What you’ll be doing...

We are looking for a Network Security Engineer - Product Life Cycle, to support lifecycle engineering of security products that Verizon Business Group sells and supports. Product Lifecycle Engineering is the process of managing the entire lifecycle of security products from inception and engineering to support, management and then end-of-life.

In this role, you will become a subject-matter expert on a variety of IT and cybersecurity technologies. Your main responsibility will be to gain expert knowledge in this variety of solutions with a focus on cloud computing technologies (such as AWS and Azure) and security solutions for cloud computing. This role provides technical leadership and architectural expertise in the planning, designing, and implementing of security solutions such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, web application firewalls, load balancers, encryption, VPNs/PKI/IPSEC etc., and emerging cloud security technologies. In addition, this role provides pre- and post-sales support to clients and internal teams. You will primarily work in a lab environment governed by strict scheduling rules and compliance standards.

  • Become a subject matter expert for various security technologies and vendor products.
  • Stand up, test and verify features and functionalities for various vendor products.
  • Validate and document base configuration, connection instructions for management, verify the backup and restoration processes, best practices for logging, etc.
  • Track, analyze and announce vendor patches and security updates.
  • Support the NOC and SOC teams when needed; provide training recommendations for new products or version changes.

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.
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies such as AWS and Azure.
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, routing) and various operating systems.
  • Experience in managing security policies and devices by vendors such as Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, Fortinet, Checkpoint and others.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • CISSP or other security certifications.
  • Eligibility to obtain government clearance, depending on location.
  • Broad range of security analytics skills to effectively perform complex assignments.
  • Knowledge with principles, theories, concepts and technologies surrounding firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc. as well as applied knowledge of established procedures, policies and practices.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or more of the following areas: Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, Loglogic, F5, Tipping Point, Checkpoint etc.
  • Capability and willingness to acquire knowledge of a large variety of security and IT solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent documentation skills and willingness to write very detailed user instructions.
  • Ability to work within the confines of defined projects frequently against deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge in Linux.
  • Experience in an Operations Center or System Administration.


When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

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