What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Business Product Organization provides product management and architecture expertise across a multi-vendor, multi-tower, and complex portfolio of products and services in support of our Verizon Business Group (VBG) customers. Our customers range from small business to Fortune 100 multinational corporations, span nearly every major industry on the globe, and include public and private sectors. Creating and maintaining relevant products, platforms, and services of such breadth and depth is no small task, and it requires the best people in the industry… and the best company, to make it happen.

As the MTIPS QA Lab Manager working in the Verizon MTIPS Product lab, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining one of our most important assets: the testbeds that make our Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) and Trusted Internet Connections (TIC 3.0) program successful. You will interact with many internal and external teams and partners, collaborate on solutions to solve complex problems, and ensure platforms remain ready to create the solutions our Public Sector customers count on.

Responsibilities:

  • The QA Lab Manager is responsible for day-to-day operations of Verizon MTIPS Product rapid prototyping facilities including user support, software updates, hardware maintenance, inventory control, standards adherence and general lab upkeep. Thorough understanding of lab infrastructure, hands on, working knowledge with copper/fiber cabling, rack and stack and configuration of multi-vendor, multi-platform telecommunications devices will ensure that you are able to adapt quickly to changing requirements to support test cases. Experience with service provider technologies and services is preferred.
  • Security Lab Manager to support the feature, performance, operations and production testing of a multi-tenant, high performance network security platform.
  • Execute network routing programs, cloud and virtualization architectures and security engineering principles, frameworks and architectures.  In this role the individual will support the testing of equipment and configurations to validate functional capabilities and performance of network and security designs before deployment to the production environment.
  • Configuring network and security equipment, the implementation of security policy, the development of test plans and test procedures and the writing of reports documenting the results of the test.
  • The individual will be supporting a lab environment that is a replica of the production environment.  The lab engineer will implement the lab network and security devices to reflect the production environment and test equipment and configurations to validate equipment performance. The individual will be developing test plan documents that identify the testing requirements, scenarios, methodologies and configurations to be tested.  The individual will configure the lab, run the tests and document the results of the testing in a testing summary document. The individual will additionally responsible for testing specific customer policies within the environment to determine the impact to the production environment.
  • The individual will also be responsible for identifying hardware, software and tools requirements needed including the creation of a bill of materials and associated budget.
  • Utilize understanding of Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) and Trusted Internet Connections (TIC 3.0) program requirements, market competition, and associated compliance validation process (gsa.gov/tic).
  • Utilizeu nderstanding of network and security protocols and concepts include IP routing, BGP, VLAN, authentication, access control, audit, configuration management, patch management, vulnerability management and asset management.  The individual should have a strong background working with IPSec, SSL, PKI, key management, Physical Security, Network Security, Correlation Tools, Vulnerability Scanning Tools and Information Assurance.

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.
  • Ability to pass a Public Trust Security Clearance.

Event better if you have:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related technical discipline.
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification and relevant Cisco, Splunk, Arcsight, FireEye, A10, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Gigamon, McAfee, Tripwire or other certifications.
  • 7 or moreyears of direct relevant network engineering security design/lab engineering or operational experience.
  • Experience with structured fiber and copper cabling, cable termination, cable management, and adherence to guidelines for maintaining clean cable runs
  • Experience with managing inventory, asset tracking, shipping and receiving records, purchasing information, etc.
  • Experience with racking and stacking new equipment and ensuring environmental, electrical, and facility requirements are met
  • Engineering experience across a plethora of vendors and associated technologies which could include: routing, switching, security, WAN optimization, Wi-Fi, and 4G/5G cellular
  • Knowledge of public and private cloud, virtualization, orchestration, and managed services
  • Experience maintaining lab infrastructure including: user databases, software repositories, network infrastructure, server infrastructure, and associated applications
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Experience leading small interorganizational teams toward a common goal
  • Experience across a range of industries which could include: Finance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Public Sector, Small Business, etc.
  • Experience in next-generation technologies including: Zero Trust, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Software Defined Networking (SDN), Multicloud, and/or Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC), particularly in a Managed Services (MSP) or Telecommunications/Service Provider setting.

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