AT&T Cyber Advanced Threat Analyst (Government) in Washington, District Of Columbia

  • Monitor security alerts of potential hacker attacks detected by security systems such as: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (NIDS/NIPS, HIDS/HIPS, WIDS), Log Monitoring, File Integrity Monitoring and SIEM.

  • Determine and classify the severity of alerts and assess potential impacts.

  • Report and investigate potential security incidents.

  • Provide recommendations for containment and eradication of threats.

  • 6 months experience with alert analysis in a computer network intrusion/detection environment or similar field is desirable

  • 1-3 years experience working in an operations environment; or previous SOC/NOC experience, strong networking skills

  • Knowledge of identified operating system platforms; routers, network protocols, and security architecture Working knowledge of current vulnerabilities and attacks

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in years of professional IT experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills

  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

  • At least 3 years of hands on experience with virtualization, system, network and/or application security experience

  • Knowledge of Firewalls, IDS/IPS, intrusion detection, VLANS, routing and other network security technologies

  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)

Required Clearance: Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance if required. Government fingerprint and background check required. US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status.

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