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Information Systems Security Specialist Associate (Government)


Ogden, UT
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Company AT&T

Job Title Information Systems Security Specialist Associate (Government)

Jobid att4-7164537

Location: Ogden, UT, 84415, USA

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

Candidate 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 Advanced Persistent Threats to identify new threats and attacks

+ Conducts basic malware analysis of attacker tools, identifyingindicators of compromise, and reverse engineer attacker encodingprotocols

+ Interfaces with external entities, including law enforcement and intelligence community organizations

Provides analysis of incidents for customers by:

the incident’s nature and formulating responses o identifying and
providing the ability to surge during emergencies

correlating event and incident data

determining possible effects on the DODIN, customer networks, and other organizations

+ Ability to work independently and within a team as required

+ Monitors Computer Network Defense (CND) security-relevant network components

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


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

+ Provide support to leadershipfor CND applicable activities within Protect, Detect, Respond, andSustain

+ Support a performance-based environment with pre-determinedAcceptable Levels of Performance (ALPs)

+ Support the development,documentation, and tracking of metrics relevant to the ALPs

+ Interfacewith government counterparts and leadership

Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:

+ Master’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline,with three (3) years of professional experience; or Bachelor’s degreefrom an accredited college in a related discipline, with five (5) yearsof professional experience; or ten (10) years professional experience inInformation Security, with at least four (4) years specializing insecurity, vulnerability mitigation techniques, and exploitation methodswithin enterprise networks

+ DoD 8570 Compliant for IAT Level II: Possess a CASP, CCNA-Security,CISSP, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP certification

+ DoD 8570 Compliant for CSSP Analyst within 180 days of employment:Possess a CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCIA, GCIH, GISCP, or SCYBER certification

+ Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

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

Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:

+ CND experience

+ Department of Defense 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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