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What you’ll be doing...

The Network Security Transport Security Policy(TSPA) team is seeking a Security Engineer specializing in Fortinet VPN and associated duties. As a Security Engineer, your duties will focus on the TSPA Fortinet infrastructure, including the plan, build, and run responsibilities. Candidates must be detail-oriented and must be able to work well in a team environment.

  • Plan, build, run responsibility for the TSPA Fortinet infrastructure including: design/architecture, software installation and upgrades, maintenance of lab environment.
  • Maintain Fortinet vendor relationship.
  • Provide input for budget forecasting; manage capital and expense spending to stay in line with budget forecasts.
  • Provide support for key projects that require vendor turn-up/turn-down (i.e. ENAM).
  • Perform configuration changes as needed based on customer/sponsor requests.
  • Tier 3 support for customer-impacting events; serve as liaison to downstream customer-facing teams (i.e. EDN Operations).
  • Ensure appropriate logging is enabled for troubleshooting and analysis.

Where you'll be working...
In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Knowledge of IPSEC and other network protocols.
  • Prior experience with the Fortinet product suite (Fortigate, FortiAnalyzer, FortiManager, etc).
  • Network administration experience, including software deployment, updates, and patching.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Critical thinking and information assessment.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Cooperation skills and working well with others.
  • Team collaboration skills.


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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).