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Verizon Senior System Security Architect in Bedminster, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

Global Network & Technology (GN&T) Security Planning is seeking a Senior System Security Architectto support architecture and roadmap development for Verizon’s key systems such as its 4G/5G networks, intelligent Edge Network (iEN), IoT networks and devices, and big data/cloud. The Senior System Security Architect will use their domain-specific knowledge of security engineering (crypto, TPM, memory protection, system design, supply chain, etc.) to ensure Verizon has managed all significant security risks and eliminated redundant security capabilities. The SME will also work with academic and research institutions to identify and mitigate long-term security threats affecting software development.

As a member of the Domain SME team, you will work in a fast-paced environment focused on planning and managing security risk for Verizon’s most critical systems. You will interact with the engineers building and operating key systems, security engineering and operations teams, and the Verizon CISO organization to ensure the team’s recommendations address operational considerations. You will support the System SME team in GN&T Security Planning to ensure to ensure architectures and roadmaps for Verizon’s key systems account for all security engineering considerations. You will ensure the team collaborates with vendors and the broader security community to stay up to speed on the latest security developments and ensure their future capabilities align with Verizon’s needs.


  • Lead multiple large-scale efforts for architectures related to security engineering. Define objectives, technical work, and timeline for developing security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements.

  • Exercise considerable judgement while developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements - complex problems that will require creativity.

  • Support development of security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements for key Verizon systems.

  • Build relationships with program, engineering, operations, security, and CISO teams to understand how to develop plans that effectively manage Verizon’s security risks.

  • Communicate progress, findings, and ensure succesfull handoff of deliverables to program and operational teams.

  • Build domain knowledge of Verizon’s environment to understand long-term risk areas that will develop as the systems evolve

  • Provide thought leadership by participating in network and security forums and collaborating with academic and research institutions.

What we’re looking for...

You will 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 a STEM field, (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering preferred). Master’s degree preferred.

  • 7+ years of experience related to computer or network security.

  • Experience in security engineering and its functional components such as crypto, TPM, memory protection, and system design.

  • Extremely strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently on multiple high priority projects without significant direction from management.

  • Ability to manage multiple large-scale, high-visibility, complex technical projects.

  • Extremely strong problem-solving skills.

  • Familiarity with the security domains of software development, IAM, network/asset/data security, assessment, testing, and operations.

  • Familiarity with key Verizon system areas such as LTE, 5G, routing, switching, optical networks, IoT, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, etc.

  • Familiarity and practical experience building security architectures, roadmaps, and program requirements.

  • Willingness to travel upto 25%


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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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