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Military Fellowship - Engineer IV - Security Engineering



Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We’re a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together—lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you’re fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you’ll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you’ll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of Defense Skillbridge Program or are participants of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2024

At Verizon, we’re seeking to continue to evolve and expand our Application Security and Risk Management organization and are seeking candidates with readiness to learn and build their security skills across multiple areas involving securing Verizon Applications. As a member of the Application Security organization you will support the team within the following goals:

  • Leverage and learn about security technologies to help ensure our customers keep their systems secure and spot risks before they become real threats

  • Specific Activities:

    • Evaluating application/network architecture to identify security risks based on results of security scanning

    • Understanding the design of existing solutions to mitigate risk and close security gaps and reduce vulnerability

    • Supporting configuration analysis and installation of multi-vendor security products

    • Configuring security devices and installation of hardware and software products from across multiple security vendors

  • Additional Activities:

    • Key contributor in tool operations to include configuration and ongoing support

    • Leverage automation and managing access and integrations (i.e. CICD pipeline), identifying and mitigating security risks in partnership with application development, infrastructure support and other security teams

    • Balancing security requirements with the dynamic needs of our users and the values of our company.

    • Gain valuable experience and insight in protecting Verizon’s application environments and will be at the heart of guarding our data and applications against advanced threat adversaries.


  • Analyzing & understanding security risks across application environments

  • Building and maintaining various toolsets for security analysis testing

  • Building and testing automation and platforms for security analysis and testing

  • Developing and monitoring security controls via automated scripts

  • Partnering with peers for developing security integrated controls within pipelines

  • Implementing continuous monitoring solutions via different tooling

  • Investigating security alerts and work with partner to drive remediation

  • Integration of security scanning solutions to CICD pipelines

  • User Management

  • Policy Management including creation of custom policies & triggering policies

  • Reporting

  • License and Cost Management

  • Tracking and reporting on the status of security tooling security risks to corporate/industry requirements.

  • Partnering with enterprise teams to establish preventative controls to support security needs via automation.

  • Performing all other duties as assigned

Where you’ll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense Skillbridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or four or more years of experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Two or more years in public cloud services ( EC2, RDS, ELB )

  • Experience in DevOps tools (i.e Jenkins, Jira, Git lab); OS platform ( Linux, CentOS ); development language ( java, python)

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A Master’s degree

  • Four or more years in one of more of the following: Microservices, Development, Security, etc.

  • Experience in Security Testing and Risk Management

  • Experience in DevOps

  • Experience in Container Securities

  • Experience in Cloud Computing

  • Demonstrated experience in creating reporting & metrics using excel (i.e. pivot tables), Splunk and or Tableau

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Where you’ll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and a minimum eight assigned office days per month that will be set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.