What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Enterprise Services is a leading provider of advanced communications solutions to enterprises and governments. Our Professional Services business unit help organizations plan, design, implement, operate, and manage the right technologies to improve the way they do business. From security to cloud to social machines, we take the complexity out of IT solution management, so our customers can focus on running their business.

This team is currently looking for a self-motivated, Network Security Implementation Engineer. As a Professional Services Consultant; your main responsibilities will involve a solid understanding and ability to deliver the following:

  • To act as consultant in review of network or security design documents, creating implementation/migration plans, based on defined business requirements.
  • Perform project implementation work based on primarily Cisco, F5, Check Point technology platforms
  • Develop client relationships through strong communication skills
  • Consult and work in depth with network and security architects regarding infrastructure design decisions
  • Understand interactions with network and security functions in the areas of Remote Application Management (RAM); Content Delivery Networks; Application Acceleration; Cloud; Hosting and Collocation
  • Comply with corporate risk management procedures
  • Work to agreed budgets and timeframes, ability to work on and manage multiple project deliverables at one time
  • Perform implementation and security testing activities in accordance with client maintenance/change windows.
  • Working within a team of consultants and work to and meet customers’ business objectives

What we’re looking for...

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree, majoring in Computer Science, Electrical, Computer, Communications, or System Engineering, or related fields.
  • 3 to 5+ years’ strong network and security project experience, in a structured project environment, delivering medium complexity network and security infrastructure solutions.
  • Demonstrate sound written and oral communications skills, be articulate in explanations, and communicate in a clear positive fashion with internal and external stakeholders, clients, and suppliers.
  • Understanding of the range of standards, guidelines, policies, and best practices affecting deployment of IT security technology
  • Ability to collect and analyse requirements in order to develop compliant end-to-end technical solutions, and to lead a team of technical engineers to implement the solutions

Highly Preferred:

  • Industry certification such as CCIE, CCNA, CISSP, CCSE, MCSE highly desirable.
  • Networking and Operating Systems – Vendor courses in relevant products (eg. Cisco, Check Point, F5, Microsoft, Sourcefire
  • Understanding of ITIL processes

Note: Role involves working late nights in Data Centres for which you will be able to get Time in-lieu

Why Verizon?

As well as an attractive package, you can look forward to excellent prospects for career progression in our expanding business. We are passionate about our people and we love to see them develop and grow. We have a generous training allowance which allows them to study and upskill themselves.

At Verizon we believe in embracing the diversity of our global workforce - our employees have different interests, experiences and skills that combine to foster an innovative and enriching culture. We recognise the need to offer flexible and varied working solutions to enable our people to reach their potential and strike the right balance between personal and work life. We leverage our innovative technology and communication solutions to connect us on a global scale, enabling collaborative working.

If you are interested in discussing flexible hours, mobility and alternative working solutions, talk to us; we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

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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.