Malware Cyber Security Researcher
Company: Battelle Energy Alliance
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Job Title: Malware Cyber Security Researcher
Org: Cyber Security R&D
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (9x80 Schedule)
Securing the Nation Bit by Byte and Addressing the Threats of
MISSION: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy
solutions, other clean energy options and critical
VISION: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment
opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic
Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking a Malware Cyber Security
Research Engineer. In this role, you will analyze (reverse
engineer) anomalous / malicious software and determine mitigation
techniques and technical solutions for defensive resolution.
Additional responsibilities include the following:
Assist in determining incident response actions, organize and
participate in the development and maintenance of custom code used
to analyze network traffic and proprietary protocols, develops
attack and defense methodology and code on high risk computer
Develop technical solutions for information operations and analysis
related to national security topics intrusion analysis, malware,
systems and vulnerabilities, network security, advanced analytic
tools and data visualization techniques, work with peers and senior
engineers to identify security issues of existing platforms and
applications, develops algorithms and methods for detecting and
preventing network attacks.
Develop and maintains code used to find weaknesses in systems to
verify patch effectiveness, conduct penetration testing and
vulnerability assessments, perform advanced analysis and/or reverse
engineering of suspect source code, write scripts and develop
software utilities to automate security analysis efforts: work with
senior program/technical staff plans, conduct assignments and
review progress and evaluate results, work with customers
independently or in teams to develop requirements, produces and
test code, and provide necessary documentation.
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a
Department of Energy (DOE) "Q" Security Clearance
Bachelor's Degree and 0-2 years of relevant experience. Preferred
degree disciplines are Computer Science, Engineering, and Math.
Preferred candidates will have a strong interest (hobby) and
background in computers, computer science, and programming.
Superior C programming skills with an ability to code in binary and
assembly as necessary. Strong background and/or training in
computer code and malware reverse engineering.
Strong understanding of Linux, Solaris, and Windows based operating
systems and development tool sets.
Strong background in searching and sorting algorithms, decision
trees, and/or memory management.
Familiarity with Zero Day exploits.
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for employment at INL males between ages 18 and 25
must register (or must have registered) with the Selective Service
System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens,
parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents,
asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind
which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are
exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant
visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.
EMPLOYEE JOB FUNCTIONS
Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working
conditions associated with the position. These functions may also
constitute essential functions for the job position which the
employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.
Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the
applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job
duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or
tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and
workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis
following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other
considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety
Motor Abilities: Upper Body: Fine motor control (hands).
Work Conditions: Equipment:Typing/keyboard, Personnel Requirements:
8 Hrs/day, working alone.
Certification Exam(s): Testing designated position (TDP)
PLEASE APPLY BEFORE:
November 30, 2019 (Midnight, MST)
ENVIRONMENTAL, SAFETY AND HEALTH STATEMENT
Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and
safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action
policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work
practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.
When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all
questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide
a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory
dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in
nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more
than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the
laboratory works with national and international governments,
universities and industry partners to discover new science and
develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and
renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
THE IDAHO FALLS AREA
Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures
such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson,
WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit
www.visitidahofalls.com and www.visitidaho.org.
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