Verizon Information Security Consultant I in Cary, North Carolina

What you’ll be doing...

As the Information Security Consultant I you will participate in the identification of data sources, analytic capabilities and reporting tools. You will investigate and quantify long running trends in the enterprise environment; implement and maintain analytic methods and techniques; develop and maintain consistent repeatable methodologies for detecting complex phenomenon; and assist in all development, data gathering and data analysis tasks.

  • Perform hunting in available data sources to identify patterns of misuse, and recommend areas for coverage and data feed improvements.

  • Analyze sensitive authentication activities and privilege combinations that could lead to abuse; monitor privileged access activity for possible abuse; monitor suspicious and/or inappropriate web activity; assess data leakage vulnerabilities; and establish baseline usage information and trends.

  • Create and review reports on event anomalies.

  • Investigate and respond to security events.

  • Perform historical analysis of defined security devices and logs to look for threat trends (past 7 days, past 30 days, past 90 days).

  • Evaluate the quality of provided data sources and recommending improvements to the sensing capabilities and coverage.

  • Perform triage activities on potential threats discovered during historical analysis.

  • Appropriately apply proprietary and public threat intelligence to enhance the analytic model(s) and security of the enterprise.

  • Perform root cause analysis on security incidents and provide recommendations for containment and remediation.

  • Execute on the strategy of the data security analytics program.

  • Assist in delivering timely and accurate reporting to executives.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or four or more years of work experience.

  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

  • 2+ years of experience in information security, including security event analysis and cyber forensic investigations.

  • Experience with scripting/programming language development and best practices.

  • Knowledge of Incident Management processes.

  • Experience with SIEM technologies such as HP ArcSight, RSA NetWitness/Security Analytics, and/or Splunk.

  • Knowledge of cyber-attack patterns and vectors, as well as compensating controls and mechanisms.

  • Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware.

  • Professional certifications to include CEH, CISSP, SANS GCIA.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Demonstrated ability to convey a strong presence, professionalism, and deal confidently with complex technical problems

  • 2+ years of experience with scripting/programming language development and best practices

  • 2+ years of Incident Management experience.

  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, common protocols and standards.

  • Experience with IPS/IDS systems.

  • Experience with security scanning tools, such as Nessus or others.

  • Experience with Web Vulnerability.

  • Experience with Tanium and Cylance.

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.

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