What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is a Fortune 500 company and prides in servicing 99% of Fortune 500 companies as well as Government Agencies around the world. In Canberra, we run a key business unit - the Government Security Operations Center (GSOC) that supports a number of Australian Government departments.

We have hired 25+ staff this year due to expansion of services and new contracts and are urgently seeking to add another experienced Network Security Engineer. We would be looking for someone who has some experience in delivering new capabilities/major projects. Someone who has exposure applying their technical expertise across an entire environment to ensure its supportability and stability.

Our GSOC is focused around collaboration and success and you will be a part of a skilled operations team managing dynamic multi-tenanted and dedicated secure gateway environments. These environments utilise a range of technologies that are underpinned by a framework that ensures security, reliability and agility for our customers. Because of these extensive environments you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of technologies across multiple vendors including Cisco, VMware, Nutanix, Cloud Computing, Checkpoint, F5, Juniper, Palo Alto, Splunk, BlueCoat and more.

You need to demonstrate that you can be a “Technical Lead” across a broad variety of network technologies. Ideally, you will work as a mentor within the team and not be focused on pumping out BAU changes etc.

  • Engaging with business and technical teams as the advisory gap to implement good cloud security principals and best practice.
  • Supporting the reliable service delivery of Verizon’s managed secure gateway services for Australian Federal Government customers.
  • Delivering high quality outcomes at a senior level including project tasks, complex incidents and requests as well as and performing proactive and reactive maintenance activities.
  • Providing input into the design and assisting in the delivery of major infrastructure projects including technology and hardware refreshes, new capability, and new services and on boarding of new customers.
  • Acting as a point of escalation and mentor for Tier 1 and 2 engineers.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years of networking experience with detailed knowledge of network protocols such as OSPF, BGP4, GRE Multipoint, DMVPN IPSEC, 802.1q.
  • Experience with hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) appliances and software-defined storage solutions.
  • Knowledge of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices.
  • Experience in the administration of various Firewall platforms including Checkpoint, ASA, McAfee Firewall Enterprise, Palo Alto.
  • Experience of a range of protocols including SMTP, HTTP/S, DNS, IPSEC/SSL VPN's, IPv6 & TCP/IP.
  • Active Baseline and or NV1 clearance and the eligibility to maintain.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of practical technical experience, with a strong emphasis on the operation of a gateway environment.
  • Industry Certifications.
  • Ability to interact with technical and management staff to develop and problem solve technical requirements.
  • Experience in designing, implementing and documenting solutions.
  • Experience with architecting, designing, implementing and supporting of Cloud based infrastructure and its solutions.
  • Experience to working with Azure and Google Cloud, with AWS

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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