Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


What you’ll be doing...
Configure Firewall and Security related Network Infrastructure platforms for Production. Ensure those platforms integrate seamlessly with our many Monitoring systems. Ensure Performance metrics are reviewed to keep expected service levels. Ensure configuration audit & remediation activities proceed to keep configuration deltas minimized, and potential service disruptions to zero. Develop and manage Methods of Procedures for Implementation. Provide high tier technical support to the Planning, Maintenance, and peer Engineering teams on all security and application related issues around our owned environment, from an Infrastructure perspective.
Participate in efforts to provide Security focused designs, solutions, deployment strategies, and technical documentation for the Verizon Networks in our various MSCs and Network Equipment Centers. Participate in and at times, lead design discussions with CNE, Planning, and Design teams, to develop new secured transport systems for these locations.
Responsible for participating in Design and Lab end-stage closeout processes, and subsequently taking the solutions developed to FOA and GA deployment. Develop and test clear and accurate migration path procedures to move customer traffic between embedded and directional architectures, while ensuring customer impact and downtime are zero.
Perform risk assessment to evaluate agile alternatives to traditional process and procedure, selecting options that make the most sense for our Business. Work on several, critical, high-visibility projects simultaneously and independently, to deliver solutions for our team and our Business quickly and effectively. Lead technical discussions and track progress / responsibility on projects on the above work, while managing both in-team and cross functional milestones between Engineering and external Application teams, to ensure successful and appropriate implementation.
Assist with the development of standards, designs, and repeatable methodologies for installation of Virtual Firewalls and related security appliances for use within the VCP environment(s). Participate in test and validation efforts, to ensure the solutions designed perform as expected under load and during failure or attack scenarios. Assist with any efforts to Design and Deploy Automation to reduce the time it takes to deploy and manage the owned Security solutions.
Use knowledge of advanced Engineering and Design methodologies to develop alternative solutions for traditional Infrastructure deployments, maximizing the potential of our Network while avoiding capital spending. Assist with the Intelligent Edge Network Design and Deployment, bringing the various Verizon affiliate Networks together to maximize efficiency and streamline our Business.
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.
Even better if you have:

A degree.
Data and Network Security as well as Advanced General Networking experience, specifically in a Service Provider environment.
A strong understanding of structured network design and the OSI Interconnect Model, especially how it relates to the design and deployment of structured networks.
Experience and ability to lead and/or participate in technical sessions, to lead projects that span multiple organizations, and to coordinate technical implementation & troubleshooting discussions.
Strong Project Management skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent communications skills both verbal and written.Willingness to present technical documentation examples.
Proven experience in the following technologies: 7+ years of experience in IP addressing and subnetting (IPv4 & IPv6), BGP,VPN Concepts, L3 Routing, L2 Design &Configuration, L1 Copper and Fiber Fundamentals & Design & hands-on build out, Sniffer products and tools, QOS, Firewall and Security concepts, configuration and administration of Routers and Switches. Strong knowledge of data architecture and principles, expert level knowledge in network security (Firewalls, IDP,IDS, Hacking Methods, RSA/SecurID, Security Protocols, Radius), SNMP, Network Management, & MIBs.
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

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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