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Be a part of our elite cybersecurity team that provides strategy,
consulting, and threat detection to a wide range of customers.

"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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The Principal-Cybersecurity position is responsible for cyber security areas across products, services, infrastructure, networks, and/or applications while providing protection for AT&T, our customers, and our vendors/partners. Works with senior team members on various projects relating to the protection of devices, customers, assets, data, information technology, and networks. Supports innovation, strategic planning, technical proof of concepts, testing, lab work, and various other technical program management related tasks associated with the cyber security programs.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
•    Includes ideation, testing, proof of concept and support for various related projects.
•    Analysis, of complex security issues and the development and engineering activities to help mitigate risk.
•    Analyzes various hardware and/or software solutions recommending purchases and identifying modifications to fit AT&T's security needs and that of our managed services teams.
•    Develops policies and procedures to minimize network intrusion, malware events and vulnerability issues for internal and external customers.
•    Applies measures to block malicious code and applications.
•    Includes forward looking research, planning and strategy to strengthen our stance against future cyber security threats and enhance our mitigation techniques and technology solutions.

Areas of Cybersecurity work to include, but not limited to:
Incident Response, product testing, risk & strategic analysis, research, awareness & training, vulnerability detection & assessment, intelligence & investigation, networks & systems engineering, security application testing, digital forensics & forensics analysis, software assurance, business operations & support, application development & testing, operational support, IoT planning & testing, policy & requirements & standards. Job Contribution: Expert level technical professional. Advisor on technical knowledge and ATT technologies.
Education: Preferred Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics or Cyber Security or equivalent experience.
Experience: 8-10 years experience.
** Candidate must be clearable or have a current security clearance
                   Must be US citizen, US residence**          

Principle Functional Skills / Competencies Associated with this Title:
•    Cloud Computing
•    Cybersecurity
•    Endpoint Security
•    Information Security Architecture
•    Strong networking background – TCP/IP
•    Design and implementation experience around following devices:
      o    Proxies – F5, Bluecoats
      o    Firewalls – Fortinets, Palo Altos, Cisco Firepower
•    Information Security Management 

Once you’re a part of the team, you’ll also gain some amazing perks and benefits including paid time off on top of paid holidays, medical/dental coverage, a 401(k) plan and tuition reimbursement. We also provide employee discounts on:

•    AT&T Wireless plans & features, including IOT and connected devices
•    AT&T internet & fiber
•    AT&T phone

Ready to close the deal on a career with AT&T? Apply today.

Job ID 2166703-1 Date posted 01/31/2022
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