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Verizon Communications Inc

Military Fellowship-Security Operations Center Lead


Security Operations


Lone Tree, Colorado, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

"Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Fellowship Programs

The Threat Management Center (TMC) is the first line of defense for Verizon's networks and information systems against misuse and attacks. The TMC performs 24x7x365 monitoring and responds to automated and user-reported cyber security incidents that may impact people and information important to Verizon. The TMC plays an integral role in driving forward the security intelligence and capabilities in Cyber Defense.

Verizon is looking for an innovative and driven leader who will be responsible for enhancing our existing threat defense capabilities and maturing our current processes within Verizon's unique security landscape. A TMC Security Operation Center (SOC) Analyst works in a fast-paced collaborative environment and is required to be adaptable, open to learning and teaching, and able to think creatively to effectively navigate the evolving threat landscape. Analysts are required to proactively identify signs of misuse and abuse using various logs and security techniques. This role plays a critical role in Verizon's enterprise Cyber Defense program.

  • Acting as a functional lead for the day-to-day operations for TMC's Security Operations Center. This lead position includes performing day-to-day SOC operations.
  • Monitoring security alerts from a variety of different technologies across multiple platforms in order to identify and mitigate security incidents affecting the Verizon enterprise.
  • Assessing potential cyber threats from a variety of intakes workflows and performing appropriate responses like threat containment.
  • Leveraging security tools and logs in order to complete a detailed and accurate assessment of security alerts and threats affecting the Verizon enterprise.
  • Analyzing security, cloud, and application security risks and ensuring threats are detected and mitigated accurately and within required time frames.
  • Providing support and analysis for priority and high profile security incidents. This includes writing comprehensive case notes, escalation summaries, and hosting incident calls when needed.
  • Enhancing techniques, workflows and processes to drive the TMC operational and strategic growth (continuous improvement). This includes updating/maintaining process documentation and identifying where automation has the potential to improve efficiencies.
  • Ensuring the case management and alert development life cycles are followed or adjusted when necessary. This includes assisting with quality assurance reviews for accurate alert assessments and case closures.
  • Assisting with the execution of short-term strategies goals and ensuring proper updates are socialized to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Mentoring and training SOC Analysts to build and maintain skills and techniques needed to produce quality and consistency analysis. This includes hosting focused training sessions to teach new and specialized skill sets.
  • Promoting an environment of collaboration and individual accountability when it comes to problem-solving, decision-making, and process improvements.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • "Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Fellowship Programs

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Four or more years of experience in Information Security, Technology or Technical Risk Analysis
  • Four or more years of experience working with SIEM technologies (i.e. Splunk)

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Experience in SOC utilizing system, cloud, application, and network logs
  • Practical application of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) tools to identify threat patterns, enrich investigations, and build automation-supported workflows.
  • Fundamental understanding of cyber-based adversarial frameworks including MITRE ATT&CK and Lockheed Martin's Cyber Kill Chain cyber-based
  • High-level understanding of Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX Operating Systems in support of identifying security incidents
  • Proficient knowledge of the cyber threat landscape including types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that drive them.
  • Experience working with analysis techniques, identifying indicators of compromise, threat hunting, and identification of intrusions and potential incidents.
  • Certifications like: Network+, Security+, CISSP, CISM, and/or CFE

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we've got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington work location, the compensation range for this position is between $0.00 and $0.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.YmJnZW5lcmljLjIwODY1LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif