Cyber Intelligence Malware Analyst

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type
    Contract

Job Description

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) aspires to be world-class in delivering a safe and secure home for our people. In pursuing our mission to help make Singapore safe and secure, we remain always constant and true to our core values of Honour and Unity. 

Responsibilities

Want to serve a greater cause?

We are looking for candidates who are critical thinkers with investigative mindset and have the passion to pursue a career in the field of cyber intelligence. You will be part of the team with unique access to insights of cyber threat activities operating within Singapore's cyberspace, and your role is to attribute cyber threats and assess the potential impact to national security. 

 

As a Cyber Intelligence Malware Analyst, you will develop and apply your skills in one or more of the following areas to support the organization’s mission:

• Malware analysis – Dissect malware to discover its unique characteristics and functionalities, so as to uncover the motivation and modus operandi behind a cyber attack or adversary operation, with the goal to attribute them.
 
• Capability development – Apply programming and coding skillsets to build new or enhanceexisting toolkits to automate investigative and analysis processes.
 

Requirements

• Singaporean Citizens only.
• Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Computer/ Electrical Engineering, Infocomm Security, Information Systems, preferably ICT-related. 
• Candidates with no experience may also apply.
• Strong interest and passion in Cyber Security
• Good foundation in programming (C/C++/C#/Python/PHP/BASH/Javascript/Powershell/Go Lang).
• Familiarity with major Operating Systems (Microsoft Windows/Linux).
• Familiarity with Assembly Language and its application to Reverse Engineering of malware
• Good analytical skills – able to think critically and laterally to distil complex technology concepts and implementations
• Good interpersonal and communication skills (written/ oral).
• Team player who takes initiative and can work collaboratively with peers.
• Relevant experience in the field of cyber security would be advantageous.
• Professional certification (eg. GREM) will be advantageous.
• Hands-on experience in tools such as sandboxes/ IDA Pro/ OllyDBG/ x64 debugger/ SysInternal suite of tools/ Remnux will be advantageous.

 

For applications to be considered, you are required to upload your full resume and cover letter. If you have any development projects hosted on public repositories, such as GitHub or Bitbucket, do provide us with the links in your resume as well.

Please note that your cover letter should minimally include the following:

  • A brief introduction of yourself
  • Why you are interested in this job
  • Why you are suitable for this job
  • Any skills/experiences/training that you think will help in your application for this job

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.

 

 

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.

Closing on 30 Apr 2021