Verizon Senior Principal Security Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

Job Description:As a Technical Program Manager for the Network Security Services team, you will lead, manage, and implement strategic and tactical programs to secure Verizon networks, business, and customers. You will work in a cross-functional flexible environment to facilitate and define solutions for improving Verizon’s network security posture. You will provide analysis and support for the various teams within Network Security Services as well as other Network and Security teams.


  • Using your experience in managing network security solutions, you will manage cross-functional programs, driving both internal and customer facing initiatives to successful conclusion.

  • Facilitate communication and work in partnership with multiple teams.

  • Provide briefings at various levels.

  • Identify, own, and drive resolutions to gaps in existing postures and processes.

  • Provide response and analysis during network security events.

  • Assess and manage scope of work across the projects.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree

  • 10+ years of experience in cybersecurity

  • Experience using Splunk and other analysis tools

  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts

  • Understanding of network threats such as DDoS

  • Experience in security risk analysis and assessment

  • CISSP or other security certification

  • Ability to work in an adaptive and agile environment

  • Familiarity with Agile tools and concepts

  • Experience successfully managing large technical projects with positive security impact within a global environment

  • Experience in a cross functional leadership role with understanding of how business and technical requirements interweave to create solutions

  • Knowledge of technical product and IT development lifecycle within a global enterprise environment

  • Ability to manage and balance business and technical requirements

  • Knowledge of large scale programs with end to end accountability

  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders including highly technical teams, business owners, and senior executives

  • Must be highly organized with an ability to manage competing priorities

  • Demonstrated organization and project management skills

  • Experience with business case creation, funding, purchasing, and logistics

  • Familiarity with Verizon networks


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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