SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Malware Analyst - Technical Analysis and Special Operations (TASO) Team

Job Location US-VA-Rosslyn
Job Type
Contingent Upon Prime/Customer Acceptance
Information Technology



SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.


As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to support some of our nation’s most critical information systems by utilizing not only your existing cybersecurity skills and talents, but those that you will learn in your new role. In your new role as a cyber security professional, you will protect our customer’s most sensitive data and complex systems from all forms of threats including cyber-attacks, insider threats, rogue network devices, and malicious software and applications. You will work with a team of like-minded professionals to share and collaborate upon your ideas to improve the cybersecurity infrastructure, architecture, and configuration deployments. Your ideas and contributions will matter.


This is a contingent position based upon customer approval.



SkyePoint Decisions is looking for a Malware Analyst in support of the TASO mission.


The Cyber Threat Analysis Division’s (DS/CTI/CTAD) Technical Analysis and Special Operations (TASO) team performs advanced cyber threat network hunting, advanced technical analyses (e.g. analysis of malicious code, network traffic, and Web log data), and forensic review of hard drives, mobile devices, and other storage media.   


This position will work a rotating hybrid schedule in Rosslyn, VA. WEEK 1 - 2 days onsite, 3 days remote WEEK 2 - 3 days onsite, 2 days remote.

  • Performing Dynamic and static analysis of malware, or suspected malware, to determine functionality and capability. 
  • Perform behavioral analysis through sandboxing and leveraging virtual machines to simulate enterprise environments.  
  • Reverse engineer malware samples through the use of debugging tools. 
  • Provide a written technical report related to the scope, nature, and characteristics of identified malicious code. 
  • Identify malware IOCs, TTPs and recommend appropriate counter measures.
  • Perform advanced network threat hunting to detect malicious or suspicious behavior on Department on-premises and cloud-based networks. 
  • Respond to security events received from CIRT and provide comprehensive findings and recommended remediation steps.  


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience required. An additional 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.     
  • Required Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret clearance.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule in Rosslyn, VA office.
  • Possess GREM, CASP+ CE, CCNA, CEH, CISSP, CySA+, GCIH, or similar certification. 
  • Demonstrated experience performing static and dynamic analysis techniques.  
  • Experience using sandbox and other simulated networked environments for analysis.  
  • Strong critical, creative, and analytical thinking skills.  
  • Expertise in discovering, analyzing, diagnosing, and reporting on malware events, files and network intrusion and vulnerability issues. 
  • Can recommend sound counter measures to malware and other malicious type code and applications which exploit customer communication systems. 
  • Experience developing technically detailed reports that translate complex technical information to non-technical audiences. 
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

What We Can Offer You - 

  • At SkyePoint, we go B.I.G. (beginning in GRATITUDE) by recognizing all we have and giving back to our employees, families, and communities. It instills a positive mindset that permeates all we do. By beginning in gratitude, SkyePoint can continue to spread living in gratitude each day.
  • Great Benefits: Several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
  • SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program


  • SkyePoint Professional Growth Programs
  • Flexible Work Environment


SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

Skyepoint Decisions is a participating E-Verify Employer. 

SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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