Cloud Security Analyst
Irving , Texas
October 18, 2017

What you’ll be doing...

As a member of Verizon’s Cloud Security Integration Services you will enable the team in its goals of embracing cloud based technologies across multiple providers (Amazon, Google, Azure etc.) supporting differing service categories (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS), IT Security team requires security skilled staff to support the demands of the business and to care for our customer base.

Evolve and strengthen the DevSecOps discipline with “Security as Code” to implement code based preventive, detective and reactive controls in the Public Cloud to ensure compliance to CPI-810 Policies

Develop Security automation and APIs in the Public Cloud across the key pillars of security namely IAM, CICD Security, Security Logging, Incident Response, Data Protection, and Compliance Validation. Security Analytics, Vulnerability Management, Platform and Application Threat Modeling etc.

Collaborate with Security Platform and Services Teams to build and integrate existing security solutions.


The candidate will need to become proficient with corporate and industry security requirements. While working closely and collaborating with the Information Security Officers (ISOs), IT Portfolio and Business units to support their needs. Act as an advocate of information security policies, standards and as a mechanism to enable the business effectively while managing risk appropriately.

Additional responsibilities will include interaction with cloud security vendors & products (i.e. Evident.I.O., Dome-9, Redlock. I.O., etc) for responsible IT portfolios. Managing the addition/deletion of cloud accounts, ensuring continuous monitoring. Maintaining signature management and tuning. Vendor management to meet the needs of the business as well as producing the proper scorecards and related metrics to keep the stakeholders updated with weekly reporting communications.

Apply deep security-level knowledge of cloud environments, continuous monitoring solutions to understand and explain security risks and mitigation techniques. Partnering with enterprise teams to establish preventative controls to support compliance via automation. Stay current on cloud security policies, standards, regulations, and best practices. Assist in the implementation of a formalized information security awareness offerings. Support annual renewal and budgeting needs.

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.
  • Information security or related work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Certification in AWS, CCSP, CISSP.
  • Cloud Computing:
    • Familiarity of Infrastructure and Platform Services such as IAM, compute (i.e. EC2, GCE), AWS Key Management Service/Google Cloud Key Management Service, storage (volume/object) etc.
    • Knowledge with native cloud security services AWS Trusted Advisor, Amazon Inspector/Google Cloud Security Scanner
    • Understanding of monitoring tools such as AWS CloudWatch/Google Cloud Monitoring, Splunk etc.
    • Awareness with Management Services such as AWS CloudWatch/Google Cloud Monitoring, AWS Lambda/Google Cloud Functions and AWS Config
  • Security Compliance Skills:
    • Familiarity with cloud security frameworks CSA, NIST, ISO, CIS etc.
    • Technical skills to identify and assess cloud security vulnerabilities and risks
    • Expertise in researching & evaluating identified vulnerabilities and risks pose to the organization’s information and systems
    • Produce and provide appropriate reporting to stakeholders (owners)
  • Cloud Security Continuous Monitoring Solutions:
    • Demonstrated experience in administration/management of continuous monitoring solutions
      • Signature Management: tuning of standard signatures, deployment of custom signatures
      • Manage continuous monitoring vendors to deliver on the needs of the business
  • Soft Skills:
    • Can do, customer centric attitude
    • High collaboration and influence skills
    • Willingness to share and learn from others
    • Excels in written and verbal communication skill
    • Ability to adapt/accept dynamic and changing environment
    • Ability to comply with any regulatory requirements

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

A little about us:
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