Big Data Platform Security Architect

Verizon Corporate Technology's Advanced Analytics Group is looking for Security Architect with   experience in architecting data and infrastructure security for a multitenant Big Data Platform primarily based on  Hadoop, NoSql, InMemory technologies. You will be part of the VZLabs team building worlds one of the largest multitenant Big Data Platform(s) that can ingest 100’s of Terabytes of data that will be consumed for Business Analytics, Operational Analytics, Text Analytics, Data Services and build Big Data Solutions across various Verizon Business units.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of building disruptive technology where Big Data will be used as platform to build solutions for Advanced Analytics, Data Services and Solutions.

  • Define architecture for key security aspects of multitenant Big Data platform primarily Hadoop centric.
  • Define security for infrastructure services and federation frame frameworks which are   foundation in building Big Data Solutions.
  • Work with Security team to architect & certify security implementation for Big Data Platform.
  • Drive developers, engineering leads and infrastructure architects to implement proposed security model and adapt to the emerging security requirements and technologies.
  • Architect internal tools to detect and alert security issues.
  • Architect Auditing solutions for infrastructure and application.
  • Liaison to discuss any security aspect regarding the Big Data Platform & Solutions the team would build with various security groups across the organization.
  • Provide guidance to infrastructure teams implementing and enhancing the security model.


  • Over 10+ years’ experience in working with large systems designing secure solutions.
  • Expert level experience with Kerberos implementation for Hadoop.
  • Expert level understanding of security concepts – Hashing, PKI, Cryptography, Authentication, Authorization, web services security, Asymmetric and Symmetric encryption, digital signing is essential.
  • Expert level understanding of various security products around Big Data Technologies.
  • Should have worked on architecting data security solution for multitenant platform.
  • Experience architecting security model for production grade multitenant environment.
  • In depth understanding of security implementations for API, Web Services, REST and application security.
  • Extensive knowledge of internet security issues and threats.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with components in Hadoop echo system (Hive, Pig, Impala, Oozie, Sqoop, ,Zookeeper, Mahout)
  • Experience with NoSQL Database like HBase or Cassandra.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science is preferred.


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