Engineer (Digital Malware Analysis) (NS) (NATO-NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-C001113 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting Engineer (Digital Malware Analysis) to join NATO-NCIA, at Mons, Belgium


  • Contracted individual must be able to perform effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision. Contracted individual will be asked to support development of one or more technical deliverables and/or provide exercise support in execution of projects undertaken within 2020 calendar year
  • Within Cyber Security Operations Branch and reporting to Incident Analysis and Response Section Head, duties of individual mainly focus on:
  • Provide technical and expert support for to the 24/7 Cyber Security Incident Analysis and Responses process
  • Execute both static and dynamic Malware analysis and capture results in technical analysis report
  • Execute Digital Forensic Analysis in the form of network, system and memory forensics and capture results in technical Analysis report
  • Identification and Sharing of technical Indicators of Compromise with other NATO stakeholders, NATO nations and our different partners, in accordance with our sharing agreements
  • Develop tools, scripting, automation and integrations to automate activities as much as possible, mostly using Python and PowerShell
  • Experiment and conduct research in Malware Analysis and Forensic areas
  • Propose additional detection content (Network IDS rules, SIEM content, endpoint scanning, etc)
  • Participate in, or support a Cyber Security Response Team designated to provide Cyber Security Incident Response happening on one or multiple physical locations, including NATO Alliance Operations and Missions
  • Support production of Standard Operating Procedures covering all aspects of Digital Forensics and Malware Analysis


  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret
  • Contracted individual will hold University degree at nationally recognised/certified University in technical subject with substantial IT content and 3 years post related experience. Lack of university / college degree may be compensated by demonstration of at least 8 years extensive and progressive expertise in duties related to function of SOW
  • At least 3 years demonstrable experience in conducting Digital Forensics and/or Malware Reverse-Engineering or Analysis
  • Very good understanding of inner working of modern Operating Systems on Windows and Linux environment
  • Very good understanding of communication mechanisms on modern internet-facing systems: REST, SOAP, AJAX, MIME, APIcalls
  • Good understanding of modern scripting languages: Python, PowerShell, JavaScript
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP stack up to Application Layer
  • Ability to work independently (while having support of team), taking initiatives, identifying areas of potential improvement and taking ownership



Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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