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Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:07 AM


TheThreat Monitoring analyst is considered the front-line of defense for Verizon’s computing environment. Monitoring and analysis of email-centric threats targeting Verizon defines this role. Analysts must be agile, willing to learn, and think outside of the box in order to operate effectively in an ever changing threat landscape. This entry level position provides an opportunity to work in a fast paced collaborative environment defending Verizon from current and future cyber threats.

Responsibilities for the Threat Monitoring Email Analyst of the Verizon Threat Management Center:

  • Monitor and respond to email messages that were captured by filtering appliances or reported as potentially malicious from end users.
  • Monitor and analyze logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies across multiple platforms:
    • Exchange Server
    • IDS/IPS
    • Firewall
    • Other security technologies
  • Assess the security impact of potentially malicious email.
  • Execute analysis of email based threats to include understanding of email communications, platforms, headers, transactions, and identification of malicious tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Foundational understanding of domain reputation tools and technologies.
  • Leverage fundamental understanding of Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX Operating Systems.
  • Utilize and adhere to defined workflow and processes driving the Threat Monitoring and escalation/handoff actions.
  • Analyze email traffic that was quarantined and withheld from user’s inbox for malicious attributes.
  • Provide escalation and handoff procedures to team members and leadership based on defined threat and priority determination.
  • Processes tactical mitigations, such as requesting updates to filtering capabilities for exchange server and inline IPS/IDS email appliances, based on results of analysis and determination of threat validity.
  • Documents results of cyber threat analysis effectively and prepares comprehensive handoff and/or escalation for CIRT/Intelligence Function teams.
  • Write technical articles for knowledge sharing, when necessary.
  • Manage multiple priorities in a high pressure environment.
  • Provide user awareness tips/best practices to end users.
  • Analyze email traffic that was quarantined and withheld from user’s inbox for malicious attributes.
  • Leverage network security tools and capabilities to support Cyber Threat Monitoring activities.


Desired Skills:

  • Previous Information Assurance or Cyber Experience.
  • Previous experience working with email technologies (i.e. Exchange Server, inline IDS/IPS, etc.).
  • Foundational knowledge of Enterprise Email Technologies (hardware, software, etc.).
  • Foundational knowledge of Threat Monitoring Procedures.
  • Program and Scripting Experience.
  • Previous experience with Regex.
  • Exhibit initiative, follow-up and follow through with commitments.
  • Ability to comply with any regulatory requirements.


  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of cyber risks and threats related to cyber attackers.
  • Possesses strong communication and presentation skills along with the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Strong relationship skills and collaborative style to enable success across multiple partners.
  • Demonstrates effective organizational and technical skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Work Experience. This job role is considered entry level with expected scholastic knowledge and limited job-related experience.
  • Certification (A+, Network+, Security+) a plus.

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• Location: Staten Island

• Post ID: 103228393 newyork
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