Malware Analyst

Trends Group, Inc.

  • Makati, Philippines
    23rd Floor, 105 H.V. Dela Costa , Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Posted 17 days ago and deadline of application is on 4 Dec
Recruiter was hiring 3 days ago

Malware Analyst

Trends Group, Inc.

Job Description


To accomplish all assigned tasks by the management in a timely and effective manner as deemed necessary for the betterment of the organization as a whole.

Duties and Responsibilities

Incident Forensics

  • To perform as lead investigator when investigating a high risk attack
  • To coordinate with clients, other domain specialists, internal & external SMEs, and other related departments or units in gathering evidences and information relating to an incident.
  • To thoroughly compose comprehensive and audience directed analytical reports.
  • To formulate customized, environment appropriate mitigation plan.
  • To review forensic reports, plans and other crucial communications prior to release to clients.

Process Engineering

  • To act as the champion in establishing and institutionalizing the group's optimum process standards.
  • To contribute in the establishment of the most effective and efficient processes.
  • To promote and uphold compliance to agreed standards and processes.
  • To report process inefficiencies and non-compliance to agreed standards and processes.
  • To regularly conduct audit on processes and ensure compliance to standards

Team Management

  • Supervise the operations of the team and ensures it is in accordance with the department's operation policies, protocols and procedures
  • Train and coach new members going on board, specifically on processes, techniques and tools.
  • Assign objective and attainable tasks for hist/her team members.
  • Conduct performance review for his/her team members

Continuos Improvement

  • To regularly measure processes and find areas of improvement.
  • Collaborate with other Leads in improving workflows, documentations, standards and processes.

Information Management

  • To promote and contribute to Cyber Security Intelligence's information and knowledge repository.
  • To curate and manage the Cyber Security Intelligence Information Library especially topics relating to Advanced Threat Intelligence.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education

  • Must be a graduate of Computer Studies/Computer Engineering/Information Technology/Electronics Engineering or equivalent

Minimum Experience/Training

  • Having at least 3 years working experience in the cybersecurity space

​​​​​​​Trainings & Certifications Requirement

(M) ITIL Foundation

(M) Comptia Security+
(O) Comptia CySA+
(O) Comptia CASP+

(M) EC Council: Certified Ethical Hacker
(O) EC Council: Certified Penetration Testing Professional

(M) - Mandatory
(O) - Optional

C. Competency

Technical Skills

(A) Networking Fundamentals
(A) Operating System Fundamentals
(A) Application/Web Programming
(A) Enterprise Application Architecture
(A) Cybersecurity Fundamentals
(A) Secure Network Architecture
(A) Application Security & Secure Coding Practices
(I) Identity & Access Management Principles
(A) Cryptography & Encryption Technologies
(I) Perimeter Defense Technologies
(I) End-Point Protection Technologies
(A) Vulnerability Scanning & Ethical Hacking
(A) Advanced Persistent Threats & pattern modeling
(A) Forensic Investigation
(N) Dark web Surfing & Intel Gathering

(F) - Familiar / 0-12 months
(N) - Novice / 1-2 years
(I) - Intermediate / 3-4 years
(A) - Advanced / > 5 years

Communication Skills

(I) Speaks clearly and can be easily understood.
(I) Expresses & speaks ideas in a logical and organized sequence.
(I) Writes clearly, concisely and effectively.
(I) Expresses ideas in a logical and organized sequence in written form.

(F) - Familiar / 0-12 months
(N) - Novice / 1-2 years
(I) - Intermediate / 3-4 years
(A) - Advanced / > 5 years

Having at least 3 years working experience in coordinating with partners & clients


  • Must work well under pressure

  • Must have good interpersonal skills

  • Must be pro-active when identifying potential issues

  • Must show strong & effective coaching capabilities

  • Must show strong customer management skills

  • Must prepare well-organized and comprehensive reports tailored to its audience

  • Able to effectively assess tasks & risks to prioritize work

  • Able to approach a complex task by breaking it down into its component parts and considering each part in detail

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
IT and Software
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Office Address
105 H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Technology / IT
1 opening

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About Trends Group, Inc.

The milestones achieved by our first company, Trends, is a testament to how impactful and well-received our humble beginnings have been. Now, we have multiple subsidiaries that operate independently of each other, with distinct business objectives and operational structure. When we are blessed with success, it is our duty to walk in wisdom and plan our course for making the best of it. Empowered by a strong vision, we are now ready to put in the work that comes with positioning our conglomerate to enter the world’s biggest economies. From generating growth in the ICT industry, we are now pursuing to nurture leading and global businesses. The time has come to explore the possibilities in ICT and beyond. Equipped with a vision and the right values, we are expanding and reaching new heights as a powerful, nurturing, and timeless conglomerate. We are moving towards a more promising future to cultivate opportunities and provide a customer experience like no other. Trends Group Inc. promises to give our partners the satisfaction they deserve and elevate itself to create and grow leading and global businesses.
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