What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Threat Response Advisory Center (VTRAC) Intelligence Team requires a Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant (Dark web Hunter) to support the Dark Web Hunting as a Service, Verizon Threat Intel Platform service (VTIPS), the Rapid Response Retainer (RRR), and other Verizon elements requiring intelligence support. This person also provides threat intelligence to all external Professional Services 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 Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant (Dark web 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 Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant who is familiar with 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 immediately start producing Surface, Deep, and Dark Web Investigative Research Consultant reports for customers after initial training.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, nights, weekends, and holidays if needed.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Relevant work experience in the cyber field.

  • Knowledge, experience, or certifications in conducting Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), Surface, Deep and Dark web hunting methodologies, tactics, techniques, and procedures.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree.

  • Four to six years of work experience in cyber threat intelligence.

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Incident Handler certification, (GCIH), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence Certification (GCTI) or GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN).

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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