What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is a Fortune 500 company and prides in servicing 99% of Fortune 500 companies as well as Government Agencies around the world. In Canberra, we run a key business unit - the Government Security Operations Centre (GSOC) that supports a number of Australian Government departments.

Our operations centre is focused around collaboration and success and you will be a part of a skilled operations team managing dynamic multi-tenanted and dedicated secure gateway environments. We are currently seeking a Senior Security Engineer. The role is within the Operations Design and Engineering group working with internal stakeholders, external parties and customers to realize the potential of the services we are engaged to provide.

You'll play a key role in helping to drive the direction for the business, service and product roadmaps, capacity and availability management of infrastructure and overall solution architecture for new designs and solutions across the Government SOC environments.

  • Assist with the overall technical platform’s architecture and design within the GSOC environment, ensuring compliance with ISM/PSPF and contractual requirements.
  • Assist with Engineering work needed to deliver Projects, including drafting Designs and Implementation Plans or executing Changes within the GSOC environment.
  • Help develop the Architecture, Program of Work, Product and Service Road-maps for the GSOC environment and ensure that they remain compliant and functionally appropriate.
  • As a part of the Product Lifecycle and selection process, perform detailed Product evaluations in conjunction with Vendors, Partners and staff to support new products/services and features.
  • Drive discussions with the customer through onsite technical workshop to showcase the value of the Verizon Gateway environment.
  • Support Operations and Engineering resources with technical advice and mentoring as required
  • Identify opportunities to automate and simplify the GSOC environment and work with appropriate stakeholders to have ideas implemented.
  • Understand the threat posture for managed gateway environments, and the needs of our customers related to ensuring the environment remains secure.

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.
  • Active security clearance - Minimum NV1 level security clearance.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree, majoring in Computer Science, Electrical, Computer, Communications or System Engineering, or related fields. Ideally, your Master's degree.
  • Five or more years of hands on technical IT Security experience, with a strong emphasis on the operation of firewalls in a secure environment including hands on networking with a focus on data communications.
  • Two or more years of experience in the design and deployment of Internetworks, in both government and commercial environments.
  • Working knowledge with the following Vendors platforms Palo Alto, Juniper, CISCO, McAfee, Checkpoint, VMware, F5, Dell, EMC, Puppet and Nutanix.
  • Experience with the development of business cases to support the implementation of advanced IT solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Deep technical expertise in networking, security, virtualization, cloud including relevant certifications (e.g. CCNA / SANS / VMware).
  • Strong knowledge of the Australian Government Information Security Manual, along with ISO 9001/27001 standards.
  • Previous work with the following technologies: AWS / AZURE, SMTP, HTTP/S, DNS, IPSEC/SSL VPN’s, IPv6, TCP/IP and associated monitoring tools.
  • Industry certifications.

Why Verizon?

As well as an attractive package, you can look forward to excellent prospects for career progression in our expanding business. We are a business that invests in its people. Verizon spends more than $275 million on employee training, development and tuition. Our work culture and drive for diversity have earned us various awards, to name a few - "Top 50 Employers list" by Equal Opportunity Magazine, "Top companies for Executive Women" by the National Association for Female Executives and Training magazine's "Hall of Fame".

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 recognize 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.

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.