Network Operations Engineer- Information Security

When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing…

The Network and Security Operations Center (NSOC) is a team of skilled engineers developing unique and innovative solutions to deliver sustainable network and security services to Verizon’s customers. The NSOC delivers 24×7 monitored network and security services, performs real-time monitoring, fault isolation, and incident resolution for multiple complex, and global networks. Members of the NSOC learn and adapt to the latest network and security technologies, and are encouraged to strengthen the team through sharing and collaboration. Our team partners with vendors, project managers, and engineering teams to develop, maintain, and deliver robust and scalable services to our customers. NSOC engineers are empowered to work on ad hoc projects, driving the continuous process improvement cycle, developing new efficiencies, and automation improvements for the team.

  • Administration and maintenance of industry leading security tools, performing system management, code upgrades, and rules development.
  • Conduct security vulnerability assessments including, but not limited to, vulnerability scanning, compliance auditing, impact analysis, and risk assessments using tools similar to Nessus Security Center.
  • Ensure security log flow from various security devices and appliances to the SIEM system such as ArcSight and Humio logger etc.
  • Configure advanced system views and reports within the SIEM in order to prioritize and monitor security events with the intention of analyzing and mitigating incidents before they evolve.
  • Engage in the Incident Response Lifecycle to mitigate, circumvent, and prevent attacker objectives; including the validation and authorship of use cases and functions leveraging event data, SIEM log analysis, and network data analysis tools.
  • Lead threat hunting activities across Windows, Linux, and network systems.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of network and security-related technologies in support of a multi-vendor, multi-platform environment.
  • Apply knowledge and experience to develop an understanding of complex network architectures and security dependencies.
  • Responsible for a diverse portfolio of network security systems, tools, and resources; often implementing them from cradle to grave.

What we’re looking for…

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 level security operations experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Ability to pass an extensive background check as a condition of employment.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or other related discipline.
  • CISSP, CEH, Security +, or other network/security related certifications or willingness to obtain within 12 months of hire.
  • Experience in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, event collection, content development, and log data optimization.
  • Experience in vulnerability and compliance systems management, vulnerability assessment, compliance auditing, and risk analysis.
  • Experience with incident Response (IR) process, techniques, systems, and tools.
  • Experience with Network security systems, architecture, and administration, to include firewalls, web proxies, content filters, and endpoint protection.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


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.

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