The Senior Network Security Automation Engineer will provide technical expertise in network analysis, working independently and/or with other engineers as part customer facing security services. The Automation Engineer will be responsible for automating and improving network analysis, helping clients assess, evaluate, and improve the security posture of their information systems environment.

As a security automation engineer you will also:

  • Maintain awareness of up-to-date network-based threat and vulnerability profiles, including respective countermeasures
  • Be responsible for protecting client’s information assets by developing new ways to identify network-based risks, threats, and attacks
  • Evaluate security technologies (internal and external) and make appropriate recommendations Analyze real-time and archived intrusion, vulnerability and audit data


Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of Operating System Administration and/or Security on a combination of systems such as: Linux (Redhat, CentOS, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu), Microsoft Windows (2000, 2003, 2008), BSD (FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD), Mac OSX
  • 2+ years of experience with a combination of programming languages such as Python, PHP, Perl, ASP, .NET, Shell scripting (Bash, TCSH), etc
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals such as: TCP/IP, UDP, and service specific protocol parameters
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Desired Experience:

  • Certifications are a plus: SANS-GSEC, SANS-GIAC, SANS-GCIH, CISSP
  • Experience with Snort or Netwitness a plus

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.