What you’ll be doing...

This position will be a part of the Yahoo Small Business team that will ensure products are built securely.

  • Develops in depth security architecture standards, frameworks and design patterns spanning all layers of product security from host, server, mobile, and network to application and data security.
  • Provides security guidance across the product system development life cycle, including security architectural reviews.
  • Analyzes business impact and exposure based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and risks, and recommends technologies and solutions to mitigate them.
  • Communicates with stakeholders to drive awareness and understanding of security architecture roadmaps and directions.
  • Develops security architecture strategies that align to enterprise architecture strategy and the company's business strategy while tying directly to product security.
  • Maintains leadership role both in the security infrastructure space as well as acting an ambassador for his/her supported assets as part of enterprise initiatives.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the technology space and has a strong understanding of the product roadmap, trends and industry practices.
  • Drives the strategic vision for the technology space to align with the overall Technology Target, Business Strategy and standardization of assets.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert on the implementation and capabilities of existing security controls.
  • Provides direction and thought leadership to enterprise-wide initiatives applying security principles such as access control, encryption, and host security as well as state of the art and emerging technologies such as cloud computing, mobile computing, and next generation architecture.
  • Identifies the need for new security technology solutions; designs, reviews and collaborates on the deployment of new solutions.
  • Acts as a resource for direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience building security reference security architectures for hybrid/cloud scenarios.
  • Experience helping enterprise customers deploy security solutions.
  • Experience advising customers on architectures meeting industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO27001, HIPAA, and NIST/DoD frameworks.
  • Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of system components including architecture, authentication, connectivity, system hardware and software components, virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile.
  • Ability to understand and suggest changes to system design choices in light of corporate security policy considerations and industry best security practices.
  • Ability to manage relationships with other business unit and external vendor stakeholders when security risks are present and system or process changes must be made to mitigate risk.
  • Ability to suggest appropriate controls based on product and corporate tolerance for risk.
  • Knowledge of product security and design, security and topology.
  • Ability to create communication documents for all levels of understanding (high level to technical).
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems (OS's), their flaws, vulnerabilities and exposure to control circumvention Technical experience in security including architecture or security management, User, platform and device authentication, and various levels of access controls and authorization.
  • Knowledge of security for structured databases and unstructured data, such as access controls, encryption, monitoring and others.
  • Ability to work with compliance frameworks and requirements such as PCI, HIPAA, SOX etc.


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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