When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Corporate Information Security (CIS) organization securely enables the business by protecting assets and information across Verizon networks, infrastructure and applications. CIS integrates cybersecurity governance, policies, technologies and operations across Verizon, and works to incorporate security into the design of technology systems and services.

The Verizon IR team is a group of full-time security engineers & analysts who collect, analyze and act upon information from an incident. They are the focal point of the incident, and are responsible for communicating with other stakeholders within Verizon and external parties such as legal counsel, law enforcement, affected customers, etc.

Incident Response is an organized approach to handling security breaches. The goal on IR is to identify an attack, contain the damage, and eradicate the root cause of the incident. A Cyber incident can be defined as a breach of law, policy or unauthorized access to information, assets such as networks, computers or smartphones.

The Incident Response Analyst role is a position providing an opportunity to work in a fast paced environment defending Verizon from current and future cyber threats. This position is considered the front-line of Cyber Incident Response and plays a crucial role in Verizon’s enterprise computing defense. Analysts must be agile, willing to learn, and able to think outside of the box in order to operate effectively in an ever changing threat landscape.


  • Utilizes and adheres to defined workflow and processes driving the Incident Response and mitigation efforts.

  • Collects supporting information and/or relevant artifacts in support of Incident Response activities.

  • Escalates and hands offs to team members and leadership based on defined threat and priority determination.

  • Conducts technical analysis against impacted systems to determine impact, scope, and recovery from active and potential cyber incidents.

  • Leverages basic Forensics tools, techniques, and capacities to support Cyber Incident Response activities.

  • Documents results of cyber threat analysis and subsequent remediation and recovery in an effective and consistent manner.

You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing to be considered.

If you are interested in any other roles or locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings directly as well in order to be considered.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager


What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program in: Information Systems, Information Security, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Business IT, or related majors with an expected completion date between December 2021 and June 2022.

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

  • Willingness to work in Irving, TX.

Even better if you have:

  • Information Assurance or Cyber knowledge.

  • Knowledge of Mobile Platforms: Windows Phone, iOS, Android.

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Anti-Virus, IDS, Full Packet Capture and Host/Network Forensics.

  • Knowledge of Networking (including the OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP), System Administration, and Security Architecture.

  • Knowledge of Incident Response Frameworks and Handling Procedures.

  • Program and Scripting experience.

  • Experience with Regex.

  • Knowledge and fundamental understanding of Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX Operating Systems.

  • Knowledge and understanding of cyber risks and threats related to cyber attackers.

  • Effective organizational and technical skills.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Certification (A+, Network+, Security+).

  • Exhibit initiative, follow-up and follow through with commitments.

  • Ability to comply with any regulatory requirements.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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