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What you’ll be doing...

This role is part of the CIS Public Sector organization and will be responsible for the VBG Security Engineering compliance, solutions, and deployments for high profile Government agencies.

  • Define the development of technical solutions that incorporate communications network isolation, domain boundary protections, enhanced cybersecurity capabilities, security monitoring and developing solutions for operational security improvement.
  • Devise end to end security designs to meet agency compliance requirements. This includes engineering to support FISMA, the NIST RMF, ISO/IEC/IEEE and agency requirements.
  • Establish security boundaries, security domains, trust domains that incorporate the security controls to meet the 16 NIST control families identified in NIST 800-53 rev 5 addressing all technical and program security controls.
  • Support risk mitigation for the agency to ensure the appropriate security posture is in place.
  • Evolve the environment to a future cyber security technologies to provide enhanced situational awareness for the customer.
  • Validate the security designs and solutions in a lab environment. Ensure operations with core components including active directory, PKI certificate authority, key management and other components of the supported architecture.

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.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience with direct relevant security design/lab engineering or operational experience.
  • Capability to be self-motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.
  • Technical skills including expert level routing and networking, a strong knowledge of operating systems and an expert understanding of security devices that include FW, IDS, advanced malware, etc.
  • Knowledge of security compliance frameworks including CPI 810, NIST 800-53 rev 5, NIST 800-37 rev 2, NIST 800-160 rev 1 and ISO Security Standards.
  • Knowledge of securing network and communications platforms to ensure isolation and domain boundary protections.
  • Knowledge of developing enhanced security services, security monitoring and security event logging.
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and procedures and be able to apply these principles to the security designs that are developed.
  • A Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification and relevant Cisco, Splunk, Arcsight, FireEye, A10, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Gigamon, McAfee, Tripwire or other certifications.
  • Ability to obtain a Government Suitability clearance.



Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401 (k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives,we’ve got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the compensation range for this position is between $128,000 and $238,000 based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience.  This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part-time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.