Network Security Engineer (Government)

Employer
AT&T
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Industry
Engineering, Security
Hours
Full Time
This is a senior/Mid-level engineering job to help define and implement AT&T Public Sector Solutions (PSS). The candidate will work as a member of a technical team. The successful candidate will apply/adapt current and future information assurance tools and techniques to build solutions. This job includes consideration of business interests and strategies for cybersecurity and cloud computing, so selected candidates will work with a range of information assurance topics and products. Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or similar from an accredited university or seven years of work experience in IT and/or security without a degree. At least three years hands-on experience in security research or engineering. Experience with vulnerability scanning, vulnerability assessment, computer forensics, and/or penetration testing. Experience with at least one security tool such as: IDS/IPS, vulnerability scanning/assessment tools, penetration tools, Wireshark/tcpdump, antivirus/malware prevention and analysis, correlation and security and event management and visualization platforms and tools. Strong understanding of networking protocols to include IP v4/v6, TCP/UDP, SSH, SSL/TLS, DNS, and HTTP. Prefer programming experience for testing/prototyping, automation, and analysis/development in one or more languages such as Python. Comfortable with Linux and Microsoft Windows-based systems. Advanced degrees and job-related certifications preferred Required Clearance: TS/SCI with poly. Desired: Information Assurance Engineer with Security Clearance 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.