Malware Analyst II

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Cyber Security
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Federal Data Systems is seeking a Malware Analyst II to support NSA Network Security Services (NNSS) in the areas of cyberattack sensing & warning, cyber incident handling, warning intelligence, vulnerability assessments and malware analysis/protection. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct dynamic and static analysis of suspicious code in order to establish malicious capability, and to determine potential impact. 
  • Leverage host an d network monitoring for analysis of malware execution and propagation. 
  • Recommend proactive security measures. 
  • Support 24/7 monitoring of malware threats to NSA networks, hosts, mission platforms and boundaries. 
  • Communicate written and verbal information in a timely, clear, and concise manner. 
  • Generate technical summary of findings in accordance with established reporting procedures. 
  • Develop and document signatures, techniques, and rules to identify malware vectors. 
  • Conduct threat research to identify emerging threats.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Due to the nature of this position and the information that employees will be required to access, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Required Security Clearance: TS/SCI with CI Poly.
  • Required High School Diploma.
  • Five years of demonstrated experience in Cybersecurity. 
  • Three years of demonstrated experience with Malware Analysis. 
  • Two years of demonstrated experience with tools such as GHIDRA, SysInternals, FireEye AX, or similar technologies. 
  • One year of demonstrated experience with code development in languages such as Python, Lua, C, C++, Ruby or similar. 
  • Requires DoD 8570 compliance with Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst baseline certification, Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I or Level II certification, and Computing Environment (CE) certification.
  • Multiple shifts available.

Working Conditions: 


Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hurs are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.


Physical Requirements: 


Office work.




Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.




This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.


Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.


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