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New Paranoids Security Operations (SOC) Analyst are available in Dulles, VA with Oath Inc. Motivated candidates with excellent interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.
Job: Paranoids Security Operations (SOC) Analyst
Company: Oath Inc
Location: Dulles, VA
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in? As Verizon’s media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we’re transforming media for tomorrow, too. We’re creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what’s next in content, advertising and technology.
Verizon Media is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Verizon Media is shaping the future of media.
A Little About Us
When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries in all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Verizon Media one of the safest places on the Internet.
We are the information security team at Verizon Media. People call us “The Paranoids”.
We protect Verizon Media and its users from criminal and advanced attackers. We ensure that our users are kept safe from scams and account hijacking. We also keep our services free of unsafe and illegal content, including that which affects children.
A Lot About You
You are an experienced, highly motivated security analyst who will use Verizon Media internal tools and other systems to detect and respond to security events. You know how to protect sensitive corporate and user data from unauthorized access at Internet scale and will apply advanced technical, behavioral, and investigative solutions to find evil and ensure that Verizon Media data remains secure.
What Verizon Media can do for you
Give you the opportunity to take ownership of key processes supporting the mission of finding evil
Enable you to work at Internet scale to stop advanced attackers and protect millions of people
Empower you to learn from other analysts and responders
Provide you with an entertaining, work hard, play hard environment
Enable you to follow the investigation through till the end
Challenge you to push the bounds of our security program and your own skill set
What you can do for Verizon Media
Monitor and analyze security events from networks, applications, hosts, and databases
Proactive research and identification of security anomalies
Investigate network traffic and logs to identify security incidents
Coordinate with and escalate security incidents to the Paranoids FIRE (Incident Response) Team
Assess security incidents and assist Verizon Media business units to remediate issues
Work with a variety of security technologies including IDS, firewalls, EDR, etc
Contribute to and follow activities defined in SOC policies and SOC procedures
Be at the forefront of building our international operations team
What you should bring with you
Strong defensive security fundamentals including network and host forensics, log analysis, and basic malware triage
A passion for the field of information security and incident response.
Understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc), network vulnerabilities, and attack patterns
Experience with Splunk (or similar) Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) solution
Experience with EDR technologies and investigating events at the endpoint
Experience with networking protocols, network architecture, firewalls, and Intrusion Detection (Suricata) and network analysis (Moloch) systems
Functional experience with Windows, Mac and Linux systems and services
An ability to work independently and communicate via technology
Enthusiastic and outgoing personality with a high degree of integrity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Solid organizational skills and strong customer service skills
Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected] or call 408-336-1409. Emails/calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
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