What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Enterprise Solutions offers Network Security Engineering (NSE) as a premium architecture and engineering service to augment traditional Managed Network Services (MNS) offerings. As part of this service, Network Security Engineers are designated to provide engineering oversight of the customer's managed network security services. You will have to understand the customer's internetworking environment and is the customer's technical advisor for current and future technology deployment and adoption. You will utilize consistent and sound engineering principles and industry best practices allowing the customer to rely on them for technical expertise in the implementation and evolution of their architecture.

Primary responsibility will be leading global transition and supporting global transformation initiatives for custom managed customer's security customers. Your position serves as the network security design authority on customer-requested programs. You will collaborate with Network Engineering and Project Management to create and implement custom solutions that adhere as closely as possible to existing Design Standards.

  • Providing expert level research and analysis for planning, organizing, and managing corporate-wide network security functions.
  • Performing ongoing performance, availability and capacity optimization as defined by service.
  • Giving presentations via training sessions, web pages, or 1-to-1 training to the floor engineers on designs that are being implemented.
  • Translating functional business requirements into a technical solution that conforms to global design standards, under minimal supervision.
  • Researching developments in their assigned technology disciplines, determining business requirements, proposing changes, and contributing migration and logical implementation plans as needed.
  • Articulating the implications and impact that proposed architectural changes will have on the business (to technical and nontechnical audiences).
  • Representing Verizon's managed security services in technical discussions with the customer.
  • Developing lab scenarios to mock user environments and test components of proposed solutions.
  • Providing input into the security technology plan for the organization, and ensuring that plans for their assigned technology discipline integrate effectively with other aspects of the technical infrastructure.
  • Delivering detailed project documentation to both the customer and operations that fully describes new implementations and is used as the primary reference for day-to-day management.
  • Installing, troubleshooting and configuring all vendor provided tools and providing as-built training on the offering to junior engineers.
  • Leading physical, virtual, and cloud-based Design and Implementation activities related to legacy security infrastructure transformations.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA), Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE).
  • Fortinet Network Security Expert (FNSE) 3+.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting Enterprise Gateway environments that include two or more of the following technologies: Firewalls (Palo Alto, Fortinet, ASA/Firepower, Check Point, SRX); Proxy and AV solutions (Bluecoat, Cisco IronPort, Zscaler); Global and Local load balancing (F5, Citrix Netscaler); Remote Access (Palo Alto, Fortinet, ASA/Firepower, Pulse Secure, F5 APM); Enterprise Management Administration (Panorama, Fortimanager, Cisco Security Manager, Provider-1, Big IQ).
  • Knowledge of industry trends in all areas of Information Security.
  • Experience working in 24 x 7 centers with complex, high transaction, high availability environments.
  • Knowledge of networking technologies, e.g. Cisco routers and switches.
  • Experience with both physical and network/host level security.
  • Multidiscipline, operations and implementations experience with emphasis on supporting business critical environments.
  • Knowledge of external services environments including SSL certificate exchange, Remote access solutions, and Business to Business interconnects.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Computer Science degree or relevant experience including security design and implementation.
  • System knowledge including ESP, ETMS, SMARTS, Sev1, and Assure1.
  • F5-CA, CTS: LTM/GTM/ASM/APM/iRules.
  • Any of the following: CCNA-Security, CCNP-Security, BCCPA, BCCPP, CCSA, CCSE, JNCIS-SEC, JNCIP-SEC, ITIL – Version 3, CISSP, or GIAC.
  • Linux/Unix skills and scripting skills.
  • Capability to be a team within and outside of the operations group.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.

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.