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Keep the wheels of government turning 24/7. In a Government Support role, you’ll join a trusted team of experts who connect over 1,200 different agencies to serious security and mobility. Your work will help make the networks that our country runs on more protected, agile and effective. And with a wide range of opportunities (from Engineers to IT and Cyber Security), your continued growth can always be a top priority.

Cybersecurity Development Engineer (Government)

Columbia, Maryland

AT&T is seeking a Cybersecurity Development Engineer to join our Public Sector Team to execute on this transformation for our US Government customers. Consisting of over 4,000 dedicated personnel, AT&T Business - Public Sector is responsible for over $98 billion in U.S. Government network infrastructure that delivers the world’s most sophisticated communications network. We work every day to ensure secure and reliable telecommunications— and we want you on our team so that never changes.

As a Cybersecurity Development Engineer you will work within a technical team to discover security threats and to prototype vulnerabilities and defenses for next-generation mobile networks and communications networks involving cloud, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and Software Defined Networking (SDN). This position includes interaction with cross-functional peers in AT&T, vendors, and clients.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Requires at least 8 years with BS/BA or 6 years with MS/MA or 3 years with PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar field from an accredited university
  • Be able to perform development in one or more of the following key areas:
  • Network functions virtualization
  • Software-defined networks
  • Computer Network Operations (CNO)
  • Software reverse engineering and exploitation
  • Network protocol analysis and reverse engineering
  • Experience in the research, development, build, and demonstration of proof-of-concept systems and/or trials
  • Software development experience using Python or Java, with preference for candidates with additional language skills such as C, C++, and Assembly
  • Experience working and developing in a Linux environment
  • Desire to learn and to solve challenging problems
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience as principal investigator or key personnel on development programs for DoD and IC customers
  • Familiarity with agile software development philosophies
  • Familiarity with existing tools for configuration management, continuous integration, resource management, and large-scale software infrastructure, such as: Git/Gitlab and Docker.
Required Clearance:
Must have a TS/SCI and willing to obtain polygraph

Job ID 1939212 Date posted 10/17/2019

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