Cyber Intel Analyst (Reverse Engineer)

Employer
Lockheed Martin
Location
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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About the Role

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 a proficient 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
•    Creation and maintenance of resilient detections and countermeasures
•    Consistent and effective communication across the team 
•    Managing priorities and workloads with established accountability to deliverables

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

Lockheed Martin sets the global standard in enterprise cyber security.  

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience in reverse engineering, including:
    • Comfort working within a sandbox/VM environment to perform analysis
    • Ability to use disassemblers and debuggers to understand malware behavior
    • Intermediate programming skills and knowledge
  • Ability to communicate findings to colleagues and partners in a clear and consistent manner

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining custom detection capabilities using programming and development expertise, including Python, Shell scripting, and regular expressions
  • Familiarity with common binary formats
  • Understanding of shellcode
  • Demonstrated experience with in-depth security log analysis
  • Proficiency in a Unix/Linux command line environment
  • Critical thinking aptitude in one or more of the following areas: practical cyber intelligence methodologies, development of custom intelligence techniques, uncovering targeted threat activity in large datasets, or subject matter expertise in applicable analytical areas (geospatial intelligence, linguistics, geopolitical intelligence, data science, etc.)

Company

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has operated in the country for nearly 80 years. Headquartered in London, we employ approximately 1,800 people at more than 20 sites across the country.

From mail sorting technology to helping build the UK’s first commercial spaceport, our innovations and partnerships help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges, contributing to the UK’s defence, security and prosperity.

In 2018, Lockheed Martin committed £2.9 billion to UK industry, supporting approximately 20,000 jobs in almost 700 companies, 76% of which are Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) 

In addition, the F-35 programme, which Lockheed Martin is leading, will generate US$1bn per year for the UK economy at its peak, with 15% of every jet produced being made in the UK, securing a further 24,000 jobs.

The people of Lockheed Martin are critical to our success as a business – their work making a difference, every day. Our customers rely on their skills, knowledge and passion to deliver, time and time again. We are a diverse and inclusive organisation offering exciting careers for apprentices, interns, graduates and experienced professionals alike.

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