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Lead Cybersecurity

San Ramon, California

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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."

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Overall Purpose: This career step requires mastery level experience. As a Lead Cybersecurity you'll be 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. You'll work 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 cyber 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 cyber 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 work include, but are not limited to: Cyber Incident Response, cyber product testing, cyber risk & strategic analysis, cyber research, cyber awareness & training, cyber vulnerability detection & assessment, cyber intelligence & investigation, cyber networks & systems engineering, cyber security application testing, cyber digital forensics & forensics analysis, cyber software assurance, cyber business operations & support, cyber application development & testing, cyber operational support, cyber IoT planning & testing, cyber policy & requirements & standards.

This position is foundational for providing technical oversight to the Project Homework initiative.  This role will help design innovative security services to meet our business objectives to Win the Home with our broadband services. 

Responsibilities Include:

25% Program Strategy:  The role must understand the business objectives of the initiative, the competitive landscape for the services and financial projections for each individual use case.  With these factors in mind, the role must guide the development of a security roadmap to support the initiative.  This will require providing leadership and direction to outline all aspects of a complex, end-to-end technical solution and delivery timeline.  The role will maintain the security roadmap by incorporating updates as the initiative evolves and technological advancements are realized. 

25% Functional Requirements Delivery:  The role will coordinate the integration of major security teams/platforms to deliver functional requirements related to orchestration, customer experience, identity and access management, threat analytics, device hardening, networking, and encryption controls.

25% Non-Functional Requirements Compliance:  The role will review details of technical solution designs to ensure adequate security measures are in place.  This includes ensuring code development and production deployment address access, logging, hardening, data protection and networking policy requirements. 

25% Program Management:  The role must provide general communications and detailed technical guidance to a variety of CSO, and BU platforms/personnel involved in the initiative.  Additionally, the position will be required to provide updates to senior leaders including conducting research, preparing materials, presenting conclusions, and escalating issues as needed.

Job Contribution: Acknowledged technical authority and internal thought leader on ATT technologies.

Required Skills:  The position requires advanced knowledge and expertise in wireline, wireless and home networking services, and a strong understanding of a wide variety of security domains.  Most importantly, the position necessitates experience with engagement on multiple, simultaneous development projects.  Finally, the role requires strong analytical abilities and communication skills to drive senior leadership understanding of key security issues and strategic decision making.

Desired Skills:  Exposure to the constantly evolving nature of security threats is helpful.  For example, security certifications that require continuing education.  Experience designing protections against threat unique to critical infrastructure is ideal.  For example, security clearances, familiarity with NIST frameworks or cloud concepts like FEDRAMP certification.   

Education: Preferred Master’s degree in information systems, Engineering, Mathematics or Cyber Security or equivalent experience.

Experience: Typically requires 10+ years’ experience. 

Supervisory: No.

Job ID 2146908-4 Date posted 11/29/2021
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