What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Network Security Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and configuration of Verizon’s ManagedSecurity Services infrastructure and government customer security devices and security platforms. You will work closely with the Security Operations Center (SOC) as an escalation point for complex problem analysis and incident resolution. Besides working on incidents this role also manages change. Change management responsibilities include reviewing requirements, designing, documenting and implementing change in accordance with Verizon and customer security standards.

The Senior Security Engineer will require fundamental knowledge and hands-on engineering expertise of security devices and platforms and an understanding of how the products might be utilized in enterprise or government customer environments or in a comprehensive security platform. This role requires a solid understanding of networking and routing protocols and the ability to troubleshoot security devices in complex environments. The security engineer is expected to work as a member of an integrated network and security team and be able to communicate effectively and intelligently with our customers via phone, email, or ticket escalations.

  • Design, engineer, document, and implement change requests in security devices.

  • Incident management through complex troubleshooting of security devices/solutions including steps to minimize the impact and follow-on technical and forensic investigation to discover origin of breach and the extent of the damage.

  • Support installation and maintenance of network and security devices, including firewalls, data encryption, and IDS/IPS to ensure proper logging and analytical reporting.

  • Conduct threat analysis on the network and system to find exploitable weaknesses and vulnerability remediation and protection implementation.

  • Be responsible for advanced security event detection and threat analysis for complex and/or escalated security events.

  • Provide log/network/malware/device analysis and making recommendations for remediation of security vulnerability conditions.

  • Add customer context, eliminate “noise” and false positives, and develop trends and data models.

  • Training of peers, briefing customers and other Verizon organizations outside Operations.

  • Planning and overseeing security patching, signatures, code upgrades, audits and response to POA&Ms.

  • Review and comment on architecture designs for solution enhancements and upgrades.

  • Provisioning customers on the infrastructure as needed to meet business requirements.

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.

  • Four or more years of work experience in a dedicated security device engineering position, with a concentration on firewalls.

  • Current active government security clearance, or the ability to qualify to obtain a government security clearance, at the Public Trust level.

  • Experience in the following security devices, or similiar security devices: Fortigate, FortiAnalyzer, FortiManager, Cisco ASA/FirePower, GigaMon, FireEye, Palo Alto.

Even better If you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering / Information Security or equivalent professional experience.

  • Direct hands-on experience with Splunk or other SIEM tools as an Engineer or Analyst, including Enterprise Security (ES) experience to include Index Design, Infrastructure, Data Collection, Deployment Management, Data Enrichment, Querying, Integration and Operations.

  • One or more security certifications such as CISSP, CCNA Security, Security +, CCNP Security, PCNSE.

  • ITIL Foundation training or certification.

  • Administrator level experience on UNIX/Linux operating system.

  • Strong knowledge of DNS.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with customers to understand their requirements.

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

  • Able to identify and communicate gaps in processes.

  • Ability to excel in high pressure environments.

  • Ability to work independentlyas well asparticipate within a team environment.

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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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