What you’ll be doing...

We’re seeking highly technical cloud computing security experts with DevOps automation experience to work on enabling a secure foundation for hosting critical workloads in our Multi-Cloud Platforms. As a member of Verizon’s Cloud Security Engineering team, you will work to embrace cloud-based technologies across multiple providers (e.g., AWS, Oracle OCI, Google GCP) supporting differing service categories (e.g., IaaS, SaaS, PaaS). The IT Security team requires security skilled staff to support the demands of the business and to care for our customer base. Our Cloud Security Automation Developers will work with our application developers to bring the most secure cloud platform to bear on their problems through automated, repeatable processes.

While you must be able to communicate effectively with our customers to help them understand security issues and solutions as well as continuous delivery/Cloud concepts, this is very much a “hands-on” role. You will be expected to create automated solutions with Cloud Formation, Terra Form, Ansible, Jenkins and other DevOps tools. While effective and articulate communication is essential, being able to breathe life into those ideas with code is equally critical. You will be expected to Evolve and strengthen the DevSecOps discipline with “Security as Code” to implement code-based preventive, detective, and reactive controls in the Public Cloud to ensure compliance to CPI-810 Policies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing security automation and APIs in the Public Cloud across the key pillars of security (i.e., IAM, CICD Security, Security Logging, Incident Response, Data Protection, Compliance Validation). Security Analytics, Vulnerability Management, Platform and Application Threat Modeling, etc.
  • Collaborating with Security Platform and Services Teams to build and integrate existing security solutions.
  • Becoming proficient with corporate and industry security requirements.
  • Working closely and collaboratively with Information Security Officers (ISOs), IT Portfolios, and Business units to support their needs.
  • Acting as an advocate of information security policies, standards and as a mechanism to enable the business effectively while managing risk appropriately.
  • Driving the mitigation of reported risks from continuous monitoring solutions.
  • Gaining deep security-level knowledge of cloud environments, and continuous monitoring solutions to understand and explain security risks and mitigation techniques.
  • Partnering with enterprise teams to establish preventative controls to support compliance via automation.
  • Assisting in the implementation of a formalized information security awareness offerings.
  • Representing the Security Automation team with various stakeholders including App Development, Compliance, Legal, Cloud Engineering to gather requirements; negotiating acceptance of security controls, and influence stakeholders to adopt security controls.
  • Engaging with all levels of leadership to gather requirements and build appropriate cloud security technology roadmaps and implementation plans.

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.
  • Experience in Information Security or Information Technology.
  • Two or more years of experience with AWS/Public Cloud (AWS, Google or Oracle Cloud Certified).
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript (Essential) Ruby, Bash, Go.
  • AWS SDK and CLI.
  • JSON/CloudFormation/Terraform.
  • Linux and Windows System Administration.
  • Experience with Security Services in AWS such as IAM, KMS, VPC, Security Groups, AWS Inspector.
  • Experience in at least four of the ten security epics across Data Protection, Compliance Validation, Vulnerability Analysis, Network Security, Infrastructure Security, CICD Security, Identity and Access Management, Logging and Monitoring, Incident Response, Big Data and Analytics, and Resiliency.
  • Experience with Management Services such as CloudWatch, Lambda and AWS Config.
  • Experience of Infrastructure and Platform Services such as EC2, RDS etc.
  • Knowledge and Skills with Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, and Container .
  • Experience with JIRA.
  • Experience with Test Automation Tools such as Ruby, Server Spec, etc.
  • Experience with Jenkins, Ansible, Gitlab, Confluence.


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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