Verizon Senior Security Consultant CSIRT Regional Lead in Tulsa, Oklahoma

What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon we believe technology should help you achieve more. And we help businesses do exactly that almost daily —co-creating innovative connected products, rapidly and securely deploying apps in the cloud, managing employee-owned devices on a global scale, and deflecting sophisticated hacker attacks. In support of our world leading position in Cyber Security, we have recently launched a new service, the Computer Emergency Response Team (CSIRT).

Verizon’s newly offered service will constitute of a designated CSIRT regional lead position. The regional lead will work as a liaison between different accounts on the region and the other CSIRT regions and has responsibility to keep good relationship to different key stakeholders.

  • Support CSIRT presales and grow CSIRT business in the region.

  • Oversee the status of each account in your region to retain and grow business within existing engagements.

  • Make critical decisions in optimize offering structure, pricing, team building and growth strategies.

  • Drive an enterprise-wide understanding of CSIRT vision, roadmap and best practices.

  • Develop and improve service offerings, including service offering artifact, delivery methodologies and oversight governance structure.

  • Expertly forecasts strategic movements of key and emerging competitors to ensure that Verizon maintains its position as an industry leader.

  • Ensure there are resources available for each account.

  • Ensure the communication and information exchange is fluent between accounts and regions.

  • Ensure expectations of customers are met in your region.

  • Serve as an escalation point for customers.

  • Accountable for arranging “get together calls” once a month.

  • Establish CSIRT services to new accounts.

  • Contribute to containment decisions of critical incidents and facilitate decision making by other parties using established escalation process.

  • Coordinate forensics and law enforcement activities with officials if necessary.

  • Verify the effectiveness of CSIRT work in your account.

  • Analyze the incident response effort, with feedback from Customer and third parties. Identify and analyze any mistakes as well as good decisions done during response process.

  • Use the results of the analysis as an input for improvements, such as incident response.

  • Help develop metrics to illustrate risk reduction over time.

  • SPOC in case of CSIRT escalations.

  • Follow and keep good relationship to other services within Verizon.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in security operations, risk management, operational management, and/or consultant management.

  • Experience managing Security or Incident Response projects.

  • Knowledge of Network and Web Application vulnerability assessments.

  • Experience in Security Operation Centre (SOC) processes.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, plus five or more years of experience in a dedicated security position.

  • Ten or more years of experience in security operations, risk management, operational management, and/or consultant management.

  • Ten or more years of demonstrable experience managing Security or Incident Response projects.

  • CSIRT Team experience.

  • Experience on how to structure and operate an efficient Incident Response process.

  • SIEM (SPLUNK) and log analytics skills.

  • SANS or other Security certifications, such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN, CEH.

  • CISSP Certification and / or CISM Certification.

  • ITIL Foundations training / certification.

  • PMP Certification.

  • Knowledge of ISO 27001 requirements.

  • Knowledge of common types of malware, their infection vectors, how identify them using network and host based tools, how to eradicate them and verify the success of eradication efforts.

  • Knowledge of current security threats and vulnerabilities, how to detect and mitigate them, ability to understand their possible consequences on the customer’s environment.

  • Understanding of modern technologies used to detect malware and vulnerabilities and protect assets.

  • Understanding of modern network and cloud technologies.

  • Demonstrated communication skills and ability to engage with customers at both technical and executive levels.

  • Demonstrated clear and concise written and verbal communication, including the ability to produce professional-level documentation.

  • Strong problem-solving and security analytics skills; ability to identify gaps in processes and recommend improvements for mitigation.

  • Strong leadership skills and a proactive approach to customer issues.

  • Ability to excel in dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Expertise in the field of security incident response.

  • Strong coordination, communication and collaborations skills as well as a good technical and architectural understanding.

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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