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Verizon Communications Inc

Network Security Engineer


Network Engineer


Ashburn, Virginia, 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 Network and Security Operations Center (NSOC) is a team of skilled engineers developing unique and innovative solutions to deliver sustainable network and security services to Verizon's customers. The NSOC delivers 24x7 monitored network and security services, performs real-time monitoring, fault isolation, and incident resolution for multiple complex, and global networks. Members of the NSOC learn and adapt to the latest network and security technologies, and are encouraged to strengthen the team through sharing and collaboration. Our team partners with vendors, project managers, and engineering teams to develop, maintain, and deliver robust and scalable services to our customers. NSOC engineers are empowered to work on ad hoc projects, driving the continuous process improvement cycle, developing new efficiencies, and automation improvements for the team.

  • Administration and maintenance of industry leading security tools, performing system management, code upgrades, and rules development.
  • Conduct security vulnerability assessments including, but not limited to, vulnerability scanning, compliance auditing, impact analysis, and risk assessments using tools similar to Nessus Security Center.
  • Ensure security log flow from various security devices and appliances to the SIEM system such as ArcSight and Humio logger etc.
  • Configure advanced system views and reports within the SIEM in order to prioritize and monitor security events with the intention of analyzing and mitigating incidents before they evolve.
  • Engage in the Incident Response Lifecycle to mitigate, circumvent, and prevent attacker objectives; including the validation and authorship of use cases and functions leveraging event data, SIEM log analysis, and network data analysis tools.
  • Lead threat hunting activities across Windows, Linux, and network systems.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of network and security-related technologies in support of a multi-vendor, multi-platform environment.

Where you'll be working...

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location, Ashburn, VA.

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.
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 level security operations experience.
  • Ability to pass an extensive background check as a condition of employment.
  • Willingness to be onsite in the office daily
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% or less.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or other related discipline.
  • CISSP, CEH, Security +, or other network/security related certifications or willingness to obtain within 12 months of hire.
  • Professional (Tier II) to expert level (Tier III) experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, event collection, content development, and log data optimization
  • Vulnerability and compliance systems management, vulnerability assessment, compliance auditing, and risk analysis
  • Incident Response (IR) process, techniques, systems, and tools
  • Network security systems, architecture, and administration, to include firewalls, web proxies, content filters, and endpoint protection
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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 worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

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.YmJnZW5lcmljLjY3OTM4LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif