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, 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 ofmulti-cloud platformsagainst 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.

Passion and excitement for cloud security and the willingness to learn and build as much knowledge as possible in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Are you up for the challenge?

Responsibilities:

  • Become proficient with corporate and industry security requirements/best practices
  • Stay current on cloud security policies, standards, regulations making recommendations for the company
  • Work closelyand collaborativelywith Information Security Officers (ISOs), IT Portfolios, and Business units to support their needs
  • Act as an advocate of information security policies, standards, controls and as an enabler to the business while managing risk appropriately
  • Administer cloud security products (i.e. Cloud Conformity, Evident.io, Dome9, Redlock.io, etc.)
    • Manage addition/deletion of cloud accounts, ensuring continuous monitoring
    • User administration
    • Signature management and tuning
    • Produce reports, scorecards and related metrics
    • Manage vendor(s) to meet the needs of the business
  • Keep stakeholders updated with communications and weekly reporting.
  • Drive mitigation of reported risks from continuous monitoring solutions
  • Track and report on the status of cloud security risks to corporate/industry requirements.
  • Gain security-level knowledge of cloud environments, continuous monitoring solutions to understand and provide direct guidance for security remediation activities.
  • Partner with enterprise teams to establish preventative controls to support security needs via automation.
  • Support in the implementation of a formalized information security awareness offerings
  • Represent the Security Operations team with various stakeholders including: Infrastructure, Network, Development, Governance, Legal, Security Automation to drive remediation of identified risks, endorse preventative solutions gather requirements, and influence stakeholders to reduce risk and maintain security alignment to corporate and or industry requirements.
  • 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.
  • Support cloud threatintelligence program, responsible for gathering the necessary security intelligence, ensure correlation of threat intelligence with Verizon systems, analyze the resulting threat from the relevant information and then formulate actionable responses and threat mitigation to ensure the protection of Verizon's systems, customer information and brand.
  • Be aware of new security products, assist in evaluation product features and make recommendations up to and including Proof of Concepts testing.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

What we’re looking for...

You'll Need to Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • AWS Associate or Professional certification or a willingness to obtain within 6 months.

Even Better if You Have:

  • Four or more years in Security, Compliance and Risk Management, IT Audit, etc.
    • Understanding of container security and orchestration concepts and best practices (Docker, Kubernetes, Elastic Container Service)
  • Cloud Computing
    • Familiarity of 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.
  • Awareness of cloud consoles general navigation, ability to utilize CLI interface to run basic commands
  • Security Compliance Skills
    • Familiarity 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
  • Cloud Security Continuous Monitoring Solutions
    • Experience in administration/management of continuous monitoring solutions
      • Account Management: adding/removing cloud accounts
      • Signature Management: tuning of signatures, deployment of custom signatures
      • Manage continuous monitoring vendors to deliver on the needs of the business
  • DevOps
    • Familiarity with Jenkins, Ansible, JIRA, Confluence
    • Experience in agile development methodologies
  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Possesses customer centric attitude
    • 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

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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