AT&T Computer Network Defense Analyst L1 (Government) in Columbia, Maryland

Seeking experienced computer network defense analysts to improve the availability and survivability of customer networks and protection of vital information from cyber adversaries. The ideal candidate has substantial experience in network-based security analysis, with working knowledge of common protocols (TCP/IP stack, DNS, BGP), flow metadata analysis, and the use of IDS/IPS systems to detect and analyze malicious activity.

  • Candidates must have expertise in analyzinglarge volumes of network-based data, IDS/IPS systems and/or forensictools, identifying malicious activity, identifying mitigationstrategies, and effectively communicating results.

  • Candidates should have demonstrated ability to discover suspicious or malicious exploitation activity.

  • Candidates should be familiar with tools, techniques, and procedures currently used by threat actors.

  • Prior experience with network forensic tools such as wireshark and Snort, and/or IDS/IPS systems is desired.

  • Candidatesmust be able to create written documentation of analysis and/orresearch results, and be able to communicate results clearly inbriefings.

  • Experience in malware analysis.

Candidates should exhibit:

  • knowledge of IP Protocols;

  • ability to do open source research on Internet protocols;

  • knowledge of Internet architecture and routing;

  • knowledge of Internet security;

  • familiarity with Linux commands, scripting, and programming languages (Perl, Python, etc.);

  • familiarity with pcap analysis tools (e.g., WireShark);

  • experience with data analysis, especially large data sets (e.g., Netflow);

  • knowledge of Snort rule interpretation and creation;

  • familiarity with one or more IDS/IPS systems;

  • experience with cybersecurity analyses and reporting;

  • familiarity with SQL databases (e.g., postgres) is desirable;

  • CISSP, CEH and/or GCIA certifications are desirable.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education: Candidates should possess a bachelor's degree, as a minimum, in a related field such as math, science, computing, or engineering along with at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with polygraph

Desired: Experience with the listed tools is essential

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