Dell Engineering Technologist 5 - Threat Analysis, Reverse Engineering in Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Engineering Technologist - Threat Analysis, Reverse Engineering


Serve as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, providing threat intelligence expertise, reverse engineering and research capabilities to the business. Act as subject matter expert on Threat strategies and concepts for architecture, engineering and data science projects.


  • Analyze existing and emergent cyber threat activities and develop content (threat advisories, blogs, product content, etc.) that benefit our customers and encourage general Internet safety.

  • Create new, and utilize existing, sources of intelligence (OSINT, security working groups, etc.) to build a better understanding of emerging threats and actor TTPs.

  • Analyze cyber threat trends over a three-to-five year time span for influence and impact on RSA products, strategy, and technology.

  • Identify, develop, and utilize research methods for identifying unknown actors, trends, and campaigns.

  • Provide reverse engineering expertise to dissect malware samples for the purposes of developing content and for sample classification.

  • Maintain a situational awareness of the current security industry and emerging threat landscape.

  • Contribute to, or lead the definition of, an architectural framework for specific area of cyber threat expertise.

  • Initiate and participate in research surges to advance our understanding of emerging threats and actors.

  • Develop and locate appropriate tools and automation that support the collection, processing and analysis of our threat intelligence processes.

  • Communicate research results in both open and closed forums. This includes blogs, whitepapers, vetted intelligence sharing communities, internal presentations and conference presentations.

  • Provide recommendations to senior management on strategic issues based on cyber threat expertise and knowledge of industry trends combined with business needs.

  • Serve as subject matter expert to engineering, product management, and marketing groups on product requirements, product architecture, and implementation in areas of technical expertise.

  • Identify new opportunities for strategic directions and innovation based on existing and emergent cyber threat concepts.

  • Provide support on technical issues to internal business organizations as necessary.

  • Directly contribute to development of technical standards that are important to RSA.

  • Collaborate with research partners and with other companies to expand the company's knowledge of emerging results in these areas.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working in a collaborative, remote team environment with ability to travel for team meetings and conferences.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision but ensure that your efforts integrate with the efforts of your remote team.

  • Network/protocol analysis.

  • Experience in prototype automation development, to aid/streamline analysis activities, using common development practice.

  • Scripting/automation languages and tools like Perl, Bash, Python, Powershell, Yara, LUA, regex

  • Exposure/expertise with other common security technologies like IDA Pro, OllyDbg, WinDbg, Mongo, Maltego, VirusTotal, Cuckoo

  • Ability to curate a strong network of contacts within the cyber security industry.

  • Understanding of Threat Intelligence collection strategies, including malware analysis, DNS analysis, network infrastructure mapping and campaign tracking.

  • Knowledge of existing threat actor groups related to targeted attacks, cybercrime, hacktivism and cyber-terrorism and associated tactics, techniques and procedures

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.

  • Possesses strong product/technology/industry knowledge.

  • Project management skills.

  • Knowledge of RSA/Netwitness Products a plus!

  • CISSP, GREM, GCIH, GPEN or related certifications a plus!

Experience Required: 10+ Years

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Other



Business Unit:



VA - Glen Allen, VA - Herndon, VA - McLean, VA - Reston, WI - Madison, WI - Pewaukee