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Verizon Communications Inc

Military Fellowship-Principal Architect-Solutions Architect

Government and Military



Richardson, Texas, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

"Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Fellowship Programs"

The Verizon Business Group Technology Solutions team is on the lookout for an exceptional Security engineer to join our Customer Technology Center (CTC) team. The candidate will use their security knowledge and hands on skills to lead the security practice for the CTC team.

As a Principal Architect (PA), you will be responsible for acting as a technical security expert in the area of network security, application security, and emerging technology security. You will gather customer requirements, design solutions, and prove the solution viability through lab Proof of Concepts. The Security PA is responsible for staying abreast of the latest industry trends and best practices:

  • Build lab environments, run test cases, document results, and present to the customer, sales, and presales community.
  • Assist with the development of as-built documentation for lab testing environments and provide physical and technical assistance to lab engineers.
  • Make presentations, with deep technical and design experience.
  • Bring the technology's business value by being the hands-on person executing proofs of concept (POC).

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • "Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Fellowship Programs"

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Knowledge of Security and risk management.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Security Architecture and engineering.
  • Knowledge of Network Security components design principles.
  • Knowledge of the latest trends and best practices in Security operations and lifecycle.
  • Experience with Network Security tools and protocols.
  • Experience with: Visio, G-Suite, Jive, Atlassian Confluence, UML.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • MS in Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Substantial knowledge of Cloud technologies, Network, and IoT Security Models
  • Knowledge and interest in emerging technologies (AI/ML, AR/VR, blockchain, robotics, IoT, etc.) and how security intersects these fields.
  • Industry Security Certification: I.E. CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GPEN, OSCP, CASP+, GSE
  • Six or more years of experience in designing and implementing complex security solutions.
  • Advanced Security design and implementation skills in Data and IP Network Services
  • Advanced security design and implementation skills for Software Development, APIs, and NetDevOps.
  • Demonstrated teamwork & collaboration skills to work across organizations.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills to develop quick yet sound solutions to resolve complex issues.
  • Demonstrate self-direction, self-motivation, self-initiative, and work autonomously.
  • Experience with presentation and value proposition skills.
  • Proficiency in Lab Testing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High attention to detail and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work on a team locally and remote.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjAzNzc5LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif