Information Security Architect – Verizon Careers

By | February 15, 2019
Information Security Architect – Verizon Careers

As a Security Architect, you will work to conduct enterprise level security assessments to evaluate Verizon’s existing security posture, identify weaknesses and make recommendations. You will help to define, document and promote security standards and policy for the enterprise.

You will manage multiple projects with a degree of impact and complexity that must be carefully organized to support the internal business unit security requirements.

You will also work in conjunction with lead security and IT architects to make decisions and help lead initiatives to ensure timely delivery of security solutions that support IT Security and business objectives. You will also manage work that involves coordination with multiple organizations and is the focal point within the group.

You will work independently, and will regularly be given high-level directives and allowed to work independently to satisfy the requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Building security reference security architectures for common IT deployments and hybrid/cloud scenarios.
  • Assisting enterprise customers with deploy security solutions that meet industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and NIST/DoD frameworks.
  • Working and thinking strategically about business, product, and technical challenges with a wide range of IT system components including architecture, authentication, connectivity, system hardware and software components, virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile. The security architect will have the ability to understand and suggest changes to system design choices in light of corporate security policy considerations and industry best security practices.
  • Advanced understanding of IT system and network design, security and topology. Expert understanding of standard LAN/WAN/Cloud technologies. Expert ability to identify risk issues in network designs and communicate with key stakeholders to address the risk and drive a solution.
  • Writing and modifying corporate-wide security policy and creating communication documents for all levels of understanding (high level to technical).
  • Using your understanding of techniques and tricks used by hackers to gain entry into corporate networks to recommend appropriate security solutions based on corporate risk tolerance.

What we’re looking for…

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four more years of relevant work experience.
  • Related experience (e.g. IT security architecture, compliance and risk management).
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP or GSEC.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT or IT Security related field.
  • Four or more year of related experience (e.g. IT security architecture, compliance and risk management).
  • Five or more years of experience in IT security architecture, compliance and risk management in a technical SME and Leadership capacity in an enterprise environment.
  • Relevant IT security architecture work experience in large-scale enterprise environments.
  • Multiple security and technical certifications in a broad range of technology disciplines.
  • Experience within the transformation of traditional data center security measures into industry adopted cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services, Azure, etc.
  • Expertise in network security, such as web proxy, reverse proxy, load balancing, IDS/IPS, Firewall, SSL VPN, WAN/LAN, DDOS prevention, wireless and remote connectivity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of infrastructure security, including windows, Unix/Linux, desktop/laptop, and mobile security, as well as knowledge on cryptography and PKI.
  • Technical experience in security including architecture or security management, user, platform and device authentication, and various levels of access controls and authorization, Enterprise Directories and their integration with other systems in a large, complex environment……Read more>>


Source:- verizon