What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Manager of Network and Information Security will serve as the lead for the wireless Network Security Incident Response Team (NSIRT) and will oversee a team of event analysts and incident responders. Candidates should be familiar with incident response processes, network investigative techniques, network intrusion patterns, malware analysis, and cyber security trends and issues.
The manager will also serve as an escalation point for high-visibility network security incidents and should be able to perform functions such as log analysis, network traffic and endpoint forensics, be able to draw together data from disparate sources, and have experience coordinating large scale incident response.
The manager will also lead the architecture, planning, design, engineering and operations for various security tools used by the team. This will require hands-on work and high technical proficiency in information security, systems and network administration.
The manager is expected to work independently within broad guidelines supplied by executive management. They should be a thought leader for both this organization and for corporate cyber security initiatives, and will drive the operational and strategic growth of the organization. The manager will also be expected to work closely with security organizations in other business units and at the corporate level. They should be willing to mentor and advise others.

  • Act as Incident Commander for high impact cyber breaches and advanced attacks in accordance with the incident response process.
  • Must be prepared to go in the weeds to assist with triage and analysis of potential incidents; identification of techniques and indicators; containment and eradication of threat; and follow up with appropriate communications.
  • Create, document and maintain effective incident response workflow, processes, and procedures.
  • Train, mentor, and guide staff in procedures and techniques.
  • Coordinate with other security teams (e.g. I&AM, Risk Management, Vulnerability Management) inside and outside the business unit.
  • Work with business and implementation teams to ensure network security monitoring requirements are considered at an early stage in the product deployment process.
  • Continuously assess network security monitoring requirements, detection methods, and tools and close identified gaps. Direct and prioritize team assignments accordingly.
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership for NSIRT sponsored tools including collating requirements, product selection, implementation, and production maintenance.
  • Ensure security monitoring and response plans are aligned with corporate and business goals.
  • Collaborate with corporate and cross functional teams to work on enterprise wide projects (e.g. CPI-810 implementation).
  • Prepare presentations and reports for senior level management as required. Write technical articles for knowledge sharing.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to advance NSIRT capabilities and its ability to defend the Verizon Wireless network.
  • Lead weekly staff meetings and review/analyze weekly status reports for actionable items.
  • Conduct performance reviews, help team members execute career development plans and interview and hire staff as necessary.
  • Manage capital and expense budget to ensure timely implementation of spending and drive cost transformations where possible.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience working in an information security field such as Incident Response, Logging and Monitoring, Network Security, or Infrastructure Security.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience working with Incident Response processes, network forensics and intrusion patterns, malware analysis, and cyber security trends.
  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership and mentoring experience.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with multiple business partners.
  • Experience with cyber kill chain and IT security frameworks such as NIST, critical security controls and MITRE ATT&CK matrix.
  • Experience working with cyber threat intelligence and its integration into security tools.
  • An understanding of relevant regulatory requirements.
  • A track record of automating repetitive processes to drive efficiency in operations.
  • Hands on experience with networking (OSI model, TCP/IP etc.) and network services (DNS, HTTPS, SMTP etc.)
  • Hands on systems administration experience (Unix/Linux and Windows) with knowledge of security practices.
  • Hands on experience with security and monitoring tools such as Splunk Enterprise Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Malwarebytes, IDS/IPS (Snort and/or Suricata) and network sniffers.
  • Hands on experience analyzing malware and diving deep into Windows and Linux.
  • Familiarity with cloud and virtualization technologies such as Openstack and VMware.
  • Certifications: CISSP, GCIH or CISM.

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When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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