What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s Customer Router Security team is responsible, among other things, for the design, development, and support of the company’s DDoS mitigation platform: DDoS Shield. The team is seeking a Senior Engineer/Project Manager to lead the DDoS Shield development process in an Agile fashion. This position will lead stand-up calls, planning/grooming session, demos, retrospectives, as well as work with the Product Marketing Team in resolving customer issues. The ideal candidate will also have solid knowledge of networking infrastructure in which to lead engineering discussions or troubleshoot issues. This position will project manage key security initiatives that impact network assets and applications that are managed and supported by the Network Operations teams.

  • Scoping Network Security projects, project planning, execution, and implementation for complex projects involving multiple security teams or platforms, and cross organizational functions.
  • Your primary focus will be the DDoS Shield multi-million dollar product initiative. You will be responsible for overseeing Product stories through Engineering design, implementation, and Operational support.
  • You will work closely with and be integrated into the Engineering network security team.
  • Develop project plans and schedules.
  • Project reporting as well as regular status reporting on the progress of initiatives.
  • Effectively liaison between multiple departments and all functions related to the project to plan, prioritize, and manage workload and timelines.
  • Work closely with security support teams and Operations to ensure projects are being implemented in a way that supports business processes.
  • Coach Operations on key security initiatives and processes
  • Provide motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle and effectively reconcile conflicts where needed.
  • Manage communications between the project team and key stakeholders.
  • Escalate risks, issues, changes and decisions to management and business counterparts throughout project life cycles.
  • Work closely with our Portal vendor to ensure key milestones are met.

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.
  • Network Engineering and/or Routing and Switching experience.

Even better If you have:

  • Experience and background in Network, Information Technology, and/or Security within telecommunications with work history over the last 3+ years in a product development or developer role preferred
  • Experience as Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Agile Project/Program Manager with a proven track record to drive solutions to completion and maintain schedules
  • Demonstrated practice of Agile Mindset
  • Working knowledge of JIRA
  • Ability to work in an adaptive and agile environment
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Understanding of network threats such as DDoS
  • Excellent documentation and organization skills.
  • High organizational skills with the ability to multitask, take direction, prioritize, and manage multiple activities / tasks to achieve objectives.
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Capability to present and communicate to both superiors and peers. Job will require clear and concise written and verbal briefings on potentially complex security-related and technical projects.
  • Experience building, updating, and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Ability to translate large complex requirements to understandable deliverables.
  • Ability to learn a technology and leverage that knowledge to understand implications or potential pitfalls of a project
  • Ability to communicate security concepts and technical details in easily understood language.
  • System, network, and application security knowledge and expertise.
  • Candidate must be a creative and resourceful problem solver.

Preferred Education / Training / Certifications:

  • Project Management Certification (PMP)
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • CISSP or other security certifications


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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