Verizon SIEM Engineer in Richardson, Texas


You will be part of the dedicated Managed Security Services (MSS) solution for one of Verizon’s largest financial customers. Serving as a chief engineering resource, you will be responsible for the care and content of the customer’s ArcSight SIEM platform. You will be writing custom active lists, queries, and rules, which will present interesting anomalies to the SOC. You’ll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way that our customers live, work, and play.

An ideal candidate will be active in the threat intelligence community, and be able to apply that knowledge to shape the customer’s security posture.

  • Work closely with the various internal service towers as well as the customer security teams on design, content, and facilitating the use of the system.

  • Support the SOC and their security incident identification processes and escalation workflow.

  • Consultative engagements with customers around the ArcSight Platform.

  • Perform ArcSight platform maintenance, troubleshooting & restoration.

  • Write documents and provide training on the ArcSight platform.

  • Configuration of SmartConnectors.

  • Writing of custom parsers.

  • Develop custom ArcSight content based on threat intelligence.

  • Onboard off feeds onto the ArcSight platform.

  • Handle escalations for active incident.

  • Service reporting and regular customer meetings.

  • Provide third level technical support.


Must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Computer Science, Information Security, similar discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • Experience and technical skills in ArcSight 5.x or 6.x release ESM, Express, Connectors and Logger (or similar SIEM platform).

  • Experience with risk modeling.

  • Experience building & managing ArcSight (or similar SIEM platform) use cases & content, driven from customer requirements.

  • Experience with Log Format and Source Data for SIEM Analysis.

  • Implementation of SIEM Service and Design of SIEM Source Data.

  • Client facing experience with senior managers and CxO level executives.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Three or more years supporting a SEIM platform in an engineering role.

  • Macro and micro security analysis skill.

  • Understanding of networking fundamentals.

  • Solid background with Windows and UNIX platforms (security or system administration).

  • Strong problem solving capabilities.

  • Strong documentation and communication skills.

  • Exceptional problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements and identify gaps.

  • Proactive in engaging with customers, client executives and other teams.

  • Proven ability to excel in a team, as an individual, in a dynamic environment and still meet deadlines.

  • Experience with a wide range of security products also a bonus.

  • Industry Certifications (CISM, CISA, CCNA, MCSE, HISP, GSEC).

  • Fortune 500 and/or Big 4 Consulting experience.

  • Red Hat Linux.

  • Scripting (PERL, Python, and BASH).

  • REST, SOAP and XML familiarity.

Not to boast, but a little bit about us

Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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