Malware Analyst - NY

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Malware Analyst

Mandiant seeks Malware Analysis Consultants with strong reverse engineering and malware analysis skills, programming capability, and sound written and verbal communication skills. Malware Analysis Consultants will have the opportunity to support Mandiant business operations, such as Incident Response, by dissecting malware.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform malware analysis on various file formats including malicious documents and executables
Contribute to R&D efforts in the field of malware analysis and support the company’s research efforts
Mentor less experienced staff
Teach Malware Analysis Classes - if desired

Required Skills

Ability to reverse engineer x86 and x64 binaries
Understanding of common attacker methodologies and exploit techniques
Strong knowledge of tools used for malware analysis including:
IDA Pro Disassembler
Windows-based user-mode and kernel-mode debuggers
Visual Studio
Hex editors
Run-time analysis tools
Virtualization software
Network analysis tools
Ability to successfully interface with clients (internal and external)
Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise, understandable manner

Desired Technical Skills

Ability to reverse engineer binaries of various types including:
C, C++, .NET, and Delphi
Strong understanding of Windows Internals
Comprehensive understanding of common Windows APIs
Ability to analyze shellcode
Understanding of software exploits
Ability to analyze packed and obfuscated code
Capable of Python scripting to automate analysis tasks
Understanding of software engineering methodologies
Experience developing applications in C, C++, and .NET
Thorough understanding of network protocols
Understanding of how to identify host and network indicators for detection

Education and Other Requirements

BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering preferred
Must be eligible to work indefinitely in the U.S.

Positions Available

Associate: Reverse engineer most common malware encountered in incident response investigations.
Consultant: Reverse engineer most common malware. Develop tools to improve malware analysis processes and capabilities.
Senior: Support and mentor less experienced malware analysts. Reverse engineer common malware and more complex malware. Perform research and development to improve malware analysis capabilities.
Principal: Support, direct, and mentor less experienced malware analysts. Reverse engineer common malware and the most advanced malware. Identify the need for new tools and processes used in malware analysis. Perform advanced research and development to improve malware analysis capabilities.


Alexandria, VA
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, CA

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