Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dortmund


What you’ll be doing...
Security Analysts comprise the primary labor force within the Security Operations Center. Tier-2 Security Analysts come from an enterprise background with at least two years’ experience working in a security-related field, enabling them to undertake a wide variety of tasks across a number of different platforms. Analysts will handle day-to-day tasks, as well as short-notice ad-hoc work, and see them through to completion with minimal supervision. Security Analysts provide critical value to the RSA Security Analytics management service, leveraging their extensive knowledge to provide context to events; recommendations for remediation actions; and suggestions for implementing best practices and improving standard processes and procedures.
Duties of the Tier-2 Security Analyst include:
Providing “eyes on glass” real-time security monitoring in a 24x7 environment;
Active real-time security monitoring of alerts and escalating critical alerts to in compliance with the appropriate service levels;
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;
Develop internal and/or external documentation, such as detailed procedures, playbooks, and operational metrics reports;
Performing level 1 assessment of incoming alerts (assessing the priority of the alert, network troubleshooting, such as ping and traceroute) and coordinate with Senior Analysts for high priority incidents, if necessary;
Maintaining the SOC Knowledge Base;
Performing various related tasks as assigned.
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.
Even better if you have:
Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science, Information Security or similar discipline.
Experience in SIEM environments.
Techbasic knowledge with scripting, parsing and query development.
Experience in tuning use cases & content, driven from day to day optimizations.
Good documentation and communication skills.
Exceptional problem solving skills.
Ability to drive process improvements and identify gaps.
Proactive in engaging with customers, client executives and Verizon management teams.
Good understanding of threat landscape and indicators of compromise.
Hunting techniques.
Two or more years of SOC experience.
Clear and concise written and oral English
SANS OnDemand Training to be completed within 3 months after taking on security analyst position.
Security Vetting in Germany.
Platform experience with competing correlation platforms.
ITIL certification.
Basic Forensic knowledge.
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.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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