What you’ll be doing...

As a member of Network Security, the Network Security Operations Center (NSOC) Cyber Security and Threat Response Analyst uses technical experience and inquisitive nature to analyze the network landscape to detect, respond and coordinate activities associated with threats, vulnerabilities and incidents. The position will execute prescriptive actions within the Cybersecurity Incident Response plan, threat management plans, and playbooks and recommends actions for the detection and remediation of system and network compromises.

If analyzing Cybersecurity threats are your passion, and you're looking for a joining a highly talented peers in an exciting corporate culture, then the NSOC is the place for you! The Cyber Security Analyst is the front-line member of the NSOC team. The Analyst conducts proactive computer network defense operations based on established procedures. The Analyst ensures compliance with Verizon policies, technical standards, and industry best practices. The Analyst provides recommendations to systems and network administrators and system users to implement corrective actions to mitigate risk.

  • Security event monitoring of the Verizon Global Management networks and systems.
  • Work with technical staff members in other groups to resolve security events.
  • Perform Tier 1 response and investigations using established procedures and escalate issues which cannot be resolved to the Tier 2 Response team.
  • Work within a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) to identify anomalies, malware, exploit attempts and other attacks on Verizon Wireline network infrastructure and data.
  • Resolve security event tickets in a timely manner per established guidelines and procedures.
  • Identify, document, and mitigate today’s security threats landscape.
  • Ensure systems with critical vulnerabilities are properly configured and patched.
  • Support Network Security intra-organizational collaboration to support security operation capabilities and collaboration efforts across functional teams.
  • Multi-task while working with a sense of urgency to resolve or escalate issues with established guidelines and prioritize work according to risk.
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment, sharing findings and incorporating feedback from management and peers in order to better understand and respond to threats.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as necessary.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Technology.
  • One year or more years’ experience in Cyber Security, preferably in a Security Operations Center.
  • Experience working within a Security or Network Operations Center (SOC, NOC).
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, and security), operating systems (Windows/Linux/macOS), and web technologies (Internet security).
  • Security certifications such as: Splunk Power User, GMON, and Network/Security+ or similar.
  • An enthusiasm for information security and the ability to learn new threats independently.
  • Knowledge of desktop and server based computing systems such as Windows and UNIX.
  • Knowledge of networking principles and advanced troubleshooting techniques.
  • Strong communication skills are required with the ability to engage with system and network administrators, systems users and managers.
  • Effective clear and concise written and oral English.
  • Traditional network monitoring experiencewith packet/protocol analysis and system or network administrative experience with major operating systems.

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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