Forensics and Malware Researcher Job
McAfee - Plano, TX

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About the Role and Responsibilities

About the Role:

Responsible for detecting, researching, analyzing, and reverse engineering malware.

Key Responsibilities:

- Conduct Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis to better discover/remediate APTs
- Serve as a point of contact to SOC (Security Operations Center) for malware sample analysis
- Work independently using a variety of detection tools to locate malware
- Work closely with McAfee Labs to develop counter-measures on various products (VSE, HIPS, NSM, etc.)
- Interface with various levels of organization (Employee, Manager, SVP) in a professional manner
- Provide regular reports on newly discovered malware and updates for existing malware to management


Required Experience/Skills & Education:

- Bachelors (Computer Science, Information Systems)
- 5+ years’ Experience in a similar position
- CISSP preferred
- Solid understanding of modern anti-malware and detection tools
- Experience with network concepts (TPC/IP, OSI, etc.)
- Proficient with various programming languages (Python, Perl, Java, etc.)
- Experience with current bots/malware using modern tools to analyze
- Understanding of reverse engineering and malware analysis methodologies
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment while accomplishing important tasks
- Knowledge of ISO, ITIL and applicable standards
- Strong ability for problem solving

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Job: IT Risk Mitigation/Research
Primary Location: NA-USA-TX-Plano
Position Number: 882934
Schedule: Full-time

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