Verizon Senior Security Consultant in Chicago, Illinois
What you’ll be doing...
As a Senior Security Consultant 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 works 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.
Your function will be responsible for:
Identify, assess and upgrade customer information technology infrastructure regarding risks and vulnerabilities.
Document (textual and graphical as appropriate), communicate, recommend and take appropriate action to resolve, risks and issues associated with security vulnerabilities across the Customer IT Environment.
Install, maintain, stage, automate and operate 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.
Perform e-mail security management, with a focus to reduce spam, filter inappropriate content, and Viruses.
Provide, maintain (at N Release Level) and administer end point security management tools: (a) anti-virus (e.g., Carbon Black, Palo Alto and TrendMicro), (b) URL content filtering (e.g. Zscaler), (c) Firewall / Network device rule governance and auditing (e.g. Tufin), (d) spam filtering (e.g., Proofpoint) across Customer IT Environment, Authorized Users, data center and Network Assets
Notify Customer of Viruses and System vulnerabilities or threats that could lead to adverse effects on Customer; such notice shall be provided within agreed SLA of the Virus, System vulnerability or threat being published by industry-recognized sources or identified by Service Provider.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have...
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Computer Science or a related field
8 or more years of technical experience required, including at least 5 years in security services
3-5 years of hands-on experience in the following technology:
Carbon Black Defend
Demonstrated strong analytical skills required
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to perform the following:
Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
Document procedures that conform to a prescribed style and format
Present information to management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Even better if you have...
Previous consulting experience within a Professional Services organization
Industry certification such as CISSP, CCSE,
SANS or other Security certifications, such as GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN, CEH
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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