What you’ll be doing...

As a full-time member of the Verizon Enterprise Solutions SOC Services Practice team, the Security Solutions Expert (SME) is a senior level Security engineer uniquely qualified and experienced to support major projects of strategic significance to Verizon and global major business clients. Is engaged during the pre-sale and sale phases as required, ensuring an understanding of the customers’ business requirements and technical objectives. Comfortable in communicating at the CxO or senior executive level within the top tier of the strategic client base when custom design solutions to identified business problems and risks must be developed. The role is both client and internal facing, and requires the following primary skills: in-depth knowledge of cyber security technologies, processes, techniques, architecture, risk management, threat intelligence and current practice methodologies for managed security monitoring services.

The Security Solutions Expert needs to:

  • Support Sales teams on pre-sales of SOC opportunities as their SME.
  • Make sure Sales team does understand and position what we actually do and the services we offer.
  • Listen and gather key details about the customer’s environment
  • If this is a part of larger deal (MNS, UCC, MSS deal), make sure Security services are collaborating with the other groups
  • Gather feedback about the SOC service from customer and the Sales teams and provide to Regional lead.
  • Work with the Verizon Security Executives/Stakeholders on new opportunities.
  • Attending meetings with Sales/Client Partners and acting as a technical expert.
  • Putting together business cases for the Sales teams to support their proposals.
  • Working closely and collaboratively with customers to devise effective solutions.
  • Ensuring that the company’s product offering can deliver on the customer’s requirements.
  • Replying to customers following requests for information and proposal requests.
  • Presenting proposals to customers alongside members of the Sales team.
  • Providing ongoing support for customers post implementation.
  • Producing detailed pricing for customers and ensuring the contract is profitable.

What we’re looking for...

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • This position requires 7+ years of recent experience in Information and/or Cyber Security, preferably in a lead consulting, advisory or leadership role.
  • Industry security certification(s) such as CISSP, SANS, CISA, CISM required
  • Previous experience working with external clients in a Professional Services type organization
  • Extensive client management experience strongly preferred
  • Detailed oriented and composed in challenging situations
  • Strong verbal, analytical, and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrable presentation skills
  • Experience working in dynamic and fast paced environments
  • Candidate should be able to work independently and interdependently as required
  • Ability to travel as necessary

Additional Experience:

  • Previous consulting experience with one of the Big 5 a plus
  • Managed Security Services and Professional Security Services background would be considered an advantage

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.