What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Cyber Analyst will be a dedicated resource assigned to the Security Operations team. They will take direction from Customer, work through daily action items, respond to Customer requests, and fulfil priority items. In addition, they will deliver consistent results and outputs, adopt refined methodologies and procedures to better align with Customer, and execute tuning instructions in response to the ever-evolving threat landscape.

The Senior Cyber Analyst will help the Advanced SOC liaise with the appropriate Customer stakeholders to gain deep contextual insight into security operations, IT systems, and business imperatives, while leveraging the Suppliers proprietary methods, procedures, and technologies, to substantially help Customer reduce cyber security risks.

The Senior Cyber Analyst will complete a prioritized list of daily, weekly, and monthly tasks defined by the Supplier solution and Customer requests. This can include activities related to incident detection, management and response, business impact and vulnerability analysis, preparation of finished risk intelligence, delivery of executive reports and presentations.

The Senior Cyber Analyst will serve as an extension of the Customer’s Security team. In this role, they will assist the Customer Security team in determining the scope of the attack, business impact, and remediation guidance.

Responsibilities:

  • Full time responsibility for maintaining Customer SOC Platform, core Security application content, analytics, log source enrichment and ingestion.
  • Support and advise Proactive threat hunting CSIRT team, including for passive threat analysis and incident investigation
  • Support and advise on the creation of internal and/or external security documentation, including policies and procedures, training documents, playbooks and operations manuals
  • In collaboration with the Customer Security team, recommendations for proactive management of Monitoring and Analytics solution as well as the development of Playbooks and SOP’s
  • Develop guidance on mitigation strategies and defence techniques relative to trends and events in the global threat landscape
  • Assist Advanced SOC and Customer Security team with incident management, security strategy, and publication of security intelligence
  • Monitor the global threat and vulnerability landscape. Participate in Supplier’s weekly intelligence calls and intelligence summary reports.
  • Completion of all mandatory training requirements for Customer.
  • Create, review and further develop Use Cases and Content with the Customer’s Security team.
  • Work closely with the Advanced SOC Analysts to set direction on the tuning, develop of Customer SOC Platform core content and maintain the integration of Threat Intelligence Platform feeds to Customer SOC Platform core.
  • Assist the Security Services Advisor with the predefined and agreed reports

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or CISSP Certification and / or CISM Certification.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong communication skills, which includes the ability to communicate with staff, management, and non C-level executives effectively.
  • Risk modelling, incident detection, log analysis, and security assessment.
  • Knowledge of current security threats and vulnerabilities, how to detect and mitigate them, ability to understand their possible consequences on the customer’s environment.
  • Cyber security report writing experience.
  • Client service and client management experience.
  • Network Vulnerability assessment experience.
  • Web Application Vulnerability assessment experience.
  • SIEM and Log monitoring and analytics experience.
  • Strong leadership skills and a proactive approach to customer issues
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic environment.

Even better if you have:

  • Two or more years of experience in project management, security operation management, and/or consultant management.
  • Experience in information security or cyber security.
  • Strong SPLUNK analytics and configuration skills.
  • SANS or other Security certifications, such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN, CEH.
  • ITIL Foundations training/certification.
  • Knowledge of ISO 27001 requirements.
  • Significant experience in Security Operation Centre (SOC) processes.
  • Experience of how to structure and operate an efficient Incident Response process.
  • Knowledge of common types of malware, their infection vectors, how to identify them using network and host based tools, how to eradicate them and verify the success of eradication efforts.
  • Knowledge of modern technologies used to detect malware and vulnerabilities and protect assets.
  • Knowledge of modern network and cloud technologies.

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.