1+ months

Principal, Cyber Defense

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
*Primary Location: *6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213009
At Cox Communications, we take security seriously. After all, were in the business of connecting people to the things they do and love through our products, services, and technologies. Each of those delivery platforms depends on top-tier security, so we only enlist the best in the business to help protect our data and technology.
Right now, Cox Communications is searching for a Cyber Defense Principal, a thought leader within the Information Security community who will make significant contributions to the overall posture of the security program. This is a role that reports directly to the Senior Director of Cyber Defense.
Sound like a great opportunity? It is! In this role, you will participate and contribute to the security community; participate with (and even lead) Red team exercises. Youll threat model new products, projects, and technologies, as well as provide support during incident response activities. Though youd have no direct reports, our Security Operations Center analysts would look to you as a mentor.
Keep reading to find out what youll do, what were looking for in a candidate, and why this is a fantastic opportunity for you.
*What Youll Do*

* Be actively involved in the security community and will present on relevant cyber topics.
* Responsible for threat modeling new products, projects and technologies that Cox is developing and/or implementing.
* Research, develop, and evaluate defensive tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for detecting and responding to modern cyber threats, leveraging the MITRE ATT&CK framework.
* Develop, implement and/or tune detections and content for security sensors, including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and network Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems (IPS/IDS).
* Perform offensive Red Team operations, with a focus on simulating adversaries. Youll also test Blue Team Detection and Response processes.
* Work alongside SOC colleagues to develop requirements for new technologies and evaluate SOC tools.
* Help out with cyber security incident response teams response efforts as needed, including as an additional point of escalation.
* Take part and contribute to industry events where knowledge on the latest TTPs and corresponding detection techniques is shared.
* Have the opportunity to attend and present at conferences.
*Whats In It For You?*
Really good question, and we have some good answers that we hope you like.

* We want you to feel cared for and respected (like you do for our customers), and that starts with Coxs highly competitive pay and other compensation perks (401k + company matching, comprehensive medical benefits, etc.). We also offer Cox discounted services, tuition reimbursement for academic pursuits, adoption assistance, paid time off to volunteer, childcare and eldercare resources, pet insurance and much more.
* Good work should be rewarded, and not just with a healthy paycheck. The Cox culture is one that values people more than technology, so its our goal to make sure you feel recognized for your contributions. Its also important to work alongside colleagues who get you." At Cox, youll find a workplace where relationships are crafted with care and successes are celebrated with high fives. We strive to create an environment where you can do you, and everyone from leadership to new hires can support and feel supported.
* Growth is a good thing, and youll have opportunities to learn and train so you can sharpen your skills and explore opportunities across the Cox family of businesses that will continue to challenge and empower you. In the future, you may have the opportunity to cultivate customer relationships in other sectors where we operate like cleantech, health care and new forms of transportation mobility
Qualifications: *Who You Are*
This is an incredibly important role, and with a title like Cyber Defense comes quite a few requirements. Here are some of the basic requirements that will assure youre on track for this opportunity:
Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)

* 10+ years of relevant information security industry experience as part of an information security team.
* Advanced knowledge of threat landscape, malware, attack techniques, IOCs, TTPs, and CSF frameworks.
* Solid knowledge of tactical security models such as the Cyber Kill Chain, MITRE ATT&CK, and diamond model analysis.
* Strong coding / scripting skills to the job, including Python, JavaScript, and/or PowerShell.
* Hands-on Red team experience, and know how to perform a variety of penetration tests.
* Experience with building detections and content for security sensors, including Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR"), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM"), and network Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS").
* Experience using Kibana or Elastic Search, as well as cloud security in environments such as Azure, AWS, or GCP hosting environments.
* Knowledge of variety of hardware, software, and cloud security controls (Firewalls, routers, switches, virtualization infrastructure, IDS/IPS, DDoS, WAF, proxy, CASB, advanced malware detection, EDR, SIEM, Threat Intelligence Platform, DLP, etc.)
* Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills.
* Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

* BS/BA degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Business, or a related field.
* Masters or other advanced degree in the field of cybersecurity.
* Background in the Telecom/Cable industry.
* Experience in building defenses for custom or proprietary applications.
* Industry certification, such as an OSCP, CISSP, SANS, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CPA, or GIAC
Join the Cox family of businesses and make your mark today!

Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


Posted: 2021-04-19 Expires: 2021-11-26

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