At Verizon, you can work for a company that tackles the world’s toughest challenges. We’re creating solutions that help businesses optimize their operations, families connect from anywhere, and whole communities leave smaller, greener footprints. It takes vision. It takes focus. That’s why we’re bringing together the brightest minds and latest technologies – to push boundaries, drive real change, and create a brighter future for all. This is the kind of work we do. And you can be part of it.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Verizon’s prestigious Investigative Response Team in Germany as a Digital Forensics Investigator. It is the team which publishes the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) and is respected as one of the pre-eminent investigations teams in the world. Many of the worlds’ largest data breaches on record have been investigated by our team.

Your main responsibilities as a Forensic Investigator will involve:

  • As a Forensic Investigator within Verizon's Investigative Response team, you  will be expected to serve as a tactical arm of the team, conducting computer forensic analysis, data recovery, eDiscovery, and other IT investigative work onsite with our clients and also from the office.
  • Due to the inherent volatility of investigative response work, you will be expected to work on the various tasks assigned to their role while successfully managing a variable case load.
  • You will be responsible for integrity in analysis, quality in client deliverables, as well as gathering case-load intelligence.
  • You will operate in a close team of computer forensics, fraud examiners, and other IT investigative experts, as well as customer management, counsel, human  resources, and other IT technical personnel. 


As a Forensic Investigator your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Experience of managing the day-to-day aspects of protected customer relationships, as well as IT investigative cases and corporate security incidents. Experience in electronic crimes law enforcement, military intelligence, or with a security professional services organization is desired.
  • Understanding of information security, network architecture, general database concepts, document management, hardware and software troubleshooting, email systems, such as MS Exchange and Lotus Notes, MS Office applications and computer forensic tools such as EnCase and FTK.
  • Capability to lead an engagement in at least 2 of our core offerings: PCI-related IR/Forensics investigations, Financial Services, Intellectual Property, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), Expert Witness/Litigation Support, IR Training, eDiscovery or Mobile Phone Forensics.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with UNIX, Linux, Windows, MacOS.
  • Capability to quickly identify the source of a security breach and move toward containment is essential. Proficiency in conducting live analysis on networks and across multiple platforms is desired.
  • Experience conducting security assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking is desirable.


About Verizon

Our business is fuelled by our passion for delivering unprecedented results for customers in over 52 countries. Throughout the world, we’re helping to create a better future – transforming how doctors battle cancer, rescue workers save lives, and people, businesses and communities interact with one another. If you have the drive, talent, energy and commitment to join over 180,000 like-minded people who are unlocking this positive potential of technology, we’ll support you every step of the way. Whether that’s through competitive compensation, award-winning training, or benefits so comprehensive we call them Total Rewards.

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