Digital Media & Malware Analyst in Martinsburg, WV at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

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Job #:  979034
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Apex Systems is looking for qualified candidates for a Cyber Security Analyst opportunity in the Martinsburg, WV area!
Role: Cyber Security Analyst
Location: Martinsburg, WV
Schedule: 40 hours / week
Overview: Apex Systems, the nation’s second largest IT staffing and technology services firm, has an immediate opening for a Cyber Security Analyst? to sit on-site in Martinsburg, WV.
  • Cyber security  Analyst – Digital Media & malware Analyst to provide experience utilizing forensic software and forensic tools to perform computer forensic services such as digital evidence preservation, analysis, data recovery in support of designated cybersecurity investigations, and documentation
  • Conduct forensic evidence collection remotely and on site
  • Maintain chain of custody for all digital evidence in accordance with NIST standards
  • Ability to install, administer and operate software and network components
  • Incorporate input from and provide analysis and recommendations to internal and external clients concerning forensic analysis and corrective actions
  • Perform forensics analysis and provide recommendations on cyber intrusions, malware incidents and cyber security related investigations
  • Perform forensic process and procedure improvement support based on requirements
  • Provide targeted attack detection and analysis, including the development of custom signatures and log queries and analytics for the identification of targeted attacks
  • Collect malware artifacts safely for analysis and incident investigations
  • Provide in depth malware analysis and reverse engineering (Static Analysis, Dynamic Analysis, Memory Analysis, Code Analysis - Debugging, De-Compiling, Compiling, De-Obfuscating, Assembly)) to determine the nature of unknown or potentially malicious files found during investigations
  • Examine suspicious emails for malicious content and recommend remediation action
  • Perform URL/ domain analysis to identify and report any malicious indicators associated with the resource and evaluate the associated risk(s), if any, of permitting host access to the specific and/ or requested internet hosted resource and identify malicious files and IOCs to aid investigations and signature creation, and recommend appropriate remediation strategy
  • Support the maintenance of malware analysis platforms and toolsets
  • Support forensic analysis of digital media in Standalone and Enterprise environment

 Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Engineer or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience.  5 years additional experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2 years of direct experience utilizing forensic software and forensic tools to perform computer forensic services such as digital evidence preservation, analysis, data recovery in support of designated cybersecurity investigations, and documentation
  • Certification in one of the following (Security+, Network+, VA CSP, CISSP, C|EH) or 5 years of experience overrides certification requirement.
  • Must be able to obtain a Veterans Affairs High Security Investigation (VA BI)

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Knowledge of following analytic tools:  Encase, Axiom, FTK, Volatility, IdaPro, OllyDbg, ESXI-VMware, Splunk, FireEye IA, BigFix, Wire Shark, Cuckoo, Remnux
  • Knowledge of following OS: Linux, Ubuntu, Windows 7/10, Server 2008, Server 2012, Server 2016
  • Familiar with scripting languages/coding
  • Knowledge of VA culture, mission, and IT environment


•As a contract employee of Apex Systems, you are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Shorter Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts / Perks and our Referral Program.


•Apex Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.