Verizon Senior Cloud Security Engineer in San Jose, California

What you’ll be doing...

Design and architect cloud security,CJIS(Criminal Justice Information Services) evaluation, compliance for two distinct product lines being launched as part of Verizon Smart Communities (VSC), Public Safety offering. In this role you will be leading Cloud Security from a technical perspective as well as making sure solution isCJIScompliant putting together required audits, process, verification checklist etc. The span of this role includes working across development teams, security test vendors, product management,internal auditors, external auditors, government agencies, public agencies, Department of justice standards (DOJ) standards etc.

In this role you will be a subject matter expert onCJIS, Cloud Security, Pen test etc. and guiding the whole organization at various levels. Both products offered as part of public safety portfolio requires many different integrations specifically integrating with critical information system related to public safety in place with City IT, Cloud, public utilities. This role you will be leading this integration effort from security perspective making sure data in flight, rest etc. is secured. You will also build, identify tools etc. for production security monitoring solution so that vulnerabilities/risk if any are identified and root caused as early as possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead all things security - Technical Cloud Security,CJIScompliance from the development phase to compliance to market launch.

  • Work with public agencies - cities, public utility etc. to understand security needs and make sure product meets required criteria. Each deployment/city systems are unique and hence lead each deployment from start to production commissioning,CJISapprovals etc. from a security perspective.

  • Bring in security best practices, build templates etc. so that it can be repeatedly applied.

  • Work with security vendors during security test to communicate to vendors as well to internal team and get to successful security testing approval which is MUST for product GA launch.

  • Define product validation policies so as to deliver products that meet system and project expectations.

  • Assist technical team with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems knowledge.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline or four or more years of work experience.

  • Sixor more years relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Three or more years of IT administration, operations, and maintenance experience focused on security relevant technologies; or combination of equivalent education, training, certifications.

  • Public Safety expertise with special emphasis in CJIS auditing and process / procedure creation.

  • Familiarity with NIST. FISMA, FedRAMP and ISO information security standards.

  • Strong working knowledge of CJIS (Criminal Justice Information Security) requirements, policies and procedures.

  • Strong working knowledge of data and network security technologies and familiarity with systems hardware and software.

  • Knowledge of Cloud (AWS and/or Azure) security principles and best practices.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems security principles and best practices.

  • Knowledge of Linux Operating Systems security principles and best practices.

  • Knowledge of IT vulnerabilities and protection methods.

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Analytic and problem-solving abilities with attention to detail; demonstrates accuracy, looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

  • Certification in one of the following would factor highly:

  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) with applicable domains

  • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

  • CompTIA Security+

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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