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Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 1:32 PM


A Threat Monitoring Manager plays a critical role in Verizon’s enterprise computing defense. Analysts are considered thought leaders, willing to mentor and advise others, and drive the operational and strategic growth of the organization. This senior level position provides an opportunity to work in a fast paced collaborative environment defending Verizon from current and future cyber threats.

Responsibilities for the Senior Threat Monitoring Analyst of the Verizon Threat Management Center:

Leverage Networking (including the OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP), System Administration, and Security Architecture knowledge and experience in order to properly analyze a security alert to confirm a security incident

  • Monitor and analyze logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies across multiple platforms in order to identify security incidents affecting the Verizon enterprise
    • o IDS/IPS
    • o Firewall
    • o Proxies
    • o Anti-Virus
    • o Windows Events
    • o Unix/Linux Events
    • o DHCP, DNS and other network technologies
    • o Other security technologies
  • Assess the security impact of security alerts and traffic anomalies to be able to gather a broad view of the overall risk profile of the enterprise
  • Leads the Monitoring Team in changes to processes and procedures to ensure optimized workflows
  • Leads Lessons Learned initiatives in support of ensuring that all current processes provide support for proper alert analysis
  • Identifies gaps and leads in implementation of new methods and technologies to sufficiently
  • Leverage proficient understanding Operating Systems and their architectures: Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX Operating Systems in support of identifying security incidents and to have a proper overview of risk profile
  • Perform malware analysis and identification of Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) to evaluate incident scope and associated impact in support of identification of security incidents
  • Leverage cyber-attacks, indicators, and correlations to identify attribution and potential threat and impact to Verizon resources in support of mitigating overall risk
  • Drive and enhances workflow and processes driving Threat Monitoring and escalation and/or handoffs
  • Provide threat monitoring analysis and ownership based on escalation and handoff procedures from junior or mid-career team members
  • Leverage Expert/SME knowledge in the usage of Network analysis tools and capabilities to support Cyber Incident Response activities in order to mitigate risk to the Verizon Enterprise
  • Provides leadership and guidance to enhance and advance the defensive capabilities of the Threat Management Center (TMC) and its subsequent ability to defend the Verizon Enterprise
  • Process tactical mitigations based on results of analysis and determination of threat validity
  • Write technical articles for knowledge sharing
  • Drive the technical oversight and guidance required to support junior and mid-career team during analysis efforts
  • Attracts, retains, and leads a team of employees by educating, developing and managing them to deliver strong results.
  • Responsible for all aspects of their team’s performance management activities including goal setting, conducting reviews, check-ins and disciplinary action, as needed


Must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Previous Information Assurance or Cyber Experience in the Telecommunications industry
  • Previous experience in Cyber Intelligence or related disciplines
  • Previous experience working with SIEM technologies (i.e. Splunk)
  • Fundamentals of Mobile Platforms: Windows Phone, iOS, Android
  • Program and Scripting Experience
  • Previous experience with Regex
  • Ability to comply with any regulatory requirements
  • Three or more years working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment
  • Experienced with large scope high impact cyber breaches and advanced attack methods
  • Experienced with malware analysis and identification of Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) to evaluate incident scope and associated impact
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of cyber risks and threats related to cyber attackers
  • Strong communication and presentation skills along with the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong relationship skills and collaborative style to enable success across multiple partners.
  • Demonstrates effective organizational and technical skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Six or moreyears of professional experience. This job role is considered experienced with team management responsibility
  • Certification (A+, Network+, Security+, CISSP, GSEC, GCED, GCIA, and GNFA) a plus
  • Exhibit initiative, follow-up and follow through with commitments
  • Manage multiple priorities in a high pressure environment

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