What you’ll be doing...

This position will be responsible for strategic and directional security planning and designing. This will include next generation security technology research and evaluations for new solutions to bring to the various business units. There will be requirements to evaluate, plan, and develop testing processes for the next generation security solutions. These functions will be done working in a cross functional teams to complete the plans and testing. For the directional security development, the position will be providing enterprise security technology roadmaps.

A candidate for this position will have significant experience with next generation security solutions including firewalls, web filtering, antivirus/antimalware, data loss prevention/protection, intrusion detection/protection, email filtering, and other aspects of a full next generation security solution. This candidate should also be familiar with and be able to develop best practice, policies, and architectural documentation. The position will also be involved in security solutions proof of concepts and provide guidance to other groups on security for various projects and products. The candidate should be able to work in a collaborative environment following the agile processes on projects.

•Develop and support security standards for various products and infrastructure projects.

•Evaluate current security postures on projects and deployments and provide enhanced security solutions that should consider risks and costs.

•Provide critical security expertise and leadership for security initiatives.

•Develop and document secure solutions for various internal and external services, evaluating the risks to the business while considering the costs.

•A significant knowledge of virtual security solutions for both infrastructure and products. Be familiar with the virtual environments and the considerations when moving from hardware security solutions to next generation NFV security solutions.

•Be able to communicate complex security solutions at all levels from technical detailed documents to executive level presentations and environments. Be comfortable communicating with all levels within the business.

•Routinely work multiple projects from small focused security enhancements to large infrastructural projects.

•Support projects from ground level up to fully involved projects and be able to develop the solution at the ground level for all the needs of a new project and be able to dive into existing environments, evaluate the environment, and develop the security requirements and solutions for the various levels of projects.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

•Bachelor's Degree or six or more years of work experience.

•Six or more years of relevant work experience.

•Experience in network security, security design, and next generation security solutions.

•Experience in developing security solutions in various infrastructure and product environments within a provider network.

Even better if you have:

•Bachelor's/Master’s Degree in a communications/networking/security technology field.

•Certifications: CISSP, CISM, or other security certifications

•Networking and routing protocols and design.

•Virtual environment development or management including OpenStack environments.

•Ability to gain government clearance if required or have clearance.

•IT development or programing knowledge or background for the ability to communicate with development teams.

•Knowledge of authentication systems such as AD, LDAP, and TAACS systems.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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