Malware Reverse Engineer Analyst

  • Company: Verizon
  • Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: December 02, 2017
  • Reference ID: 468949-1A

What you’ll be doing...

As an entry level Malware Reverse Engineer Analyst on Verizon’s Threat Research and Advisory Center (VTRAC) Labs team, you will balance the demands of supporting network forensic field consultants, performing malicious code triage, developing reverse engineering skills, managing the VTRAC Team’s back end systems and applications, and managing evidence from forensic and other security threat engagements. You will be responsible for integrity in analysis, quality in client deliverables, and the security of evidence and lab systems.

As a Malware Reverse Engineer Analyst, you will help develop and maintain systems dedicated to network forensic and malicious code analysis, as well as those supporting back end functionality. Providing first-level support for the team’s malicious code analysts engaging in forensic investigations will be a key aspect of this role. The experience gained by doing so will lead to opportunities to focus on malicious code analysis and reverse engineering as a primary function.

Proficiency with scripting languages, developing code, and troubleshooting computer applications is crucial as the Labs team is responsible for the function and security of the forensic labs from the physical realm to application layer.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or other technical field, or one or more years of work experience.
  • Experience with scripting (e.g., python, perl) and programming (e.g., Java, C, C++).
  • Willingness to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed.

Even Better if have:

  • Experience developing software applications
  • Experience with reverse engineering applications (particularly malicious code)
  • Malcode analysis skills
  • Network forensic analysis experience
  • Experience with scripting system administration or other tasks
  • Network configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge in Linux, Windows, macOS operating systems including server versions of those operating systems
  • An understanding of information security, network architecture, database concepts, document management, hardware and software troubleshooting, Microsoft Office applications, and virtualization solutions
  • The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment while maintaining confidentiality and a professional image
  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • The ability to successfully manage multiple projects on a daily basis
  • The ability to work as part of a team, and to absorb knowledge on the fly
  • InfoSec certifications (e.g., Security+, EnCE, ACE, SANS, etc.)
  • IT certifications (e.g., Microsoft, Cisco, Linux, CompTIA)
  • The ability to lift devices up to 42 pounds

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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