Security is critical to our companys success. As part of our team, youll partner with customers, project managers and Network Engineering teams to design and deliver measures that keep data safe. Our security team works around the clock to defend against breaches and keep our networks reliable and secure.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Security Consultant within Verizon’s Investigative Response team, the candidate will be expected to serve as a tactical arm of the team, conducting computer forensic analysis, data recovery, eDiscovery, and other IT investigative work.  Due to the inherent volatility of investigative response work, the candidate will be expected to discharge the various responsibilities assigned to their role while successfully managing a variable case load.  The candidate will be responsible for integrity in analysis, quality in client deliverables, gathering case-load intelligence, as well as assisting in business development, sales, and marketing / PR efforts. The position will operate in a close team of computer forensics, fraud examiners, and other IT investigative experts, as well as customer management, counsel, human resources, and other IT technical personnel. 

Additionally, as a Senior Security Consultant, this position must provide mentoring, support, and direction for other members of the team.  This position must also assist in managing the delivery team’s book of business, including but limited to engagement scoping, pricing, contracting, and delivery accountability. The candidate must be well versed and capable of leading an engagement in at least 4 of our core offerings: PCI-related IR/Forensics Investigations, Financial Services, Intellectual Property, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), Expert Witness/Litigation Support, IR Training, eDiscovery, Mobile Phone Forensics.

The candidate will be expected to possess advanced IT technical experience, strong communication and presentation skills, and must be technically able to hit the ground running in most any back office environment. The candidate must be able to assist customers in responding rapidly and effectively to computer-related incidents and should consistently exceed expectations while working in a customer-facing setting.  The capability to quickly identify the source of a security breach and move toward containment is essential.  Proficiency in conducting live analysis on networks and across multiple platforms is desired.  The candidate must possess the ability to articulate well in both written and oral communication. They must also be able to manage multiple projects on a daily basis. The successful candidate must be very detail-oriented and must be able to interact with other staff and customers effectively, in person or by phone.  Critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to endure long working hours and up to 50% travel is vital. The candidate must also possess the appropriate travel documents and be free and willing to travel.  The ability to work extremely well under pressure, while maintaining confidentiality, and a professional image and approach with customers is critical.  This position requires competency in the tools, techniques, and methodologies surrounding incident response, computer forensics, and eDiscovery.  A strong training / certification base relating to computer forensics and computer incident handling is required.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge and experience in the following operating systems:  UNIX, Linux, Windows, MacOS, HPUX, AIX and Solaris.  The candidate must have understanding of information security; network architecture; general database concepts; document management; hardware and software troubleshooting; email systems, such as Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes; Microsoft Office applications; and computer forensic tools such as EnCase and FTK. Experience conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking are required.  Current PCI QSA/QIRA certification within the last year or current GCFA or equivalent.

Qualifications

A B.A. or B.S. from a four year accredited university is preferred, and a minimum of six years of related industry experience. The successful candidate will have a combination of education and experience related to the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. Previous experience in a security professional services consulting firm is desirable.  Demonstrated experience of managing the day-to-day aspects of protected customer relationships, as well as IT investigative cases and corporate security incidents is a must. A successful candidate should have experience in electronic crimes law enforcement, military intelligence, or with a security professional services organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

A background in evidentiary procedures, volatile criminal/civil situations, fraud analysis and IR fundamentals are ideal as is a strong network of contacts within the industry.  In-court experience is preferred. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.