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Cybersecurity Analyst (Government)

Columbia, Maryland

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Job Description:

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.

The Columbia Programs Office is a technical organization focused on solving hard mission problems in the areas of telecommunications, engineering, and cybersecurity.

The candidate will work as a member of the ROUNDTABLE Cyber Collaboration Team, as a threat analyst, on a project that analyzes event data for security relevant events using a variety of network-data processing platforms.

Duties/Responsitibilities:

·The candidate will work in a collaborative manner with other analysts to identify, characterize, provide recommendations for remediation, and define analytical methods to automate the analysis.

·The candidate will perform ad-hoc analytical processing on a variety of network data feeds, system processed data derivatives (metadata), automated system alerts, and open source information.

·Some aspects of the analysis may require use of deep packet inspection packet analysis. 

The candidate will be responsible for reporting findings in written and verbal form.

Required Clearance:

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

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have the following experience and knowledge:

  • Understanding of Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocols, devices, security mechanisms and how they operate.
  • Understanding of network security threats including APT, botnets, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, worms, and network exploits.
  • Experience with network probing/testing/analysis tools (Nessus, nmap, burp, wireshark, etc.
  • Technical knowledge of Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • Programming skills that will be used to construct, modify, and execute testing tools including shell(ksh, bash), [g]awk, Python, PERL, regex, .NET Programming, Java, C, C++, C#, Powershell, curl, Web application development (PHP, ASP.NET, etc.)
  • Knowledge of software security testing principles, practices, and tools, experience of vulnerability assessments in a complex environment.
  • Experience with Malware (including reverse engineering) and with internal and external attacks.
  • Experience or familiarity with vulnerability analysis, computer forensics tools, cryptography principles.
  • Effective team work skills for collaboration on analysis techniques, implementation, and reporting.  Must be able to work both independently as well as effectively work in teams of individuals with a variety of skills and backgrounds.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and have demonstrated ability to present material to senior officials.
  • Highly self-motivated requiring little direction.
  • Demonstrates creative/out-of-the-box thinking and good problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates strong ethical behavior.

Desired Qualifications:

Previous work experience as a Systems and/or Network Administrator

Experience with database management software (Oracle, MongoDB, MySQL, DB2, etc.)
- Ability to obtain a strong and ongoing understanding of the technical details involved in current APT threats and exploits involving various operating systems, applications and networking protocols.
- Knowledge of tactics, techniques, and procedures associated with malicious insider activity, organized crime/fraud groups and both state and non-state sponsored threat actors.
- Understanding of cloud-based architectures and highly distributed big data architectures
- Understanding of mobile android and iOS environments and app development
- Experience with application security testing tools, such as Qualys Web App Security, IBM AppScan, HP WebInspect, HP Fortify, Metasploit framework
- Knowledge of security frameworks (ISO 27001/27002, NIST, HIPPA, SOX, etc.)

- Hold cybersecurity certification(s) from CompTIA, SANS, (ISC)2 or EC-Council

Our Cyber Security Analyst's earn between $90,000 - $125,000 . Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Regular

Location:

Columbia, Maryland

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



Job ID R-15269 Date posted 03/25/2024
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