Senior Malware Research Engineer- Telecommute

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Posted 6 days ago United States $94k - 171k (US Dollars)
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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Mentor analysts, providing guidance through complex incidents
  • Identify deficiencies in processes and tools, make corrective recommendations, and drive implementation of solutions and efficiencies
  • Assist in the response to Cyberattacks actively targeting the industry
  • Research current threats and technologies that could help improve operational readiness
  • Integrate and collaborate with other subject matter experts throughout the organization
  • Perform host-based digital forensics to determine what malicious activity has been performed
  • Perform Memory analysis to extract additional malicious activity or Indicators of Compromise
  • Preserve evidence (both network and host) using forensically sound methods
  • Perform advanced malware analysis when faced with unknown suspicious executables
  • Effectively communicate findings to incident response team(s)
  • Establish, evaluate, and implement performance metrics

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience working in computer forensics, cyber security investigation and other related fields
  • Experience conducting complex forensic investigations using industry standard forensic tools including but not limited to EnCase, FTK, F-Response or X-Ways
  • Subject matter expert knowledge of the technological aspects of security
  • Deep understanding of the importance of artifacts in endpoint, network, and application logs
  • Understanding of the technology risks that are inherent to a business and an ability to effectively communicate those risks
  • 1 or more of the following certifications: QSA, CCFP, EnCE, X-Pert, GCFE, GCFA, GNFA, CISSP, and/or GREM Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with advanced persistent threats
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Ghidra, IDA, OllyDbg, WinDbg, x64Dbg, Radare
  • Ability to understand coding logic, e.g. Assembly, Python, C, .Net, Java, etc.
  • Experience with Memory Analysis tools: Volatility, Rekall
  • Ability to communicate findings in a clear and concise manner

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.