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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.

Senior Security Operations Center Lead (Government)

VIENNA , Virginia


 The Principal Security Analyst will perform responsibilities as the shift lead and incident responder for a global 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC), leading technical research/response activities for security incidents and compliance. Serve as a technical escalation resource for other SOC Analysts and provide mentoring for skill development. Partner with program Security Engineers to improve technology and process to enhance SOC monitoring, investigation, and response. Responsible for the following:

 Experience with the lifecycle of Incident Response and Vulnerability Management, security tools to include but not limited to Intrusion Detection Systems, Host and Network based assets and infrastructure found in large enterprise network environments; along with experience working custom DevOps activities related to custom coding, Pen-Testing and granular audit activities. Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages to include but not limited to Splunk, HBSS and ACAS preferred. Familiarity of network infrastructure environments and configurations related to the system landscape Perform Security Incident Management aligned with NIST and DoD Oversight, monitoring and tuning of security systems, including the following: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems, Endpoint Security Systems, Security Information and Event Management Systems, Web Proxy Systems, Log Management Systems, Firewall Systems, Full Packet Capture Systems, Data Loss Prevention Systems, Object Level Auditing Systems, Endpoint Forensics, Wireless LAN Monitoring Systems, Database Security Monitoring, Compliance & Threat Modeling Systems Manage consistent daily, weekly and event-based reporting, and manage knowledge base for sharing and transfer of experience. Perform gap analysis and provide strategic and tactical recommendations on security issues, and scale systems to take into account new threat or devices and valuate and contribute to the security posture of the organization. Review vulnerabilities and track resolution.

Review and process threat Intel reports.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of IT security work
  • 2+ years of related experience in a SOC Management/Supervision/Lead capacity
  • Principal/Senior - 7+ years Computer Network Defense (CND) experience, CIRT/CERT, and/or Incident Response.
  • Splunk, HBSS and ACAS preferred
  • DoD IAT Level II certified

 Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field preferred

 Required Clearance: Active SECRET

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 1834548 Date posted 08/09/2018

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