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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking for a leader with experience in insider threat program (ITP) within a security operations center. This role is the governing authority of geographically dispersed team who detects, analyses, and responds to suspicious activities and potential insider threats. In this role, you will be responsible for enhancing our existing insider threat defence capabilities by collaborating on efforts to design and implement processes and technologies within Verizon's unique security landscape. You will work closely with key cross-functional stakeholders to develop a program tailored to utilizing and mitigating measures to detect and respond to potential threats to Verizon’s infrastructure, employees, and intellectual property.

This role is a part of Verizon Cyber Defence Insider Threat Operations (ITO) team under the Chief Information Security Office (CISO). The mission of the ITO team is to protect Verizon by preventing, detecting, and investigating all insider threats by malicious or negligent employees, contractors and vendors with minimal disruption to the line of business.

  • Leading insider threat program working groups, attending compliance and regulatory meetings, and being the source of truth for the insider threat program.
  • Reviewing ITP/ITO documentation, to include the global insider threat use cases surrounding data exfiltration, internal fraud, privilege escalations, as well as IT sabotage for desktops, laptops, servers, mobile, virtual and multi-cloud environments.
  • Evaluating insider threat cyber risk assessments and ensuring mitigating controls are put into place to support the growth and maturity of ITO’s enhanced monitoring capabilities of critical data and high valued assets.
  • Assessing the enterprise-wide insider threat monitoring and ensure investigations and remediation meets ITP standards.
  • Creating and implementing technical and administrative strategies designed to scale across the Verizon enterprise to ensure growth and maturity by identifying and implementing continuous process improvements for the ITO team to prevent, detect, and respond to insider threats.
  • Reviewing outcomes of on-demand compliance audits to validate repeatable and sustainable processes that are established, followed or adjusted when necessary.
  • Executing long-term and short-term cyber risk and compliance strategies and monitoring their implementation.
  • Developing strategies and set clear goals and team expectations to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Performing overall employee performance reviews and assessments.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in running insider threat program working groups and conducting enterprise insider threat risk assessments.
  • Experience in implementation of cybersecurity, network defence, and investigative frameworks (such as NIST CSF, ISO 27000 series, MITRE ATT&CK, Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain, etc.) into network defence processes.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of SOC or similar environment methodology, including threat monitoring, intrusion detection, analysis, threat determination, incident handling, and remediation tracking.
  • Experience in writing high and low level designs for insider threat use cases and security-related processes, tools and systems.
  • Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape including types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that drive them.
  • Experience in working with analysis techniques, identifying indicators of compromise, threat hunting, and identification of intrusions and potential incidents.
  • Knowledge of system development life cycle (waterfall & agile) experience.
  • Knowledge/ Certifications of (CERT's ITPM, Network+, Security+, CISSP, CISM, CFE, CISA, CPCI, CCP, and/or Six Sigma Greenbelt or Lean certification).

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

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