What you’ll be doing...

The Network Security team within Verizon Global Network Management is seeking a highly technical Network Security Engineer to work on our team ensuring the operational security of next-generation Verizon networks supporting exciting new products like 5G.Security Engineers in this role will use their experience and knowledge of physical and virtual network element security and technologies to define and maintain security-relevant configuration devices comprising Verizon's Network. In addition to the technical work of looking at equipment configuration or network architectures, this individual will also be responsible for working across security teams, network planning teams, and engineering teams to ensure that the configuration is consistent with Verizon's operational security model.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field or related discipline.
  • Experience with security-related protocols and configuration
  • Knowledge with routing protocols such as ISIS, OSPF, and BGP
  • Knowledge of methods of data collection from network equipment (SNMP, netflow, BMP, gRPC)
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting protocols like RADIUS, TACACS+, and LDAP
  • Use of Virtual Routing and Forwarding tables (VRFs) to segment network traffic
  • Access control lists (ACLs) and firewall filters
  • IP networking and routing protocol experience
  • Protocol-level understanding of IP traffic: UDP, TCP, ICMP and fundamental higher-layer protocols like DNS and HTTP
  • Fundamental automation skills: Python or similar language experience, use of version-control systems like GIT.
  • Comfortable using Linux/UNIX environments.
  • Network Security certifications such as CISSP.
  • Experience searching and building reporting using Splunk or ElasticSearch/Logstash/Kibana.
  • Experience using APIs and other equipment configuration interfaces like netconf.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.



When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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