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[SJ-JOB] Forensics Engineer, San Antonio Nov 26 2008 06:43PM
matthew towne macb com

Position: Forensics Engineer
Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Type: Permanent F/T

Closing Date: 2008-12-25

MacAulay-Brown, Inc (MacB) is a technical and management services company founded in 1979 and headquartered in Dayton, OH. Operating as woman-owned, small business, MacBs principal areas of business focus on acquisition management support, SETA support, information warfare, intelligence, electronic combat systems, C4I systems, and threat exploitation.


The individual will work with an exceptional five-person team that provides computer security technical support to the US Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). Primary efforts are to analyze malicious computer binaries, protect Air Force networks, provide Special Agent training, participate in incident response, and expand existing computer network operational tools. This candidate will fill the Malware and/or Reverse Engineer position to:

1) Conduct Malware binary analysis

2) Generate Malicious documentation reports and brief AFOSI, and

3) Develop small-to-moderately sized software operational tools primarily on the Microsoft platform and possibly over multiple platform architectures.

Additionally, individual will answer AFOSI computer-related technical questions, conduct research/analysis as required, support special agents during active intrusion investigation(s), and provide feedback to appropriate authorities as needed.


Applicant must have minimum 3 years of recent work-related experience in reverse engineering and/or malware analysis. Applicant should have knowledge and translation of x86 assembly structures to high-level source code, byte code, or virtual machine. Binary patching and authentication countering techniques against modified code is also helpful. A successful applicant will be able to identify, modify, and interact with advanced malware, and will have the ability to contain, black-box, modify, and extract mobile code data that is implemented within, and across, common Internet languages such as PHP, ActiveX, ASP, HTML, VB script, JavaScript, etc. Full-spectrum knowledge of the entire operating system architecture including drivers, API calls, system calls, memory maps, tables, services, etc. as they relate to malware and its ability to manipulate, bypass, hook, inject, or otherwise replace legitimate system functionality, is necessary. Knowledge of binary obfuscation techniques
, anti-debugging and anti-disassembling abilities and countering, and ability to restore encrypted or packed executables is also necessary. Ability to develop code/scripts to facilitate inline de-obfuscation/decryption of malware communications and data functionality is highly desirable.

MacAulay-Brown, Inc. offers a challenging environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits. As an applicant for this position you will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information EOE/M/F/V.

Please email resumes to matthew.towne (at) macb (dot) com [email concealed]

MacAulay-Brown, Inc.
Matthew Towne
Recruiting Team Leader
matthew.towne (at) macb (dot) com [email concealed]

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