What you’ll be doing...

Join our Application Security team where you will conduct or participate in application layer penetration testing of key, critical web applications, including the exploitation of security vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and Unencrypted Authentication, methodologies, custom tests and tools to subvert the applications’ runtime or logical security controls to provide accurate assessments of Verizon’s application security posture across all LOBs and organizations.

  • Create security vulnerability reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences
  • Identify and document security gaps or vulnerabilities in applications, and processes, and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate course of action to strengthen Verizon’s application security posture
  • Develop or maintain methodologies and standards to enhance Verizon’s dynamic application pen testing teaming processes

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with Application Security.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience with system and application security threats and vulnerabilities and secure configuration management techniques, software debugging principles, software design tools, methods, and techniques, software development models (e.g., Waterfall Model, Spiral Model).
  • Knowledge of secure coding techniques.
  • Knowledge of application security, application security vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques.
  • Experience with software related information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., modularization, layering, abstraction, data hiding, and simplicity/minimization).
  • Grasp of critical infrastructure systems with information technology that were designed without system security considerations.
  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth).
  • Knowledge of security architecture concepts and enterprise architecture reference models.
  • Experience in conducting application penetration tests and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems.
  • Experience in developing and applying security system access controls.
  • Experience in discerning the protection needs (i.e., security controls) of information systems and networks.
  • Experience in integrating black box security testing tools into quality assurance process of software releases.
  • Experience in secure test plan design (e. g. unit, integration, system, and acceptance).
  • Ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).
  • Excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.

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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