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Posted: Saturday, November 11, 2017 5:07 AM

What you’ll be doing...

This co-op position, which is part of the Verizon Campus Program, will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm while learning from the best minds in the industry. You’ll be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 6-month experience. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects within the Network Organization that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program.

In this role, you may be:

  • Working with our Network Security Intelligence team.
  • Identifying threats to the network systems and gaining understanding of different data sets.
  • Acting as a systems administrator that performs network troubleshooting and understands TCP/IP.
  • Managing projects and providing smart solutions in presentations to senior leadership.
  • Gaining knowledge of daily business operations by attending learning programs and training sessions.
  • Participating in networking activities with other interns, professionals and business leaders.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You’ll need to have:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in Cyber Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related major with an expected completion date between December 2018 and June 2021.

    Even better if you have:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Demonstrated strong analytic, communication, leadership and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-moving, team environment.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Familiarity with some of the following disciplines, technologies, and programming languages: Cyber Security, Software Engineering, knowledge of common Internet Network Protocols, Big Data Analytics, Wide Area Networking and Local Area Networking, Python, Perl, Shell scripting.

  • Experience in using, installing, and configuring UNIX operating systems.

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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• Location: Northern Virginia

• Post ID: 40246857 nova
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