What you’ll be doing...

As a member of Network Security, the Network Security Operations Center (NSOC) Incident Commander role is a senior level position providing an opportunity to work in a fast paced collaborative environment defending Verizon from current and future cyber threats. This position plays a critical role in Verizon’s enterprise computing defense. Analysts are considered thought leaders, should be willing to mentor and advise others, and will drive the operational and strategic growth of the organization. The position is required to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Verizon Wireline networks.

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.

  • Acts as Incident Commander for high impact cyber breaches and advanced attack methods through using the Cyber Kill Chain methodology and playbook based on NIST methods and procedures.
  • Conducts malware analysis and identification of Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) to evaluate incident scope and associated impact.
  • Utilize analytic experience to address cyber-attacks and mitigate indicators and correlations to identify attribution and potential threat and impact to Verizon resources through the following cybersecurity method of: Preparation for malicious actions, identification of malicious actions, containment of a security incident, eradication of the malicious software, system recovery, and lessons learned.
  • Enhance workflow and processes driving incident response and mitigation efforts.
  • Executes the Incident Response Lifecycle to drive threat remediation and identify strategic countermeasures improving future defenses.
  • Expert leverage of Forensics techniques, tools, and capabilities to support Cyber Incident Response activities.
  • Leverage of NetFlow, Enterprise Anti-Virus, IDS, Full Packet Capture and Host/Network Forensics Tools for Incident Response analysis.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to advance the defensive capabilities of NSOC and its subsequent ability to defend the Verizon Enterprise.
  • Provides Training and Mentoring of team members.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or fouror more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience executing various Incident Response Frameworks and Handling Procedures.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Technology or at least six years of hands-on experience in Cyber Security, preferably in a Security Operations Center.
  • Information Assurance or Cyber experience in the Telecommunications industry.
  • Experience in Cyber Intelligence or related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, and security), operating systems (Windows/Linux/macOS), and web technologies (Internet security).
  • Splunk Enterprise Security or similar SIEM experience.
  • Perform operational reporting for situational awareness reports and messaging high visibility incident alerts and elevated threat conditions across the Verizon Global Management network.
  • Configuration of operating systems to include: security controls, malware remediation, and desktop/server technical support.
  • Experience with different host based protections, email gateways and proxy technologies.
  • Familiarity with forensic analysis and big data concepts.
  • Security certifications such as: Splunk Power User, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, and GCFE.
  • Project management and formal presentation experience.
  • An enthusiasm for information security and the ability to learn new threats independently.
  • An analytic mindset is critical. Strong communication skills are required with the ability to engage with system and network administrators, systems users and managers.
  • Be self-motivated in following up on issues.
  • Traditional network monitoring experience is preferred with packet/protocol analysis and hands-on system or network administrative experience with major operating systems.
  • Willingness to travel less than 25%


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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