Employment Opportunity

Digital Forensics Analyst/Investigator

Secure Mission Solutions, Arlington, VA

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Malware Analyst provides planning, policy, requirements, and operations support.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Identification and development of mission enhancement opportunities, reporting on evolving Cyber policy trends and issues, and review and evaluate cyber policy directives/documents.
  • Conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats, and the methods and processes employed by adversary employment of cyber warfare techniques, as well as offensive capabilities.
  • The Malware Analyst will provide support to enhance Cyber requirements, analysis, and tracking process, including highly focused studies and analyses to support development of processes for the identification, refinement, and prioritization methodology of Cyber requirements.
  • Resolves highly complex malware and intrusion issues using computer host analysis, forensics, and reverse engineering.
  • Discovers, analyzes, diagnoses, and reports on malware events, files and network intrusion and vulnerability issues.
  • Recommends counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications that exploit customer communication systems.
  • Conducts reverse engineering for known and suspected malware files.
  • Develops analysis and make recommendations for the purchase of hardware and or software that will mitigate malware intrusions.
  • Develops policies and procedures to investigate malware incidents for the entire computer network.
  • Assists in the development and delivery of malware security awareness products and briefings.


  • Bachelors degree with 5 Years or 9 years in lieu of Bachelor’s degree. 3 Years with Masters or 0 Years with PhD.
  • 2+ years experience in Cyber security required.
  • Malware focus desired
  • Active TS/SCI
  • DHS Suitability required
  • Due to the nature of work performed in our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MSCE, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP desired
  • CERT experience desired
  • Department of Homeland Security experience desired

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How to apply: Apply online.

Posted: March 18, 2016

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