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Verizon Communications Inc

Guardium Engineer


Applications Engineer


Alpharetta, Georgia, 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...

The Verizon Guardium Team is responsible for database monitoring throughout the entire enterprise. This is a very dynamic and highly complex environment covering on-prem, and cloud environments with highly complex platforms. We are looking for a highly-skilled, senior contributor, accountable for researching, designing and engineering data protection strategies using IBM Guardium to support the automation transformation within the Systems and Network Engineering organization here at Verizon.

The ideal candidate will have the technical skills and enjoy leading teams to deliver results that make a difference. When there are challenges, people look to you for solutions. You are very good at keeping the lines of communication open to keep things moving in the right direction. Multitasking is second nature for you, and a fast-paced, complex environment is where you thrive.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Planning and deploying GIMs, STAPs, VA, Data Classification, and other functionality of an enterprise deployment.
  • Planning and deploying additional appliances,AWS EC, RDS, ETAPs, AWS Clusters and similar components in cloud and on-prem.
  • Performing IBM Guardium Administration tasks including reviewing reports, alerts, topology.
  • Addressing data issues with the reports, customer requirements, and interfaces to and from Guardium.
  • Troubleshooting or addressing outliers and incidents and research with various teams on validity, evidence, logging, etc.
  • Working with different teams where they can bridge teams from different backgrounds together to complete tasks or solve problems.
  • Handling complex issues with Guardium components and following through until it is resolved.
  • Writing queries and alerts in Guardium to validate data and errors that are captured.
  • Writing and adjusting policies as needed to reduce traffic but retain privileged users and other key data logging.

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 working with IBM Guardium in an administration and deployment capacity.

Even better if you have one of more of the following:
  • BS in computer science, engineering or mathematics.
  • Security certifications included but not limited to CISSP, Security+, etc.
  • Guardium certifications.
  • Extensive experience in several of the following areas: Database security and activity monitoring, Database administration, Oracle, SQL, Sybase, Informix, DB2, NoSQL products
  • Cloud Experience with AWS, Oracle OCI, RDS, or others.
  • Experience working in system administration.
  • Experience in System Engineering Projects.
  • Knowledge and experience working in UNIX, Linux, and Windows environments.
  • Experience and understanding supporting mission critical and revenue generating environments involving change control procedures.
  • Guardium industry experience is a plus.
  • Understanding of networking and security concepts is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience with enterprise architecture.
  • Knowledgeable and experience with Big Data technology and environments is desirable
  • Knowledgeable and experience with cloud environments.
  • Experience with production deployments, Guardium product deployments are a bonus.
  • Project management experience is desirable.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with database environments such as Oracle, Informix, SQL Server, UDB/DB2, Informix, MySQL, Teradata and/or Sybase is desirable.

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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjc3NjY2LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif