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Cloud Security Engineer (Government)

COLUMBIA , Maryland

This is a senior-level engineering job to help define and implement AT&T Public Sector Solutions (PSS) secure mobility solutions for PSS customers. The candidate will work as a member of a technical team to thoroughly understand US Government (USG) guidance on secure mobility such as the NSA/IAD’s Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Capability Packages, NIAP Protection Profiles, and DoDI 8420. The successful candidate will apply/adapt current and future AT&T mobility services, mobile industry technology, and information assurance tools and techniques to build solutions that comply with USG guidance. 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. Specific responsibilities are to foster a thorough understanding of mobile threats and vulnerabilities across the technical team; develop and validate design options and architectures; document, explain and demo solutions to clients and business stakeholders; manage technical tasks to budget and schedule. The job requires interaction with cross-functional peers in AT&T, vendors and USG leads to develop product roadmaps, assess impacts, establish priorities, justify schedules and budgets, provide status, resolve issues and mitigate risks

- Guide development of security requirements and architect, implement, and evaluate security technologies to protect cloud-based systems
- Provide support for technical issues and ensure that all components of security around the cloud are properly implemented

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited university
- At least six years of hands-on experience in security research or engineering
- At least two years of hands-on experience securing cloud-based platforms and services - Prefer expertise in areas of OpenStack, SDN controllers (Contrail), and virtualization (KVM and VMware)
- Deep understanding of enterprise networks, midpoint, and endpoint security risks both traditional and cloud environments
- Experience with security technologies to include one or more of: IDS/IPS, vulnerability scanning/assessment tools, penetration tools, Wireshark/tcpdump, web proxy, network access control system, data loss prevention, 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 comfort with VLAN and VRF; prefer knowledge of OpenFlow
- Prefer programming experience for testing/prototyping, automation, and analysis/development of OpenStack APIs in one or more languages to include Python, Node, PHP, or Java - Comfortable with Linux and Microsoft Windows-based systems
- Advanced degrees and job-related certifications preferred

Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and possess or be able to attain TS/SCI with poly.

Requisition ID 1631640 If you’re not ready to apply,
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