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NSOC Engineer

United States, Texas, Richardson
Jun 23, 2024

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...

You'll handle day-to-day triage, investigation, and mitigation of security threats, as well as short-notice ad hoc work, and see them through to completion. You'll provide critical value to the RSA Security Analytics management service, using their extensive knowledge to provide context about security events. Providing recommendations for remediation actions and suggestions for implementing best practices, you'll improve standard processes and procedures. And you'll play a key role in helping us protect our business and our customers.

  • Performing active real-time security monitoring.

  • Conducting advanced security event detection and threat analysis for complex and/or escalated security events.

  • Providing log/network/malware/device analysis and making recommendations for remediation of security vulnerability conditions.

  • Developing internal and external documentation, such as detailed procedures, playbooks, and operational metrics reports.

  • Coordinating with Senior Analysts and/or Duty Manager for high priority incidents.

What we're looking for...

You think critically and enjoy solving complex problems by employing listening skills in a dynamic environment. Staying abreast of the newest technologies and security vulnerabilities enables you to use your knowledge in real time to solve problems.

You'll need to have:

  • Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.

  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with security incident monitoring and threat investigations.

  • Willingness to work one weekend a month.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • SANS or other Security industry certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, or GPEN ITIL Foundations training / certification.

  • Experience with SIEM platforms, such as Security Analytics, Splunk, or ArcSight, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Proxies, Web Applications, and/or Penetration Testing.

  • Experience implementing Tennable Nessus Security Center, creating customer scans and reviewing findings.

  • Experience with using a network management system like Whatup Gold or Nagios to monitor network devices and conduct incident response as needed to rectify issues.

  • Knowledge of network, TCP/IP and endpoint skills.

  • Linux and scripting experience.

  • Understanding of databases and windows processes.

  • Knowledge of understanding of attack vectors and how systems are compromised.

  • Experience performing QA functions.

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 worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s). Scheduled Weekly Hours40 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.