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Senior Cyber Security Engineer (Government)

Aurora, Colorado

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Be a part of our elite cybersecurity team that provides strategy,
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"If you want to be continually challenged, always learning and able to shift careers, AT&T is the right place for you! I started at AT&T 18 years ago and never envisioned having an opportunity to transition into a Cybersecurity role."

Connie Bragg — Professional Cybersecurity


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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP-enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing, and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values, and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

Our Cyber Security Team supports the customer by investigating, analyzing, and mitigating cybersecurity incidents that attempt to breach the Customer’s network infrastructure, applications, and operating systems.

AT&T has an opening for a Senior Cybersecurity Engineerto support the Grimlock contract.

The job duties of the Senior Cybersecurity Engineer are as follows:                                                                                                         

  • Maintains an infrastructure of over several hundred virtualized intrusion detection and network traffic analysis sensors located in multiple locations
  • Remotely manages Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers via UNIX shell, VMWare ESXi, and HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) and HP Onboard Administrators (OA)
  • Makes recommendations to improve overall security posture to senior management
  • Troubleshoots physically cabled network connections, network routing protocols, media converters, hardware, and various vendor specific tools
  • Creates Linux BASH scripts to automate administrative tasks
  • Remotely manages Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers via UNIX shell, VMWare ESXi, and HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) and HP Onboard Administrators (OA)
  • Tracks cyber actions from initial detection through final resolution
  • Analyzes and assesses damage to the data / infrastructure
  • Performs cyber engineering trend analysis and reporting
  • Hours: Core hours 9am-3pm but may require on-call support

Required Clearance:

TS/SCI with poly (#ts/sci) (#polygraph)

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5+ years overall scrum master related experience and a Bachelor’s degree or an Associates degree and 7+ years related experience or 9+ years overall related experience with no degree.
  • CNDSP-IS (CySA+, GICSP or CEH) certification required
  • IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certification required
  • Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Proficient in Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Working knowledge of current COTS Cybersecurity technologies
  • Working knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary
  • Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively – seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working within a Cybersecurity Operations Center environment desired
  • Advanced skills in Linux/Unix (command line user - proficient and used in last 6 months)
  • Knowledge with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls

Ready to join our team? Apply Today!

Our Senior Cyber Security Engineer’s earn between $96,400 and $224,700. Not to mention all of the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. From health insurance to tuition reimbursement and paid time off to discounts on products and services just to name a few. There is a lot to be excited about around here.

Job ID 2216556 Date posted 03/21/2022
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