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Network Security Engineer

Network Security Engineer| Network | Ashburn, VA, USA

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The Managed Security Services (MSS) Network Security Engineers are responsible for the management and monitoring of Verizon customers’ security infrastructure. They deliver the day-to-day services to our MSS clients. The person hired for this position will perform Incident Management, Change Management and Problem Management duties for external F500 customers. Responsibilities include health monitoring (proactive & reactive), change requests, ticket handling, customer and vendor engagement, and troubleshooting.


The position requires an engineer with an understanding of security best practices and of the operational support systems which allows Verizon to deliver Managed Security Services to our clients. The position requires a motivated and customer-focused engineer who can solve problems and work with Verizon’s many clients on a daily basis. The position requires weekend shift work to be assigned on a rotating basis.

  • 2+ years of experience as a network security engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Strong security mindset and comfortable working in Linux environment
  • Experience with firewalls and TCP/IP network support
  • Willing to gain knowledge of security technologies and products such as SSL VPN, Bluecoat Proxy, Mail Gateways, Load Balancers, IPS/IDS and SIEM tools.
  • Good communication skills via email, telephone and ticket updates
  • Able to follow strict procedures
  • Disciplined in configuration, documentation and change management processes

Experience with the following would be a plus:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Bluecoat Proxies, McAfee Web Proxy, Ironport
  • Firewall Experience – Cisco ASA, Juniper Netscreen, Fortinet, Palo Alto and Checkpoint.
  • IPS/IDS Experience – Sourcefire, Tippingpoint, Cisco IPS, Juniper SRX UTM and McAfee IPS
  • SIEM Tools – Arcsight, RSA Envision
  • Web Application Firewalls – F5 ASM, Imperva
  • Mail gateways (Proofpoint and Ironport)
  • Juniper SSL VPN
  • Netwitness and FireEye
  • Scripting skills

Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Job ID: 358231