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Oracle Malware Analyst in Lombard, Illinois

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

/At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world./

/Values are OCI’s foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future./

/You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged./


The OCI Threat Intelligence Center is responsible for the tracking and monitoring of a range of threat actors from cybercrime to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups impacting OCI and its customers. The scope and responsibility of this team includes attack analysis, tracking threat actor's indicators of compromise (IOCs) and their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), aiding in security incident response, executive communication, and customer outreach.

As a Malware Analyst, you will primarily focus on the tracking of various malicious files and programs and their associations to threat actors. You will work to build and enhance internal systems to better track and evaluate malware at the size and scope of a public cloud. You will also have a passion for cyber security, researching and remaining current on attack trends, and ability to adapt to an organic and fast paced environment is a must.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead static and dynamic analysis efforts of malicious samples and combine results of analysis with other intelligence sources to try and produce attribution.

  • Produce highly-technical reports of reverse engineering efforts of malware samples

  • Manage various communication streams including cross company and executive communications

  • Facilitate analysis of suspicious files discovered during security incidents. Be able to articulate proper feedback and support the Detection and Response teams in their investigations.

  • Keep up-to-date on geopolitical issues across the world and be able to translate them into potential and future cyber incidents involving Oracle and its ecosystem.

  • Develop techniques for conducting longitudinal analysis of malware and clustering into attribution back to threat actors

  • Develop and maintain procedures and runbooks specific to malware analysis at scale of a public cloud.

  • Ingratiate into the larger Threat Intelligence community to create and maintain trust networks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6-10 years of industry experience performing malware analysis and reverse engineering of a wide variety of malware samples raging from commodity samples to 0days Have analyzed malware families of at least 3-4 different APT groups across at least two different regions in the world.

  • Experience in one or more of the following fields of work: National security, military, federal intelligence, law enforcement, criminology, and/or foreign areas and language

  • A broad background in information security with experience in security operations, vulnerabilities and exploitation, network security, and cloud security.

  • Experience with variety of tools used for analysis including IDA Pro, OllyDbg, Ghidra, etc.

  • Experience performing open source research on a variety of topics

  • Excellent verbal/non-verbal communication skills with proficient ability to deliver technical information to non-technical staff

  • Previous Incident Response, Security Operations Center, and/or Forensic Analyst experience preferred

  • Knowledge of common attack types/vectors and associated mitigations.

  • Knowledge of how to use structured queries to pull data from logs and be able to formulate signatures such as ability to use YARA, Snort, Suricata, Bro/Zeek successfully

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Cyber Security, or equivalent experience

  • Prior experience working on a global security team is a plus

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: *Malware Analyst *

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 200011OB