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Senior Cyber Intel Analyst (Reverse Engineer)

Rockville, Maryland

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Lockheed Martin is the leader of cyber security defense, cyber operations and sensitive data protection. We employ the world's best cyber minds from diverse fields – people who are passionate about and empowered by our customers' missions. Lockheed Martin's best-in-cyber teams are experts in thinking like the enemy – identifying adversary activity and anticipating advanced persistent threats to strengthen platform defenses, inside and out of our networks.

Our Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal, dependent on role

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Qualifications

What does a successful Cyber Security employee at Lockheed Martin look like?
Check out the info below to see if you have what it takes.

  • Analytical

    Advancing technologies and out of the box thinking that enable cyber operations, resulting in inventing solutions that will keep us safe today and into the future.

  • Creative

    Natural curiosity is an absolutely essential trait. Curiosity leads to continual learning which allows you to stay one step ahead of the threat.

  • Curious

    The ability to anticipate hackers’ intent and disrupt their next move is key. Seeking out new weaknesses before they become weaknesses. Proactively learning and updating systems is how we stay ahead of the threat.

  • Proactive

    We have hard problems to solve and we look for people who thrive at solving them, who can see problems from both the defensive and offensive sides.

  • Problem Solver

    Whatever you know today could be different tomorrow as security is constantly changing. Possessing strong technical skills and intellectual depth along with a willingness to continually learn from others is important to adapt to and address the Advanced Persistent Threat.

  • Technologically savvy

    The ability to analyze and disseminate threat intelligence. The ability to analyze and address the root cause, learn from the attack and anticipate the hacker’s next move.

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Quote

“Cyber is the most exciting career field! Every day, there's new cyber threat information that we leverage to shape our courses of action when identifying, assessing, developing, integrating, and continuously evaluating the effectiveness of defensive measures.”

Dr. Dawn B., Senior Fellow

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is available for employees who opt-in.

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Our 401(k) plan features generous matching and company contributions.

  • Professional Development

    We support our employees through mentoring, internal & external educational programs, networking, skills enhancement and career-building programs, funding for cyber certifications.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Our generous parental leave policies support your journey into parenthood. When you return to work, our facilities offer mother's rooms to support your transition and work/life balance.

  • Paid Time Off

    We offer PTO, paid holidays and paid time off for jury duty and military obligations.

  • Flex-time

    Depending on the position, we offer flexible work schedules.

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Responsibilities

Senior Cyber Intel Analyst (Reverse Engineer)

Rockville, Maryland

Job ID: 560049BR Date posted: Jun. 23, 2021 Locations: Rockville, Maryland Description:Lockheed Martin’s Senior Cyber Intel Analyst (Reverse Engineer) will work within a globally dispersed team of intelligence analysts with the mission of defending the enterprise’s computing assets. Lockheed Martin is a global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technologies company with global interests. As the world’s largest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin’s computing environment stretches to every continent and houses cutting edge intellectual property.

This role will be an integral part of Lockheed Martin’s Computer Incident Response Team (LM-CIRT) and will work in the Global Defense and Intelligence Mission Area. This role is responsible for defending the enterprise against network intrusion activity originating from criminal and nation state adversaries. It is focused on the analysis of malicious software (malware) with the goal of using the results to better defend the enterprise and the industry as a whole.

The ideal candidate for this position has proven experience working both independently and as part of a team; is an accomplished software reverse engineer; is experienced in both static and dynamic analysis of code and is capable of developing detections and parsers for malware. The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

• Computer network defense and incident response
• Thorough documentation of analysis at an operational level
• Ensuring analysis and remediation efforts across the enterprise are followed through to completion
• Leading initiatives, analytical research and hardening across the enterprise
• Creation and maintenance of resilient detections and countermeasures
• Consistent and effective communication across the team
• Managing priorities and workloads with established accountability to deliverables
• Mentoring and developing other analysts on the team

LM-CIRT consists of a geographically dispersed global workforce serving mission excellence from four strategically located Security Intelligence Centers (SIC). The members of LM-CIRT include a combination of analysts and technologists, with varying backgrounds and specialties, practicing the core tenets of Intelligence Drive Defense (IDD). CIRT’s mission is governed by principles including IDD, advanced counter measures, agile development of custom technologies, and cross industry collaboration.
Basic Qualifications:
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance

6 to 8 years of experience in reverse engineering malware, including:
Comfort working within a sandbox/VM environment to perform analysis

Proven experience using disassemblers and debuggers to understand malware behavior

Creation of scripts (mainly Python) to automate analytical processes

Understanding of various binary formats, including C/C++, Golang and .NET executables

Strong programming skills and knowledge

Experience analyzing shellcode

Experience analyzing encryption algorithms at the assembly code level

Experience analyzing obfuscation methods at the assembly code level

Provide technical leadership on and input to matters involving reverse engineering tools and processes

Proven experience performing complex tasks in a Unix/Linux environment

Strong understanding of network protocols

Ability to communicate findings to colleagues and partners in a clear and consistent manner
Desired Skills:
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining custom detection capabilities using programming and development expertise, including Python, Shell scripting, and regular expressions

Demonstrated experience with in-depth security log analysis

Experience in host and network-based security technologies

Experience with machine learning algorithms

Working proficiency in detection platforms such as Yara.

Knowledge of DoD SCIF, IC and related network security policies and environments Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: ENTERPRISE BUSINESS SERVICESRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Cyber Security Intelligence Analyst Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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