What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Threat Response Advisory Center (VTRAC) Intelligence Team requires a seasoned Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant (Darkweb Hunter) to support the Verizon Threat Intelligence Platform Service (VTIPS), the Rapid Response Retainer (RRR), and other Verizon elements requiring intelligence support. This expert also provides threat intelligence to all internal Verizon global offices and employees. Internal and external customers requiring early warning of adversarial attempts to degrade and disrupt their business operations.

In order to proactively detect and identify such activity or investigate on-going attacks from foreign adversaries and cyber criminals, VTRAC requires a seasoned Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant (Darkweb Hunter) that can conduct in-depth and investigative research, identification, and detection of adversarial attempts to degrade and disrupt their landscape, supply chains, physical infrastructure, personnel, and ecosystem.

In order to identify and detect such activity, VTRAC requires a seasoned Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant who has in-depth physical and cyber tradecraft methodology and Tactics, Technics and Procedures (TTP) knowledge of foreign intelligence services, state-sponsors of terrorism, U.S. and international criminal organizations, and hacktivists. VTRAC-Intel requires its Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant to be an expert already and immediately start producing Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant reports for customers.

The expert consultant will provide customers with:

  • Intelligence that supports the Customer’s physical and cyber-environment risk management programs, network security programs, insider threat programs, human resource programs, foreign travel programs, critical infrastructure and supply chain programs, etc.
  • Intelligence that elevates the protection of internal and external customer infrastructure, business operations, employees, consumers, and the reputation of the Customer’s brand.
  • Advanced open source intelligence (OSINT) investigative research on the surface, deep, and dark web to identify indicators of nefarious activity targeting customer landscape and ecosystems.
  • This includes investigative research via OSINT techniques that facilitate the detection, identification and monitoring of terrorism, criminal, and foreign intelligence tradecraft activities targeting customer environments.
  • Proactive research of relevant cyber threats.
  • Immediate 24/7 response to Customer requests for research and/or analysis.
  • Cyber intelligence analysis reports and analytical intelligence products.
  • Training on investigative and/or intelligence research and analysis techniques.
  • Additionally, the expert consultant must be able to independently and professionally consult with customers one-on-one to help guide cyber security efforts within the customer’s risk management, risk mitigation, and security programs.

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.
  • Relevant work experience in cyber threat intelligence.
  • Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) investigative research experience.
  • Deep and Dark web investigative research experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree.
  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience in cyber threat intelligence.
  • CISSP.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Incident Handler certification, (GCIH), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence Certification (GCTI) or GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN).
  • Counterintelligence experience.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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