AT&T Senior Computer Security Systems Specialist-Lead Stuttgart, Germany (Government) in San Antonio, Texas

The Senior Computer Security Systems Specialist is a member of the Defensive Cyber Operations – Europe (DCO-E) team (on the DISA GSM-O program). The DCO-E team supports network assurance activities within DISA-Europe.

A candidate qualified to join DCO-E will perform the following duties:

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

  • Supports cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis

  • Articulates emerging trends to leadership and staff

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

  • Performs network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS data, and custom sensor output

  • Reviews threat data and develops custom signatures

  • Correlates actionable security events and develops unique correlation techniques

  • Uses attack signatures and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to aid in Zero-Day detection

  • Uses attack signatures and TTPs associated with APTs to identify new threats and attacks

  • Conducts basic malware analysis of attacker tools, identifying indicators of compromise, and reverse engineer attacker encoding protocols

  • Interfaces with external entities, i.e., law enforcement and intelligence community organizations

Provides limited analysis of incidents for customers by:

  • determining the incident’s nature and formulating responses

  • identifying & providing the ability to surge during emergencies

  • correlating event & incident data o determining possible effects on the DODIN, customer networks, and other organizations

  • Ability to work independently and within a team as required

  • Monitors CND security-relevant network components

  • Performs infrastructure monitoring, performance assessment, new requirement analysis and support

Additional Duties

  • Prepare and disseminate CND reports, trends, responses, mitigations, analysis, and information

  • Provide support to leadership for CND applicable activities within Protect, Detect, Respond, and Sustain

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

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

  • Interface with government counterparts and leadership Maintain the integrity & security of enterprise-wide systems & networks

Master’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with three (3) years of professional experience; or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with five (5) years of professional experience; or ten (10) years professional experience in IS, with at least four (4) years specializing in security, vulnerability mitigation techniques, and exploitation methods within enterprise networks

  • DoD 8570 Compliant for IAT Level II and CSSP Analyst

  • possess a CISSP, SSCP, GSEC, GICSP, CCNA-Security, or CompTIA Security+ CE certification

  • possess a GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, or CEH

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

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

  • Curious with a desire to understand the who, what, when, where, and why of an event

Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:

  • CND experience

  • DoD experience

  • *NIX familiarity

  • Command Line Scripting skills (PERL, Python, PowerShell scripting) to automate analysis task

  • Knowledge of hacker TTPs

  • Be able to conduct basic malware analysis

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

  • Knowledge of advanced threat actor TTPs

  • Understanding of software exploits

  • Ability to analyze packed and obfuscated code

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

Required Clearance: Active TS/SCI

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