What you’ll be doing...

You will work closely with technical customer teams, vendors and the Verizon ASOC team. This includes, but is not limited to, escalation handling, liaison and coordination with the security monitoring capability, threat detection and analysis, review of security intelligence, and publication of finished intelligence reports.

As the Senior Security Analyst, you will be partially dedicated to a particular customer for the ASOC service. You will work through daily action items, respond to customer requests, and fulfill priority items. In addition, you will deliver consistent results and outputs, adopt refined methodologies and procedures to better align with the customer, and execute tuning instructions in regards to the ever evolving threat landscape. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Tune the Splunk security policy with use cases, threat libraries, and watch list details for better threat detection and threat recognition.
  • Work with the customer to incorporate asset landscape details, severity ranking details, and business impact details.
  • Passive threat analysis and incident investigation.
  • Develop guidance on mitigation strategies and defense techniques relative to trends and events in the global threat landscape.
  • Assist security staff with incident management, security strategy, and publication of security intelligence.
  • Facilitating information exchange amongst Verizon, the customer, and the customer’s third parties (if applicable) during an incident.
  • Provide assistance with proactive services that help with prepare, recognize, and respond in anticipation to a specific attack or known attack patterns.
  • Apply lessons learned from past incidents to improve the customer’s CERT basic processes and practices.
  • Provide regular feedback on day-to-day incident management and response.
  • Help develop and maintain processes and methodologies in preparation for specific and probable threats.
  • After proper remediation or containment, close the incident and provide root cause analysis, lessons learned, and additional recommendations on how to prevent a similar incident.
  • Monitor the global threat and vulnerability landscape. Participate in Verizon’s weekly intelligence calls and intelligence summary reports.
  • When not providing services to this customer you will work with the greater Sydney Cyber Defense Professional Security Services team delivering similar services to other clients.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Strong SPLUNK analytics and configuration skills.
  • SANS or other Security certifications, such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN, CEH.
  • CISSP Certification and / or CISM Certification.
  • ITIL Foundations training / certification.
  • Knowledge of ISO 27001 requirements.
  • Significant experience in Security Operation Centre (SOC) processes.
  • Experience of how to structure and operate an efficient Incident Response process.
  • Knowledge of common types of malware, their infection vectors, how identify them using network and host based tools, how to eradicate them and verify the success of eradication efforts.
  • Knowledge of current security threats and vulnerabilities, how to detect and mitigate them, ability to understand their possible consequences on the customer’s environment.
  • Understanding of modern technologies used to detect malware and vulnerabilities and protect assets.
  • Understanding of modern network and cloud technologies.

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.