Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Waltham


What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.
We have an immediate need for a Manager, Network Operations. This role leads a team of IT professionals responsible for the design, management and implementation of critical business-facing networks and telephony systems. The role requires knowledge of enterprise networking technologies and related industry leading solutions along with strong leadership, troubleshooting, critical thinking and analytical skills.
Provide vision, communication, development and leadership to a team of IT professionals
Supervise a team responsible for design, implementation and management of a wide range of network technologies specified below
Set goals, establish/communicate strategy, maintain accountability, inspire and motivate and establish/monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) for a team of IT professionals
Manage, design and develop scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures to meet business objectives and SLAs
Identify, diagnose and resolve complex hardware, software and connectivity issues reported by the business
Coordinate and work together with other members of technology staff on multiple concurrent cross-functional initiatives and projects
Manage all aspects of Verizon Telematics network, including switching, routing, firewall administration, and the enforcement of security policies, standards guidelines and procedures
Proactivity and continuously monitor the health of all Verizon Telematics networks (LAN/WLAN/WAN/VPN/MPLS), security devices, power sources, Telco gear, DIA, voice circuits, bandwidth utilization, physical and virtual appliances as well as all supporting infrastructure to ensure continuous and uninterrupted availability of resources critical to the operational needs of the business.
Participate in conducting vulnerability testing, penetration analyses and security audits of network perimeter and internal network to ensure the availability, confidentiality and integrity of all Verizon Telematics internal and external services.
Respond rapidly to system outages, alerts and or any interruption in system services globally on an as needed basis to maintain the highest level of availability possible. SLA / Uptime 99%)
Responsible for the acquisition, configuration, implementation, administration and capacity planning of all Infrastructure components within our global footprint
Monitor network performance, application protocol usage and traffic patterns to ensure a predictable level of network performance
Assist in the procurement and delivery of new Internet and voice circuits both in the EU and abroad
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
The individual should have 7+ years’ experience in a security operations or networking role
Strong knowledge of the principles of implementation and operation and experience with security technology such as firewalls, multi-level security implementation, security assessments, monitoring, and profiling tools (e.g., IDS/IPS, SEIM, WAF, FIM, etc)
Ability to plan and manage projects
Ability to solve complex problems by applying best practices
Ability to provide direction and mentor less experienced teammates
Strong working knowledge of Security Incident Management processes
The position requires that the individual have a sense of urgency to address new technologies being deployed
Strong oral and written communications skills
BS or advanced degree in computer science or related discipline preferred
Even better if you have:
Strong knowledge of threats and vulnerabilities associated with application and network security
Understanding of current, popular attack vectors including phishing, drive-by downloads, exploit kits,

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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