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Malware Prevention Analyst

Addison, Texas;

Job Description:

The Malware Prevention Team’s aim is to reduce risk across Bank of America by using existing or establishing robust cyber-hacking and malicious code containment activities for the security, safeguarding, continuity and confidentiality of information of Bank of America. They are looking for a mid-level individual with experience running malware analysis from end to end. They will be responsible for getting the alert, starting the response, performing the analysis and investigation and driving through the resolution. They will be part of one of three teams which are focused on a main area for malware; Email, Web or Endpoint.

The role of the Malware Prevention Analyst is that of completing incident response activity whose primary focus is malware.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Analyzing various malware samples
• Forensic based analysis
• Memory analysis
• Risk management
 
Required Skills:
• Strong direct experience of analyzing malware
• Must have a solid understanding of dynamic/static analysis of malware
• Background in network traffic analysis
• Experience in encryption/obfuscation and how to reverse it is desired, but not required
• GCIH, GREM, GCFA or CISSP is desired, but not required
• Able to work independently on tasks, but also work well within a team environment
• Knowledge of networking protocols: TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPs, FTP, IRC etc
• Ability to create scripts
• Excellent communication skills and able to adapt to the audience
• 3+ years of experience conducting end to end Malware analysis specifically around either Email, Web or Endpoint. 
• 3+ years of conducting incident response using tools such as FireEye or AV tools such as Splunk or McAfee (Tanium is a huge plus but not required. The Malware team will train them if they do not have Tanium) 
• 3+ years of experience doing digital forensics. 
• FireEye will be used for the Email and Web analysis 
• AV Tool Set: McAfee or Splunk or Tanium
Hours: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday (Days are based on Start time, Time is CST Time Zone)

Enterprise Role Overview - Operates tools and processes that provide cybersecurity defense. Uses technical expertise to provide systems disruption protection (DDoS), systems intrusion protection (IDS/IPS, WAF, Log Monitoring), network boundary protection (NAC, Firewalls), detects/prevents malware threats for applications and infrastructure and protects data leakage. Utilizes experience and deep knowledge of IT platforms, tools, and concepts to ensure cybersecurity protection is integrated into all layers of defense. Provides regular status updates to management team. Typically has 3-5 years of relevant experience in one or more threat prevention disciplines.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The Malware Prevention Team’s aim is to reduce risk across Bank of America by using existing or establishing robust cyber-hacking and malicious code containment activities for the security, safeguarding, continuity and confidentiality of information of Bank of America. They are looking for a mid-level individual with experience running malware analysis from end to end. They will be responsible for getting the alert, starting the response, performing the analysis and investigation and driving through the resolution. They will be part of one of three teams which are focused on a main area for malware; Email, Web or Endpoint.

The role of the Malware Prevention Analyst is that of completing incident response activity whose primary focus is malware.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Analyzing various malware samples
• Forensic based analysis
• Memory analysis
• Risk management
 
Required Skills:
• Strong direct experience of analyzing malware
• Must have a solid understanding of dynamic/static analysis of malware
• Background in network traffic analysis
• Experience in encryption/obfuscation and how to reverse it is desired, but not required
• GCIH, GREM, GCFA or CISSP is desired, but not required
• Able to work independently on tasks, but also work well within a team environment
• Knowledge of networking protocols: TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPs, FTP, IRC etc
• Ability to create scripts
• Excellent communication skills and able to adapt to the audience
• 3+ years of experience conducting end to end Malware analysis specifically around either Email, Web or Endpoint. 
• 3+ years of conducting incident response using tools such as FireEye or AV tools such as Splunk or McAfee (Tanium is a huge plus but not required. The Malware team will train them if they do not have Tanium) 
• 3+ years of experience doing digital forensics. 
• FireEye will be used for the Email and Web analysis 
• AV Tool Set: McAfee or Splunk or Tanium
Hours: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday (Days are based on Start time, Time is CST Time Zone)

Enterprise Role Overview - Operates tools and processes that provide cybersecurity defense. Uses technical expertise to provide systems disruption protection (DDoS), systems intrusion protection (IDS/IPS, WAF, Log Monitoring), network boundary protection (NAC, Firewalls), detects/prevents malware threats for applications and infrastructure and protects data leakage. Utilizes experience and deep knowledge of IT platforms, tools, and concepts to ensure cybersecurity protection is integrated into all layers of defense. Provides regular status updates to management team. Typically has 3-5 years of relevant experience in one or more threat prevention disciplines.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21044331

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Michael Maples

Referral Bonus:

0

Colorado job seekers

Colorado pay range:

$82,400 - $127,800 annualized salary, offers to be negotiated based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the Corporate Performance Incentive Plan. Qualified employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual results and behaviors performance at year-end (limited roles may also qualify for incentives during performance year).

Benefits

This role is eligible for all usual company benefits. At Bank of America, our employees are the foundation of our success. That’s why we’re committed to offering a variety of competitive programs and benefits that support your physical, emotional and financial wellness both at work and at home.