Verizon Desktop Engineer - Technical Lead in Irving, Texas


This is an engineering role focused on endpoint engineering, adoption of best practices, and security technologies that support business requirements. The creation of this role is needed to drive technical expertise and development of a comprehensive endpoint strategy for all Verizon endpoints globally.

The primary responsibilities for this engineering role will include:

  • Endpoint controls implementation and best practice adoption.

  • Interface with security and End User Support organizations within Verizon with respect to infrastructure policy, configuration, and technology.

  • Validating security compliance across the desktop in a global environment.

  • Lead efforts for technology evaluations, scoring products against the desired features and on board new technology solutions.

  • Continually evolve endpoint roadmap with emphasis on: endpoint security, industry best practices, NIST Cyber Security Framework, and the use and direction of other tools used to protect, predict, and maintain our endpoint environment.

  • Ensure technology road map and engineering activities are aligned with business needs.

  • Develops and maintains in depth endpoint architecture standards, frameworks and design patterns

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the technology space and has a strong understanding of the product roadmap, trends and industry practices; drives the strategic vision for the desktop space to align with the overall Technology, Business Strategy and standardization of assets.

  • Ensures adequate infrastructure monitoring, reporting, and alerting systems are in place. Identifies the need for new security technology solutions; designs, reviews and collaborates on the deployment of new solutions.

  • Research new technology involving computer hardware and software to enhance the security posture.

  • Solution validation and testing, ROI and deployment strategy; Interface with existing and new vendors relevant to desktop technology and security.Apply information and knowledge to an endpoint technology road map


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, Good to have MCSE Certification

  • Ideal candidate will have 7-10 years combined experience in IT driving desktop management and security strategy

  • Experience involving endpoint concepts; including Security, Imaging, Asset Management, Software Delivery, and Patching

  • Deep understanding of endpoint operating systems - Windows, Mac, Linux

  • Knowledge of methods that manage the distributed desktop environment including: platform OS, Group Policy, security deployment protecting corporate data and resources from virus, malware and hacking; etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of infrastructure security, including windows, Unix/Linux, desktop/laptop.

  • Experience working with Open Source OS, office productivity tools and desktop management tools is desired

  • Candidate must be able to interact and provide executive level communications to VPs, SVPs and CIOs

  • Possess strong communication and analytical skills

  • Ability to think outside the box and challenge existing processes and technology in place

Expertise in following technical skills:

  • Microsoft Deployment Technology

  • Windows Desktop Operating Systems (Win7/8/10)

  • MAC OS

  • Chrome OS

  • Application virtualization technologies

  • OS Virtualization

  • Endpoint Security and DLP (Symantec)

  • Software Distribution

  • Active Directory

  • End user storage solutions

  • Knowledge and understanding of core credential stores including; LDAP repositories, operating systems -Demonstrated knowledge on threat landscape, security threat and vulnerability management, and security monitoring and analytics.

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