What you’ll be doing...

  • Securing all running cloud workloads and enforcements when workloads do not meet security guidelines. Security Operations for Verison Smart Communities workloads spanning across cloud to device.
  • Manage day-to-day security operational tasks such as security event monitoring, log monitoring and security incident management, compliance monitoring, data loss prevention, and monitoring and responding to emerging threats varying from endpoint to server to public cloud system.
  • Act as primary lead contact for security incidents response and bring incident to a closer. It is an extensive collaboration task across Corporate Verizon threat management team, Verizon Smart Communities teams spanning across SRE/Engineering/PO and leadership team.
  • Ownership and definition of all product security incident response policies, processes, and playbooks
  • Perform ongoing vulnerability assessments including vulnerability scanning and vulnerability exploit testing (penetration testing) with clear reporting, threat identification and action plans for remediation with prioritization. This will also include any assessments for changes that the security team has identified as requiring a vulnerability assessment prior to release
  • Work closely with Corp IT Cloud Security team which oversees various running cloud workload security; provide updates on VSC specific issues, bring-in VSC specific use cases for their consideration and implementation.
  • Act as a key point of contact for SOC audits as related to user provisioning, terminations. Perform special projects as assigned.
  • Operationalize tools to strengthen cloud security posture – e.g. Cloud Infrastructure scan tools, Firewall scan, network scan, host scan tools, vulnerability management tools etc.
  • Constantly learn about emerging threats and work towards increasing security posture by bringing new tools/automation etc.
  • Responsible for managing 24x7 Security Operations
  • Maintain CJIS/NIST compliance cloud infrastructure, policy and procedures for both AWS public and .Gov cloud.
  • Drive shared responsibility model to roll out security compliance infrastcture working with various sub-group.
  • Instrument metrics to allow long term monitoring and management of security and related KPIs and present to the executive team.
  • Assist Production engineering/SRE team to make sure production remains secure all the time.

What we’re looking for...

  • Strong Experience in cyber security with focus on cloud security; AWS commercial and AWS .Gov cloud preferred. IoT Devices security operations a big plus.
  • Must have experience leading distributed systems, data security, compliance security, operational security
  • Security Operations for Public Sector domain with focus on NIST/CJIS/FedRamp compliance is a big plus
  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Cyber Security (or equivalent degree)
  • 10 years’ experience with 5+ years combined hands-on security operations experience. Security certifications a plus.
  • At least 5 years of experience in either Shell Scripting language, Python
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux administration and its internals; Excellent knowledge of Windows Security is a big plus
  • Strong experience with SIEM tools like Splunk or ELK and AWS Advanced Security tools Evident.io, Red Lock or Secure works.
  • Strong security research and root cause analysis skills to identify and analyze potential security vulnerabilities
  • Experience with AWS Services IAM, EC2 and it is plus to have AWS GuardDuty, AWS config, AWS System Manager, AWS Secret Manager, AWS Lamda experience.
  • Experience with compliance ( CJIS, NIST)
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors on compliance initiatives
  • Experience with Identity and Access concepts and technologies to secure production and corporate access, such as: SSO, SAML Federated Identity, RBAC, authentication & authorization solution etc
  • Experience managing vulnerability scanning tools (Qualys, Rapid7, Nessus, etc)
  • Technical knowledge in system and network security, authentication and security protocols, and application security

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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