Splunk Threat Hunter

Verizon - Bedminster, NJ

What you’ll be doing...

The Network Cybersecurity Center (NCC) is Verizon’s 24x7 network threat management and incident response center. The NCC leadership team is looking for a motivated and highly skilled security professional to serve as a Splunk Threat Hunter. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, build and running of the tools supporting the NCC.

Perform a system administration role for the following NCC platforms: Resilient ticketing, Suricata IDS, and Ansible provisioning platform.
Automate IDS signature deployment lifecycle.
Optimize IDS platforms for optimum performance.
Conduct OS and application performance monitoring, tuning, and break fix response for all in-scope systems.
Serve as an IBM Resilient subject matter expert.
Attend training and conduct training for fellow engineers.
Create procedural documentation for various stakeholders in order for others to understand and use the tools.
Provide platform support through presentations and demonstrations as well as frequent interaction with peer teams to gauge effectiveness of the support platforms.
Work closely with a team of security and network SMEs to understand current environment and problems to solve.
Assist with supporting a large scale Suricata IDS deployment.
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.
Three or more years of experience working with Security analytics, big data analysis or threat intelligence.

Even better if you have:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Mathematics or other sciences.
Two or more of years of experience Web and application development.
Seven or more years of experience in the IT industry.
Security certifications: CISSP, CISM or GIAC.
Splunk certifications: Power User, Admin, Architect
Experience creating SIEM correlation logic, performing data analysis, managing data intake, and conducting security threat analytics on real-time and historical log data.
Experience securing large enterprise environments.
Five years of experience providing network threat monitoring and analysis.
Knowledge of regular expressions and at least one common scripting language (PERL, Python, VB Script).
Knowledge of the Splunk search language, search techniques, alerts, dashboards and report building.
Knowledge of network protocols and various operating systems such as Windows and UNIX.
Network troubleshooting, root cause analysis, host and network-based forensic experience.
Experience managing large-scale projects from conception to results.

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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