants, advanced capabilities, and potential mitigation strategies. Conduct ongoing research to identify new techniques to continually improve the security posture.

Required Skills:
Read and write C, C++, and Assembly
Trace code execution in a debugger (windbg/gdb/IDA Pro)
Understanding of security protection mechanisms (ASLR, DEP, NX)

Desired Skills:
Detailed understanding of mobile device operating systems.
Detailed understanding of computer networking (e.g. TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL)
Proficient in one or more assembly languages (e.g. x86, ARM)
Familiarity with PE/ELF file formats, linkers, and compilers
Experience solving cybersecurity Capture-the-Flag challenges
Embedded development or reverse engineering experience

Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and currently have a TS/SCI with a poly clearance.

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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges - from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world - in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
TS/SCI with Poly - Current
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