What you’ll be doing...

Global Network & Technology (GN&T) Security Planning is seeking a Cyber Security Network Planner to lead development of end-to-end security architectures and roadmaps for Verizon’s internal and external networks. The security network planner will work to ensure security is built in from the beginning of their programs instead of being bolted on after the fact The network security plannerwill use their system-level knowledge of network segmentation to ensure Verizon has managed all significant security risks and eliminated redundant security capabilities. The network security planner will also work with academic and research institutions to identify and mitigate long-term security threats affecting our networks.

As a member of the System SME team, you will work in a fast-paced environment focused on planning and managing security risk for Verizon’s most critical systems. You will interact with the engineers and operating Verizon’s networks, security engineering and networks and operations teams, and the Verizon CISO organization to ensure your recommendations address operational considerations. You will leverage the Domain SME team in GN&T Security Planning to ensure your network deliverables account for all security domain considerations (e.g., security engineering, IAM, network/asset/data security, software development, assessment, testing, and operations).You will collaborate with vendors and the broader network and security communities to stay up to speed on the latest security developments and ensure their future capabilities align with Verizon’s needs.

  • Define objectives, technical work, and timeline for developing network security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements.
  • Build relationships with program, engineering, operations, security, and CISO teams to understand how to develop plans that effectively manage Verizon’s security risks.
  • Communicate progress, findings, and ensure successful handoff of deliverables to program and operational teams.
  • Build domain knowledge of Verizon’s environment to understand long-term risk areas that will develop as the systems evolve.
  • Provide thought leadership by participating in Network and security forums and collaborating with academic and research institutions.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Routing, Switching, Firewall architecture and policy design.

Even better if you have

  • A degree in STEM field, (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering).
  • Six or more years of experience related to computer or network security.
  • Knowledge of routing (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS) and switching protocols (VLAN, VXLAN).
  • Experience in Linux administration.
  • VNF/CNF experience.
  • Knowledge of Cisco and Juniper network infrastructures.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple high priority projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple high-visibility, complex technical projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with other key Verizon system areas such as LTE, 5G, IoT, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, etc.
  • Experience building security architectures, roadmaps, and program requirements.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.



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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