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Cyber Operations Countermeasures Engineer (Government)

Columbia, Maryland

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At AT&T, we are connecting the world in groundbreaking and entertaining ways and we channel our passion for innovation and drive towards the future in support of critical missions that enable our Nation’s defense. AT&T is honored to support Defense customers providing, operating, and assuring command and control and information-sharing capabilities across the full spectrum of military operations. Join us in delivering and securing the digital frontier for national level leaders and mission partners.

AT&T has an opening for a Cyber Operations Countermeasures Engineer on the DISA GSM-O program supporting the DISA Command Center (DCC) Network Assurance embedded with DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Direct and track enterprise countermeasure actions and assess the effectiveness of countermeasures on an ongoing basis
  • Analyze high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, PCAP), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Understand the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs)
  • Collaborate with team members and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create and validate countermeasures in accordance with (IAW) the DoDIN boundary defense posture
  • Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing DoD, Intelligence Community and open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware or other threats that have the potential to impact the DoDIN
Required Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI security clearance (#topsecret)

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline and 9 years of professional experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start and able to obtain CSSP-A certification within 180 days of start date
  • Proficient understanding of Cyber Network Defense (CND) in regards to protect, detect, respond and sustain within a Computer Incident Response organization
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with DISA and DoD Networks
  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods
  • Advanced Certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP
  • Experience in intelligence driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodology
AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws. AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Job ID 1963269 Date posted 01/16/2020

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I believe in AT&T and know they are at the edge of technology. The company believes in their people and offers all kinds of training to enable us to take on new jobs and to stay at the front of technology. The software defined network which we are building is the newest technology and AT&T has been involved since early 2000s. You have a great deal of autonomy at AT&T as long as you get the job done. You have the ability to do different jobs and to be challenged at all times.

Cons

I really have little negative to say about AT&T I have worked here for 35 years on March 23rd of 2016.

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