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What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, we’re seeking to build our Platform Security Operations organization and are seeking candidates with readiness to learn and build their security skills in exciting and growing field of container security.
You will support the team in its goals of embracing cloud/container security based technologies across multiple platforms (Kubernetes, EKS, OpenShift, etc) and cloud providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google GCP, etc.). Platform Security Operations team requires container aware skilled staff to support the demands of the business and to care for our customer base. You will be a key contributor in image & container security, administrating container security solutions, defining polices and rules, managing access and integrations (i.e. CICD pipeline), identifying and mitigating security risks in our container deployments; 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 container 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 container security and the willingness to learn in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Analyze & understand security risks across multi container platforms and services.
  • Build and maintain various Kubernetes clusters for security analysis testing.
  • Build and test Docker containers/registry for security analysis and testing.
  • Develop and monitor security controls in container platform via automated scripts.
  • Manage Kubernetes security policies (PSP) lifecycle.
  • Partner with peers for developing security integrated controls within pipelines.
  • 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.
  • Manage SaaS monitoring solution for container including Integration of container solutions to CICD pipelines, User Management, Policy Management including creation of custom policies & triggering policies, Reporting, Perform quarterly audits for policy and users across SaaS tools, License and Cost Management.
  • Track and report on the status of container security risks to corporate/industry requirements.
  • Partner with enterprise teams to establish preventative controls to support security needs via automation.
  • Maintain awareness of host, image and container security incidents in the external community to identify threats and opportunities for enhancement.
  • Apply those learnings to Container Security 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 of experience in DevOps tools (i.e Jenkins, Jira, Git lab); OS platform ( Linux, CentOS ); development language ( java, python).
  • One or more years of experience on any Kubernetes platform ( EKS, Kubernetes or Openshift ).
  • CNCF Certified Kubernetes certification, AWS Associate or Professional certification or a willingness to obtain within 12 months.
  • Four or more years in one of more of the following: Microservices, Development, Security, etc.

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

  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to all audiences.
  • Professional posture, articulate, excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Performance oriented, self-directed ability to drive change & manage multiple projects.
  • Fast learner, capable of rapidly assimilating to existing processes and technologies.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables.
  • Appropriate escalation judgement & execution.
  • High collaboration and influence skills.