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Verizon Communications Inc

Network Security Engineer ( 564283-1B )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Boston, Massachusetts, 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 across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Security Engineer will provide delivery leadership and pre-sales support within the Cyber Defense consultancy team primarily aligned to clients in the USA region.
Provide the lead in major delivery projects acting as a security design authority and team lead, ensuring that solutions remain in scope and are aligned to agreed business requirements, appropriate delivery methodologies are followed and that effective governance is applied.

  • Delivery of smaller stand-alone projects as required.
  • Provide support and guidance to consultants working on other PSS projects.
  • Provide peer reviews of HLD, LLD and other project documentation as required.
  • Work with internal and external stake holders to understand business requirements and prepare appropriate technical solution designs at both high and low levels.
  • Work with the Verizon sales teams to help define end-client business requirements and associated security services solutions.
  • Support the definition, scope and estimation of PSS security services.
  • Attend client meetings where applicable.
  • Support the preparation of RFP responses and SOWs in areas that relate directly to PSS security services.
  • Support and actively participate in the business development of the practice by identifying additional business opportunities within the current client base.
  • Make a contribution to the on-going development of PSS security services to ensure that they reflect current industry best practice and trends and remain aligned to customer requirements and expectations.
  • Act as a mentor to less experienced members of the PSS team.
  • Support the practice lead in local management activities.
  • Maintain day to day records of project work to allow accurate billing and reporting of consultancy time.
  • Maintain effective network of business contacts within Verizon and their partner community.
  • Maintain and grow knowledge to ensure this maintains fully relevant to the security services practice and its clients.

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.
  • Experience with three or more of the following: Network FWs particularly NGFW including Palo Alto and Fortinet; Infrastructure firewalls: Cisco ASA, Check Point & Juniper; Security Devices: Bluecoat Proxy (preferred), F5 ASM, Zscaler, Cisco IronPort; IDP/IPS: FirePower/Sourcefire IPS/IDS (preferred), McAfee; Vulnerability Scanners: Skybox, Nessus, Nikto, Qualys; APT: FireEye, Palo Alto WildFire; Bluecoat Solara; Identity & Access Management: Cisco ISE.
  • Experience building, maintaining, reviewing all configurations/settings/policies on chosen technologies.
  • Experience of multi-vendor, managed outsourcing environments.
  • Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, routing, switching, WAN, LAN.
  • Experience participating in network & system security projects to provide: Business requirements analysis and support for Solutions Architects. Production of detailed infrastructure designs including physical and virtual aspects of security components.
  • Vendor specific engineering certifications (e.g. Palo Alto CNSE, Cisco CCNA Security).
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Excellent technical and non-technical skills.
  • Experience working with operational environments following ITIL frameworks.
  • Ability to review processes and procedures – and improve them.
  • Experience with the migration of complex legacy infrastructures to new managed security services platforms.
  • CISSP or equivalent.
  • CISM.
  • GIAC.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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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).