Senior Malware Analyst / Reverse Engineer at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Plano, TX)

Senior Malware Analyst / Reverse Engineer at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Plano, TX)


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Location: Plano, TX
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-12-22 05:01:21

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The Cybersecurity Intelligence Group (CIG) holds the global mandate for JPMC's cyber intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination of finished products to the firm's Cybersecurity & Technology Controls teams, lines of business, and overall executive decision makers. The team is also responsible for tracking threats and incidents involving the firm's third-party suppliers, subsidiaries, and key clients to address events such as intrusions, malware, DDoS, unauthorized access, insider attacks, and loss of proprietary information. This includes developing a deep understanding of global threat actors and their tactics, techniques, and procedures employed during cyberattacks. CIG also plays an integral role in the alerting, response, and mitigation of incidents at JPMC and works closely with other internal teams and external partners to mitigate risk to the firm.

CIG's Malware Analysis and Active Defense component conducts technical research in support of the above goals. As a Senior Malware Analyst / Reverse Engineer you'll perform complex static and dynamic analysis of malicious code identified through internal investigations and from external sources ranging from commodity malware to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) nation-state malware. We're looking for a self-motivated individual with a proven track record in reverse engineering malware and an insatiable curiosity towards all things Cyber to join our team.

Key responsibilities:

Conducting malware analysis and reverse engineering of suspicious code

Performing deep dive technical analysis of cyberattack tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

Developing signatures to identify malware families, actor techniques, and other noteworthy code sequences

Automating malware analysis and intelligence gathering processes

Hunting for novel samples, indicators of compromise (IOCs), and actor TTPs in internal and external datasets

Researching threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits to enhance monitoring and detection capabilities

Partnering with the Incident Response (IR) teams to understand incidents and support technical analysis of malicious cyber events

Documenting and presenting findings in comprehensive technical analysis reports

Communicating effectively with business representatives, technology specialists, and vendors

Assisting peer analysts in the production and dissemination of intelligence reports

Contributing technical expertise and Cybersecurity perspectives to discussions regarding JPMC global technology infrastructure

Desired Qualifications:

A proven track record in reverse engineering malware and a n insatiable curiosity towards all things Cyber

Experience with debuggers, disassemblers, and other malware analysis tools (i.e. IDA Pro, Ghidra)

Coding (scripting) experience (i.e. Python, C, JavaScript, VBScript, etc.)

Prior background in Forensics, Log Analysis, Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, and / or Security Research

Knowledge in Operating Systems (i.e. Windows, Linux, Mac, Mobile), processor architectures (i.e. x86, x64), and computer networking

Experience in developing both tactical and strategic tools and capabilities

Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to understand complex problems while formally presenting them simplistically.

Ability to coordinate, work with and gain the trust of business stakeholders, technical resources, and third-party vendors.

5+ years of professional experience in Information Technology

3+ years of professional experience in malware analysis / reverse engineering

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include sharing information in the firm's vaccine record tool, vaccination or regular testing, mask wearing, social distancing and daily health checks. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests.

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