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What you’ll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of DefenseSkillBridgeProgram.

As a Security Analyst with at least 3 or more years of incident response and network threat investigation experience, you'll work with Verizon's Managed Security Services SOC team handling Tier II and Tier III level day-to-day triage, investigation, and mitigation of security threats, as well as short-notice ad hoc work, and see them through to completion on behalf of the F500 customers, whose networks we protect and defend. You’ll provide critical value to the Managed Security Operations Team using your network security research skills and threat analysis to provide context about security events. You'll provide recommendations for remediation actions and suggestions for implementing best practices. You’ll make recommendations to improve standard security processes and procedures based on security industry best practices. Verizon has continually earned a coveted spot in the Leader Quadrant of Gartner's Leader Quadrant for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs). You'll work with the newest tools, use the latest techniques, and be engaged in challenging threat research to protect some of the world's largest networks.

  • Performing active real-time security monitoring and investigating complex security events
  • Conducting advanced security event detection and threat analysis for complex and/or escalated security events.
  • Providing log/network/malware/device analysis and making recommendations for remediation of security vulnerability conditions.
  • Developing internal and external documentation, such as detailed procedures, playbooks, and operational metrics reports.
  • Coordinating with Senior Analysts and/or Duty Manager for high-priority incidents.
  • Coordinate with Verizon Threat Library and Cyber Intel teams to improve tuning and correlation

Working Model:
Hybrid: This position is mostly work from home, with some days in the nearest Verizon Business Office as assigned by your manager

What we’re looking for...

We have an opening for our commercial Security Operations Center located in Ashburn, Virginia for a Security Analyst. Security Analysts are expected to handle day-to-day tasks involving monitoring, incident analysis, andinvestigation of security events. They will also provide recommendations for containment and remediation serving a critical value to the MSSA service by leveraging extensive knowledge to provide context to triaged events. You will be responsible for:

  • Active real-time security monitoring
  • Security event detection, triage and threat analysis for complex and/or escalated securityevents
  • Provide log, reputational and packet analysi
  • Develop internal and/or external documentation, such as detailed procedures, playbooks, and
    operational metrics reports

Need to Have:

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of DefenseSkillBridgeProgram.

  • 3-5 years of experience in a security monitoring/incident handling position
  • Strong TCP/IP networking skills to perform packet and log analysi
  • Experience with multiple attack vectors such as Malware, Trojans, Exploit Kits, Ransomware
    and Phishing techniques
  • Unix/Linux command line experience
  • Linux, Perl, Python scripting
  • Hands-on experience with SIEM platforms, IDS, Proxies and Malware sandboxing devices


Even better if you Have:

  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with customers to understand requirements
  • Clear and concise written and oral English, including the ability to create technical andprocedural documentation
  • Proactive in following up on customer issuesCapability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and handle competing interests
  • SANS or other Security industry certifications such as GIAC, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GREM,
    GPEN or OSC
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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