Lead Network Security Engineering Specialist
Cary , North Carolina
December 14, 2017

What you’ll be doing...

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility will be providing Incident, Change and Problem Management support for large enterprise security environments composed of multiple security vendor products in a 24 x 7 X 365 Converged Security Operations Center.
  • Emphasis on troubleshooting security device operating systems and security configuration policies for firewalls, load balancers, proxies, application proxies, remote access services, intrusion systems and other network security services is required.
  • When performing incident management once assigned to an Incident ticket, the Engineer will take ownership and follow/track the issues to resolution and/or handoff the issue successfully when the shift ends.
  • Will engage and work effectively with technical staff members (network teams, server teams, application teams, third party vendors, etc.) on a variety of security vendor products as required to resolve customer incidents / issues.
  • You will troubleshoot all issues by using available tools including, but not limited to, vendor specific solutions, log files and in-house custom scripted solutions.

What we’re looking for...

Computer Science Degree (or equivalent work experience) and 2 to 4 years experience in operations and/or security.

Must also have knowledge of industry security standards and where to find information on related topics. This engineer should have good understanding of networking technologies, eg. Cisco routers and switches, etc. Must have experience with both physical and network/host level security being able to interpret and troubleshoot using the OSI model standards.

Must have a basic understanding of:

  • Blue Coat Proxies
  • F5 Load balancers, GTM, APM, and ASM
  • Check Point – all makes and models
  • Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Cisco ISE
  • Cisco CSS Load Balancers
  • Cisco ACE Firewalls
  • Cisco Iron Port Proxies
  • IDS / IPS
  • Palo Alto UTM
  • Fortinet UTM
  • Juniper Firewalls
  • Juniper SSL VPN concentrators
  • Tipping Point Intrusion products

Ideal candidate will have strong understanding of industry trends in all areas of Information Security. Experience working in 24 x 7 X 365 center with complex, high transaction, high availability environments. Must be available to work various shifts when required, usually 3 month assignments.

Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Internal Applicants must have system knowledge including GCM, ESP, ETMS, and SMARTS. Must be able to collaborate with teams within and outside of the security operation center group. ITIL Certification must obtain within the first year of hire.

Even better if you have...

  • Palo Alto - ACE
  • Check Point – CCSA / CCSE
  • JNCIA- Juniper Networks Certified Associate Junos (JNCIA-Junos)
  • Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC)
  • Blue Coat - Blue Coat Certified ProxySG Administrator (BCCPA)
  • F5 Essentials / Advance Certs - F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator
  • F5-CA Certification
  • ITIL – Version 2/3

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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