Senior Security Consultant - Cyber Defense

Date Posted: 30+ days ago
Reading RG2

Job Description

When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon we believe technology should help you achieve more. And we help businesses do exactly that almost daily - co-creating innovative connected products, rapidly and securely deploying apps in the cloud, managing employee-owned devices on a global scale, and deflecting sophisticated hacker attacks. Whether our customers are large global enterprises or an organization with a single store and few employees, we can offer Cybersecurity solutions to meet their needs and help protect them from the edge to the cloud. In support of our world leading position in Cyber Security, we have a requirement for a Senior Cyber Security Consultant who will work with our biggest clients, delivering consulting on the best-in-class security solutions and technologies.


  • Own and deliver projects, acting as design authority and team lead when required
  • Ensure that solutions remain in scope, aligned to business requirements and effective governance is applied
  • Work with internal and external customers to understand business requirements
  • Prepare and provide peer reviews of high and low level designs and other project documentation as required along with support and guidance to consultants

Practice Development

  • Make a significant contribution to the on-going development of Cyber Defense Professional Services to ensure that they reflect current industry best practice and trends and remain aligned to customer requirements and expectations
  • Support practice leads in local management activities
  • Act as an advocate of the Professional Services team within the wider Verizon business


  • Maintain day to day records of project work to allow accurate billing and reporting of consultancy time
  • Grow and maintain your knowledge relevant to the security services practice and its customers

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Technical expertise in at least three of the following:
    • Palo Alto, FortiGate, Check Point, Cisco
    • AWS, Azure, GCP
    • Zscaler, Netskope, Prisma
  • Experience with building, maintaining, reviewing all configurations/settings/policies on chosen technologies
  • Experience of multi-vendor, managed outsourcing environments
  • Good general knowledge and expertise of networking including TCP/IP, routing, switching, WAN, LAN
  • Established documentation skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills (technical and non-technical)
  • Have extensive experience in security consulting experience in a wider security area including experience of managing complex customer projects simultaneously

Even better if you have:

  • Experience migrating of complex legacy infrastructures to new managed security services platforms
  • Professional Qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile PM
  • One or more related vendor specific certifications e.g. CNSE, CCSE, CCNA Security
  • Have strong presentation and written/verbal communications skills at multiple levels of an organization

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