AT&T Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (Government) in Columbia, Maryland

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With minimal direction, provides expert support and conducts intuitive analysis and research into exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.

  • Serves as technical expert on executive-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives.

  • Thinks independently and demonstrates exceptional written and oral communication skills.

  • Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.

  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Work is performed independently without appreciable direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Expertise is in Cybersecurity and Information Technology (Data and Network Systems

Current Security+ CE certification, Bachelors in Cybersecurity or related Information Security Bachelors, or five years practical hands-on experience.

  • Demonstrated expert understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform

  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth, and common security elements

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. NetFlow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations.

  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics.

  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods. • Familiarity or experience in Lockheed Martin's Intelligence Driven Defense and/or Cyber Kill Chain methodology.

  • Provide information assurance subject matter expertise for Cyberspace Defense concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Work independently to efficiently evaluate and solve complex Cybersecurity problems and report findings to the government.

  • Work with the government to develop and establish an agency-wide threat actor indicator management program to monitor and report on threat actor movements within the DoDIN.

  • Provide leadership and guidance in the development, design, and application of solutions implemented by junior staff members.

  • Coordinate with senior representatives within DISA Center for Operations to establish and define programs, resources and risks, and track malicious activity with known indicators from intelligence partners.

  • Apply expertise to government and commercial common user systems, as well as dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features to track malicious activity with known indicators from intelligence partners.

  • Coordinate/collaborate with program offices developing/acquiring tools for defensive cyber operations, as well as with the organizations operating those tools.

Desired Skills, Experience, and Education: Certified Ethical Hacker

Required Clearance: Active Top Secret (minimum) with current SCI

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