What you’ll be doing...

As a senior member of the enterprise Red Team, you will be responsible to lead in the design and execution of campaign based security testing for Verizon, covering multiple types of targets. Successful applicants must be capable of evaluating environments, applications, systems or processes to discover weaknesses, and subsequently leverage those discoveries into actionable real world attack strategies.

The successful candidate will possess an effective aptitude in security of operating systems, networking and protocols, firewalls, databases and middleware applications, forensics, scripting and programing with the ability to mentor and lead junior technical testers and effectively translate highly technical information to internal customers in a way that supports CIS and broader Verizon goals.


  • Perform and lead a full scope of Red Team testing; including network penetration, web and mobile application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, social-engineering testing, and IDS/IPS/HIDS/HIPS evasion techniques.
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences.
  • Helps define the Red Team strategy to further enhance the company’s security posture. Effectively communicate findings and strategy to client stakeholders including technical staff, executive leadership, and legal counsel.
  • Provide risk-appropriate and pragmatic recommendations to correct vulnerabilities found.
  • Configure and safely utilize attacker tools, tactics, and procedures for Verizon environments.
  • Develop scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance Verizon’s red teaming processes.
  • Assist with scoping and leading exercises.
  • Drives technical oversight and mentors less experienced staff during penetration and analysis efforts.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to advance the defensive capabilities of the team and its subsequent ability to defend the Verizon Enterprise.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in a technical field.
  • Six or more years of experience in two or more of the following:
    • Network penetration testing and manipulation of network infrastructure.
    • Mobile and/or web application assessments.
    • Email, phone, or physical social-engineering assessments.
    • Shell scripting or automation of simple tasks using Perl, Python, or Ruby.
    • Developing, extending, or modifying exploits, shellcode or exploit tools.
    • Source code review for control flow and security flaws.
    • Experience with Red, Blue, or Purple teaming exercises.
  • Strong knowledge of tools used for wireless, web application, and network security testing, such as Kali Linux, Metasploit, Burp suite, Core Impact, Cobalt Strike, Nessus, Web Inspect, and Scuba.
  • Knowledge of common hosting environments such as containerization platforms (e.g., Docker and Kubernetes) and virtual machines running under hypervisors.
  • An implementation level knowledge with all common classes of modern exploitation such as: XSS, XMLi, SQLi, etc
  • Knowledge of network protocols, data on the wire, and covert channels.
  • Mastery of Unix/Linux/Mac/Windows operating systems, including bash and Powershell.
  • Programming skills as well as the ability to read and assess applications written in multiple languages, such as JAVA, .NET, C#, or others.
  • Industry certifications such as OSCP/OSCE, OSWE, GPEN, GCIH, GWAPT, or GXPN.
  • A continuous learner; with a desire to stay current on security trends, tool, technologies and best practices.


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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