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What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, we’re seeking to build our Cloud Security Operations organization and are seeking candidates with readiness to learn and build their security skills in exciting and growing field of cloud computing.
As a member of Verizon’s Cloud Security Integration Services organization you will support the team in its goals of embracing cloud based technologies across multiple providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Oracle OCI, Google GCP, etc.) supporting differing service implementations (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS). Cloud Security Operations team requires security skilled staff to support the demands of the business and to care for our customer base.
As a Cloud Security Operations Technical Engineer, you will be a key contributor in information security, problem solving and relationship management to lead internal programs aimed at: achieving certification and attestation of multi-cloud platforms against Verizon security policies, industry standards and regulations, and government regulations, identifying and mitigating security risks in our cloud deployments; ensuring security alignment to corporate policies; and balancing security requirements with the dynamic needs of our users and the values of our company. In this role you will gain valuable experience and insight in protecting Verizon’s multiple cloud environments and will be at the heart of guarding our data and applications against advanced threat adversaries. We are seeking candidates with a passion and excitement for cloud security and the willingness to learn in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Analyze & understand security risks across multi cloud platform and services.
  • Partner with peers for developing security controls across various cloud services.
  • Implement continuous monitoring solutions via different SaaS tools.
  • Investigate security alerts and work with partner to drive remediation.
  • Implement automation by leverage SaaS tools API to support security operations.
  • Stay current on cloud security policies, standards, regulations making recommendations for the company.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with application teams, Information Security Officers (ISOs), IT Portfolios, and Business units to support their needs.
  • Perform quarterly audits for policy and users across SaaS tools.
  • Manage Various SaaS tools for Security operations including Onboarding cloud accounts, User Management, Policy Management including creation of custom policies & triggering policies, Reporting, License and Cost Management.
  • Track and report on the status of cloud security risks to corporate/industry requirements.
  • Partner with enterprise teams to establish preventative controls to support security needs via automation.
  • Maintain awareness of cloud security incidents in the external community to identify threats and opportunities for enhancement. Apply those learnings to Cloud Security Operations program and associated solutions.

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.
  • Two or more years of experience in public cloud services ( EC2, RDS, ELB )
  • One or more years in DevOps tools ( i.e Jenkins, Jira, Git lab); OS platform ( Linux, CentOS); development language ( java, python)
  • AWS Associate or Professional certification or a willingness to obtain within 6 months.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Four or more years in Security, Compliance and Risk Management, IT Audit, etc.
  • Experience with Python and APIs.
  • Experience with multi-cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, OCI, etc.) to be able to identify and prioritize potential security challenges.
  • Basic awareness cloud services such as IAM, compute (i.e. EC2, GCE), storage (volume/object), networking (VPC, VCN. Load Balancers, Security Groups/List), etc.
  • Experience with security frameworks CSA, NIST, CIS, PCI DSS, etc.
  • Aptitude & willingness to build skills to identify and assess cloud security vulnerabilities and risks.
  • Ability clearly explain security/compliance risks and recommended remediation.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating reporting & metrics using excel (i.e. pivot tables), Splunk and or Tableau.
  • Experience in administration/management of continuous monitoring solutions.
  • Experience with Git Lab, Jenkins, Ansible, JIRA, Confluence.
  • Experience in agile development methodologies.