What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Network Detection and Response threat research team is responsible for analyzing current and historical customer network traffic (PCAPs) to identify malicious activity. Threat analysts create new detections and IOCs for product ingestion from internal data, internal research as well as external research reports.

The Network Threat Research Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

  • Create and review network detection recommendations to identify malicious activity in customer and publicly accessible telemetry.
  • Assists senior staff with public and private reports for customers, helping grow customer awareness of threat activity and possibly assisting in incident response efforts.
  • Recommend new cyber threat intelligence resources from internal research and external suppliers for retrospective analysis and future detections.
  • Monitor the threat landscape in an effort to understand threats and ways to detect them, identify intelligence requirements, and produce product and customer return.
  • Assists senior staff with technical and non-technical blog posts, whitepapers, conference talks, and other public content on threat research and intelligence topics.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have…

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of network protocols, network analysis tools, and general network architecture.
  • Knowledge of IDS/NDR systems.

Even better if you have...

  • A degree.
  • Knowledge of Suricata IDS signature interpretation and creation.
  • Proficient at analyzing and dissecting PCAP data to validate security events, interpret network traffic, and extract indicators.
  • Knowledge of attacker tools, malware families, and known threat actor/group TTPs.
  • Experience hunting for unknown threats, as well as tracking existing campaigns and adversaries.



When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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