Job description


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


What you’ll be doing...
You will be responsible for various types of network infrastructure in supporting the performance and stability of network data collection. You will apply your expertise in the research, design, and implementation of cutting-edge and mission critical network systems used to detect and mitigate sophisticated threats. The Network Intelligence infrastructure consists of several very large scale compute and storage clusters that are used to analyze petabyte scale network and security event data sets for anomalous and malicious network activity.
Perform necessary assessments, designs, plans, and implementations to sustain a high performance network and computing environment.
Perform necessary provisioning and change management configurations on network devices and systems.
Maintain vendor relations to ensure network infrastructure devices are at current releases, meet design objectives, and drive technical issues to resolution.
Conduct daily break-fix maintenance activities.
Develop and execute automation scripts for routine repetitive tasks on network devices and systems.
Perform necessary cabling and racking of network and systems equipment within the network data centers.
Contribute to conducting research focused on the detection of tools and tactics used by modern and emerging threat actors. Use cyber intelligence information collected from multiple sources to understand the threat landscape to drive mitigating change to protect Verizon.
What we’re looking for...
You are a highly motivated and talented senior network security engineer with expertise in networking, systems administration, data center management, and internet protocols.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Five or more years of experience working with network devices such as routers, switches, load balancers, and firewalls.
Five or more years of systems administration experience
Three or more years of experience with Java, C and a dynamic language such as Python, Ruby or Perl; Experience developing in a variety of programming languages.
Even better if you have:
A degree.
Extensive understanding of networking (especially Internet related protocols), and network and information security.
Knowledge of network-based, system-level, and application layer attacks and mitigation methods.
Strong verbal and written communication skills for internal and external communication, at a range of technical and executive levels.
Strong project coordination skills, and the ability to achieve self-directed results.
Experience with commercial big data analytical tools such as Splunk.
Experience and understanding of basic relational and non-relational databases.
UNIX systems engineering expertise with a wide variety of UNIX variants.
Membership and involvement within external security communities such as NSP-SEC, Ops-trust, etc.
Experience building useful web interfaces using JavaScript, and some server side framework such as Ruby on Rails, PHP, or CherryPy.
Splunk, Hadoop, Cassandra, or related experience.
Experience with a variety of leading SQL and NoSQL technologies.
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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,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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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