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Security Operations Testing Engineer (SOTE) (Government)



Chantilly, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 29, 2023

Chantilly, Virginia

Chantilly, Virginia


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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP-enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing, and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

Our National Security Team supports the intelligence community by providing, operating and assuring critical voice, video, and collaboration services for the full spectrum of operations.

AT&T has an opening for a Security Operations Testing Engineer (SOTE) to support the Intelligence Sector.

The Security Operations Testing Engineer (SOTE) is responsible for the validating the implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 Rev 5 technical security controls for all FISMA systems.

Description of Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute Certified Test Plans (CTP) with the Third-Party assessors for all network equipment within FISMA systems.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with switches and routers configuration management; experience with CISCO & Juniper desired.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with firewall configuration management; experience with Forcepoint and Palo Altos desired.
  • Development of Scan Mitigation Reports by analyzing enterprise vulnerability scans for all FISMA Systems.
  • Coordinate with the information assurance team to identify secure configuration update requirements to close FISMA systems Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&M).

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with polygraph. (#ts/sci) (#polygraph)

Required Qualifications: Candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to: Doctorate and 8 years of experience; OR Master’s and 10 years; OR Bachelor’s and 12 years; OR Associates and 14 years; OR HS and 16 years.

Must have certifications to meet minimum requirements for DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certification requirements; level 3 requirements are acceptable as well. Level II certifications must be obtained within six (6) months:

  • Certified Network Defender (CND)
  • COMPTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CYSA+)
  • COMPTIA Security+
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Required to become proficient on the Customer’s Assessment and Authorization tool to track and document the RMF steps.

Desired Qualifications: Soft skills (experience with customer briefings), highly organized, problem solving, and self-motivated.

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Our Security Operations Testing Engineer (SOTE) earns between $89,200 - $150,000 yearly. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected · Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

Job ID 2313308 Date posted 04/14/2023


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