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Lead-Technology Security

Candidate will work as a part of the AT&T CSO Threat Analytics team, helping to provide technical insight and intelligence related to cyber security matters emanating from Nation State Actors, Criminals, Hackivists, and malicious Hackers.  The AT&T CSO team has significant visibility into data traversing the global network and operates at a unique vantage point that is able to detect trends and insights into illicit activity.  This position would help bridge the sea of data and various motives of bad actors to better protect AT&T, our ability to provide service and our customers.  In this role, the liaison will improve and maintain strong relationships across the DHS, FBI, the intelligence community, DoD, and other industry partners to gather and provide threat intelligence for protection of AT&T infrastructure.  In addition, use data sets available to AT&T and work with development teams to help build specialized algorithms, detection signatures, forensics, and other useful cyber security capability.  By building a strong private/public relationship, we can help ensure the protection of AT&T and National Infrastructure.  The core AT&T network supports many critical national infrastructure services and applications (including FirstNet) utilities, healthcare, defense contractors, government agencies, and many other critical organizations.  The position will provide on-site coordination with Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies to assist in AT&T’s defense against cyber adversaries.  The candidate will work together with AT&T cybersecurity teams to coordinate and collaborate on threat and vulnerability analysis information with the government agencies.  Candidate will need to plan strategically and act tactically.  The candidate assist with characterizing security events, determine additional course of action, and empower a proactive cybersecurity defense posture with the overall goal of bolstering AT&T risk management policies.The selected candidate will need to have strong communication skills and provide reports in written and verbal form.  The analysis will be utilized to provide management situation awareness and advise internal groups (security, engineering, and operations) on relevant threats and vulnerabilities to assist in the development of preventative and predicative remediation and solutions. The overall objectives and responsibilities for this position are to:
  • Build strong relationships with government agencies
  • Coordinate threat and vulnerability inquiries with government agencies
  • Internally disseminate collected analysis information
  • Collaborate on details of relevant threats
  • Guide analysis and development teams on new analysis needs
  • Foster the growth of AT&T’s cyber threat intelligence (CTI) sharing practice
  • Co-manage with legal counsel the AT&T CTI sharing policy
  • Encourage and help devise new models and methods for sharing for AT&T and others in industry
Required Qualifications:
  • Relevant cybersecurity experience with Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Defense (DoD), or Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to provide formal documentation including briefings and reports at a technical/professional level
  • Experience in CTI activities, including technical and strategic analysis and support to security operations
  • Understanding of network security threats including APT, botnets, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, worms, and network exploits
  • Experience in security functions such as vulnerability and patch management, risk management, penetration testing, application security, or security architecture
  • Understanding of enterprise grade technologies (including operating systems, networking, databases, web applications, cloud, big data, and mobility)
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or related technical field
  • Current TS/SCI eligibility (Must hold or have held a TS/SCI position within the past 48 months)
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

Required Qualifications -

  • 10+ years experience in IT security.
  • Knowledge in application security standards and process.
  • Proficient in database security.
  • Knowledge in identity and access management (access control and provisioning, theft tactics, etc.) and tools (SecurID cards, etc.)
  • Knowledge in network architecture and infrastructure components (Carrier-based network routers and switches, IPv6, etc.)
  • Knowledge in business continuity and disaster recovery (planning, etc.)
  • Proficient in Security Engineering, Planning and Monitoring
  • Knowledge in security hardware and software
  • Knowledge in Anti-virus (Virus, Worm, Malware, etc.)
  • Proficient in Cyber security tools (Sensage, etc.)
  • Knowledge in security Bio-metrics (Architectures, etc.)
  • Understand Cloud Computing (Internet data center architectures, hosting and application services, etc.).
  • Proficient in Cryptography (Encryption infrastructure and technology, etc.)
  • Knowledge in security audit, review, risk assessment, regulatory, controls (Audit and control structures, audit processes (SAS 70), Compliance assessment tools, etc.)
  • Proficient in data leakage prevention (DLP) technologies 
Desired Qualifications -
  • BS/MS degree in Computer, Engineering, or Technical field.
  • Certification in CISSP, CISA, CISM, other security or security technologies related certifications (i.e., CISCO, MSFT, Checkpoint, etc.)