AT&T Cyber Security Analyst (Government) in Collinsville, Illinois

A member of the Computer Network Defense (CND) Team (DISA GSM-O program) that leads/supports CND Activities within DISA Global.

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

  • Supports cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff.

  • Coordinates resources during enterprise incident response efforts, driving incidents to timely and complete resolution.

  • Performs network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks.

  • Reviews threat data from various sources and develops custom signatures for Open Source IDS or other custom detection capabilities.

  • Correlates actionable security events from various sources including Security Information Management System (SIMS) data and develops unique correlation techniques.

  • Utilizes understanding of attack signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with advanced threats.

  • Develops analytical products fusing enterprise and all- source intelligence.

  • Be able to conduct malware analysis of attacker tools providing indicators for enterprise defensive measures, and reverse engineer attacker encoding protocols.

  • Interfaces with external entities including law enforcement organizations, intelligence community organizations and other government agencies such as the Department of Defense.

  • Provide CND reports, trends, responses, mitigations, analysis, and information dissemination.

  • Provide C2 support, situational awareness support, and provide leadership & support for all CND applicable activities.

  • Support teams within a performance-based environment with pre-determined Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALP’s).

  • Support the development, documentation and tracking of measurements & metrics relevant to the ALP’s.

  • Interface with Government counterparts, both CONUS & OCONUS, along with contract team members.

  • Maintain the integrity & security of enterprise-wide systems & networks.

  • Support security initiatives through predictive & reactive analysis, and by articulating emerging trends to leadership & staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a CompTIA Security+ with Continuing Education (CE) certification.

  • Experience supporting CND or related teams.

  • Experience working CND duties

  • Experience working with DoD / Government Leaders at all levels.

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

  • In-depth understanding of TCP/IP protocols, ports, and services.

Desired skills:

  • At least one other IA certification completed, i.e., SSCP, CSIH, GCIA, GCIH or CEH.

  • UNIX Administrative skills.

  • Command Line Scripting skills (PERL, python, shell scripting) to automate analysis task.

  • Knowledge of hacker tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP).

  • Be able to conduct malware analysis.

  • Demonstrated hands on experience with various static and dynamic malware analysis tools

  • Knowledge of advanced threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP)

  • Understanding of software exploits.

  • Ability to analyze packed and obfuscated code.

  • Comprehensive understanding of common Windows APIs and ability to analyze shellcode.

Bachelor’s degrees from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree.

Required Clearance: Top Secret or above.

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