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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Business Product Organization provides product management and architecture expertise across a multi-vendor, multi-tower, and complex portfolio of products and services in support of our Verizon Business Group (VBG) customers. Our customers range from small business to Fortune 100 multinational corporations, span nearly every major industry on the globe, and include public and private sectors. Creating and maintaining relevant products, platforms, and services of such breadth and depth is no small task, and it requires the best people in the industry… and the best company, to make it happen.

As an MTIPS Security Lab Engineer - Security Gateway working in the Verizon MTIPS Product lab, you will be responsible for designing, documenting, and validating various components and features of our Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) and Trusted Internet Connections (TIC 3.0) program. You will interact with many internal and external teams, collaborate on solutions to solve complex problems, and ensure platforms remain ready to create the solutions our Public Sector customers count on.

Responsibilities:

  • The Security Lab Engineer is responsible for day to day maintenance of the lab operations of Verizon MTIPS Product rapid prototyping facilities including user support, software updates, hardware maintenance, inventory control, standards adherence and general lab upkeep. Thorough understanding of lab infrastructure, hands on, working knowledge with copper/fiber cabling, rack and stack (or managing virtual deployments) and configuration of multi-vendor, multi-platform telecommunications devices will ensure that you are able to adapt quickly to changing requirements to support test cases. Experience with service provider technologies and services is preferred.
  • The individual will be supporting a lab environment that is a replica of the production environment. The lab engineer will implement the lab network and security devices to reflect the production environment and test equipment and configurations to validate equipment performance. The individual will be developing test plan documents that identify the testing requirements, scenarios, methodologies and configurations to be tested. The individual will configure the lab, run the tests and document the results of the testing in a testing summary document. The individual will additionally responsible for testing specific customer policies within the environment to determine the impact to the production environment.
  • Lab Engineers will be responsible for ensure all documentation to deploy features/capabilities to production is accurate and complete.
  • Utilize understanding of network and security protocols and concepts include IP routing, BGP, VLAN, authentication, access control, audit, configuration management, patch management, vulnerability management and asset management. The individual should have a strong background working with IPSec, SSL, PKI, key management, Physical Security, Network Security, Correlation Tools, Vulnerability Scanning Tools and Information Assurance

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.
  • Ability to pass a Public Trust Security Clearance.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or 6+ years of relevant industry work experience
  • Experience with structured fiber and copper cabling, cable termination, cable management, and adherence to guidelines for maintaining clean cable runs
  • Experience with managing inventory, asset tracking, shipping and receiving records, purchasing information, etc.
  • Experience with racking and stacking new equipment and ensuring environmental, electrical, and facility requirements are met
  • Extensive experience in fault isolation, repair and resolution, and documenting root cause analysis (RCA) for reported trouble tickets
  • Associate level engineering experience across a plethora of vendors and associated technologies which could include: routing, switching, security, WAN optimization, Wi-Fi, and 4G/5G cellular
  • Associate level knowledge of public and private cloud, virtualization, orchestration, and managed services
  • Experience maintaining lab infrastructure including: user databases, software repositories, network infrastructure, server infrastructure, and associated applications
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Experience leading small interorganizational teams toward a common goal
  • Experience across a range of industries which could include: Finance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Public Sector, Small Business, etc.
  • Experience in next-generation technologies including: Zero Trust, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Software Defined Networking (SDN), Multicloud, and/or Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC), particularly in a Managed Services (MSP) or Telecommunications/Service Provider setting

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