When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, we believe technology should help you achieve more. And we help businesses do exactly that almost daily co-creating innovative connected products, rapidly and securely deploying apps in the cloud, managing employee-owned devices on a global scale, and deflecting sophisticated hacker attacks. In support of our world leading position in Cyber Security and the provisioning of Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC) services, we have a requirement for a Senior Cyber Analyst.

You will work closely with technical customer teams, vendors and the Verizon ASOC team. This includes, but is not limited to, escalation management, liaison and coordination with the security monitoring capability, threat detection and analysis, review of security intelligence, and publication of finished intelligence reports.

You will be a fully or partially dedicated resource assigned to a customer for the ASOC service. You will work through daily action items, respond to customer requests, and fulfil priority items. In addition, you will deliver consistent results and outputs, adopt refined methodologies and procedures to better align with the customer, and execute tuning instructions in regards to the ever-evolving threat landscape.

  • Tuning the SIEM use cases, threat libraries, and watch list details for better threat detection and threat recognition.
  • Working with the customer to incorporate asset landscape details, severity ranking details, and business impact details.
  • Conducting passive threat analysis and incident investigation.
  • Developing guidance on mitigation strategies and defence techniques relative to trends and events in the global threat landscape.
  • Assisting security staff with incident management, security strategy, and publication of security intelligence.
  • Facilitating information exchange amongst Verizon, the customer, and the customer’s third parties (if applicable) during an incident.
  • Providing assistance with proactive services that help to prepare, recognise, and respond in anticipation to a specific attack or known attack patterns.
  • Applying lessons learned from past incidents to improve the customer’s CERT basic processes and practices.
  • Providing regular feedback on day-to-day incident management and response.
  • Helping develop and maintain processes and methodologies in preparation for specific and probable threats.
  • Monitoring the global threat and vulnerability landscape.
  • Participating in Verizon’s weekly intelligence calls and intelligence summary reports.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience in Information Security & Cyber Security.
  • SIEM and Log monitoring and analytics experience.

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

  • A Bachelor's degree or CISSP certification.
  • Ability to understand SIEM platform at the Use Case level.
  • Ability to engage with customers at both technical and executive levels.
  • Understanding of log ingestion and data normalisation on any Enterprise Security platform.
  • SANS or other Security certifications, such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN, CEH.
  • ITIL Foundations training/certification.
  • Significant experience in Security Operation Centre (SOC) processes.
  • Knowledge of common types of malware, their infection vectors, how to identify them using the network and host-based tools, how to eradicate them and verify the success of eradication efforts.
  • Ability to work closely with our clients to identify security-related requirements regarding the applications, middleware, databases, & platforms.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations and have attention to detail.

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.

Why Verizon?

Verizon is committed to maintaining a Total Rewards package which is competitive, valued by our employees, and differentiates us as an Employer of Choice.

  • We are a ‘pay for performance’ company and your contribution is rewarded through competitive salaries, performance-based incentives and an employee Stock Program. We create an opportunity for us all to share in the success of Verizon and the value we help to create through this broad-based discretionary equity award program.
  • Your benefits are market competitive and delivered by some of the best providers.
  • You are provided with a full spectrum of health and wellbeing resources, including a first in-class Employee Assistance Program, to empower you to make positive health decisions.
  • We offer generous paid time off benefits to help you manage your work life balance and opportunities for flexible working arrangements*.
  • Verizon provides training and development for all levels, to help you enhance your skills and develop your career, from funding towards education assistance, award-winning training, online development tools and access to industry research.
  • You will be able to take part in volunteering opportunities as part of our environmental, community and sustainability commitment.

Your benefits package will vary depending on the country in which you work.

*subject to business approval

Additional requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • Valid driver's license.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).