Verizon Senior Security Consultant in Lowell, Massachusetts

What you’ll be doing...

You will deliver consulting project activities, ranging from client identification through final invoicing through medium to long term engagements requiring varied interpersonal and technical skills.

Your technical responsibilities will include problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification and/or design, implementation, testing, client training, and solution deployment. Performance is evaluated based on billable hours and contractual deliverables.

Your role is viewed by customers as a consultant and performance is assessed by delivery of agreed solutions within budgeted hours. You will work on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. You will exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Identifying, assessing and upgrading customer information technology infrastructure regarding risks and vulnerabilities.

  • Documenting (textual and graphical as appropriate), communicating, recommending and taking appropriate action to resolve risks and issues associated with security vulnerabilities across the customer IT environment.

  • Installing, maintaining, staging, automating and operating Security Services (services, equipment and software), including virus software and definitions/signatures, patches, host based agents, web filtering, spam prevention and other monitoring software, based upon supplier version release keeping the customer IT environment updated at N Release Level at all times, subject to customer-approved waivers.

  • Providing, maintaining, implementing (at N Release Level) and administering security management tools, including firewall/ips (e.g. Cisco, Source Fire, Cisco Firepower), and URL content filtering (e.g. Zscaler, bluecoat, Symantec) across the customer IT environment, authorized users, data center and network assets.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Technical experience, including security services.

  • Three or more years of experience with the following technology:

  • Firewall, IDS or Proxy

  • Cisco Firepower

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Three or more years of experience with the following products:

  • Cisco Firepower Management Center

  • Zscaler Proxy Internet Access

  • Zscaler Private Access

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Intermediate level of understanding routing, switching and VRFs.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals.

  • Ability to document procedures that conform to a prescribed style and format.

  • Ability to present information to management, public groups, and/or a board of directors.

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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