Software Security Tester (Government)

AT&T - Columbia, MD

The candidate will work as a member of the AT&T Chief Security Office, as a software security tester, on a project to build, deploy and expand the AT&T Threat Analytics platform. The candidate will work in a collaborative manner with other security engineers, developers and architects to build and maintain software, tools and network systems across the analytics platform.

Required Skills:
Software security testing principles, practices, and tools, experience of vulnerability assessments in a complex environment
Excellent team work skills for collaboration on network design techniques, implementation, and reporting
Must be able to work both independently as well as effectively work in teams of individuals with a variety of skills and backgrounds
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and have demonstrated ability to present material to senior officials
Highly self-motivated requiring little direction
Demonstrates creative/out-of-the-box thinking and good problem-solving skills
Demonstrates strong ethical behavior

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:
BS in related fields or equivalent experience
1 to 3+ years of applicable experience

Desired Skills:
Experience in deploying complex network solutions end to end
Experience in deploying, maintaining and configuring security appliances and technologies. Example vendors: Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper, Cisco, F5, Checkpoint
Experience in Software Defined Networking
Background in automation technologies surrounding cloud and virtualization platforms: VMWare ESXi, OpenStack, ONAP, ECOMP, Netconf
Programming skills that will be used to construct, modify, and execute testing tools including shell (ksh, bash), gawk, Python, PERL, regex, .NET Programming, Java, C, C++, C#, Powershell, curl, Web application development (PHP, ASP.NET, etc.)

Required Clearance:
Candidate must be clearable