Senior Virtualization Security Engineer

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Verizon is hiring an experienced Senior Virtualization Security Engineer. The position will serve as a subject matter expert on the security of virtualization technologies and software development in a cloud environment. A qualified candidate will have a deep understanding of the security surrounding virtualization technologies, software development and globally distributed platforms. The candidate will work cross-organizationally to ensure that a thorough technical security program in ingrained into each segment of mission critical virtualization technologies.

Responsibilities include:

Virtualization Security Assessment. Deep investigation of virtualization technology and its security. Assess the impact of known and potential vulnerabilities of hypervisor technology and internally developed software against the threat landscape. Identify and assist in the remediation on any identified issues.

Security Engineering. Research and develop improved methods for securing a distributed hypervisor system. Partner with the development team to ensure that the virtualization infrastructure technology is actively secured and hardened against industry, legal and compliance standards.

Thought Leadership. Work closely with multiple engineering groups to provide thought leadership in the area of virtualization and software development security.

Incident Response. Support incident response for security-related issues when required. Drive issues to a timely resolution and ensure that all lessons learned are used to improve the overall security posture.


Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree. 7-10 years of experience in programming and hypervisor development with a focus on the principals of a secure software development lifecycle. Extensive experience identifying and remediating security issues in virtualization technologies.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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