Full Job Description
What you’ll be doing...
The Product Security team within Verizon’s Corporate Information Security (CIS) organization works to embed security seamlessly into the development lifecycle of technology systems and services.
We are looking for a Principal Security Analyst that will focus on reviewing, triaging, analyzing and remediating cyber security incidents. You will perform functions such as log analysis, conduct in-depth technical analysis of network traffic and endpoint systems, enrich data using multiple sources, and will be responsible for rapid handling and mitigation of cyber security incidents.
You will be familiar with incident response patterns, malware analysis and cyber security trends and issues. You will also be considered a thought leader, willing to mentor and advise others and drive the operational and strategic growth of the organization.
Performing active real-time security monitoring.
Conducting advanced security event detection and threat analysis for complex and/or escalated security events.
Providing application, system, network, malware and device analysis and making recommendations for remediation of security vulnerabilities.
Mitigating and resolving incidents based on defined procedures and responding to customer and community related security issues.
Helping define the Product Security strategy to further enhance the company’s security posture.
Assisting the development of policy and procedures for cyber defense activities during daily operations and incident response situations.
Coordinating and collaborating throughout the Verizon business to ensure common tools and techniques are properly utilized for cyber defense and cyber threat intelligence.
Developing strategy for future cyber defense tools, techniques, policies and procedures relative to the changing threat environment.
Identifying and troubleshooting issues associated with data collection.
Developing comprehensive and accurate internal and external documentation and presentations for both technical and executive audiences.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with information security field with emphasis on security content development, SIEM platforms, and security event and incident analysis.
Experience with SIEM platforms, such as Security Analytics, Splunk, or ArcSight, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Proxies, Web Applications, and/or Penetration Testing.
Even better if you have:
Certifications: One or more of the following certifications Network+ and/or A+and/or Security+, Splunk Core Certified User / Power User, SANS GCIA, GCIH, GREM or GPEN, ITIL Foundations.
Knowledge of attack vectors and how applications and systems are compromised.
Knowledge of current cyber security tools and techniques.
Knowledge of Networking (including the OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP), System Administration, and Security Architecture.
Knowledge of Operating Systems and their architectures: Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX Operating Systems.
Experience with scripting.
Knowledge of databases and windows processes.
Knowledge of compliance best practices and knowledge in implementing programs for maintaining compliance for a highly regulated business environment.
Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and handle competing interests.
Experience performing QA functions.
Experience with security products (e.g Crowdstrike, Threatstream).
Experience with malware analysis (automated, static, and dynamic).
Experience with malware reverse engineering.
Ability to produce and publish quality technical documentation and communicate information to teams, customers, and management.
Experience with networks, network architecture, and interpreting log data.
Communication, presentation, and leadership skills along with the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
Experience conducting security research and development of security solutions.
Analytical skills, data wrangling skills, and data evaluation skills.
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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