What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Enterprise Services is a leading provider of advanced communications solutions to enterprises and governments. It is one of the three operating units of Verizon Communications, Inc., (NYSE:VZ) and has offices in 75 countries and 6 continents. We provide mission-critical communications services for organisations worldwide, including 94% of Fortune 500 companies.

The company’s comprehensive solutions and service portfolio ranges from virtual private networks (VPNs), network services, and application services to security solutions and hosting. Verizon Enterprise Services is moving forward with network enhancements and business process enhancements that will provide the foundation for next-generation services and a consistently high quality customer experience.

We are currently looking for a self-motivated, Professional Services candidate who is interested in the challenges of IT Security consulting with a particular focus on Project Management and process administration and implementation within a complex security infrastructure environment. The successful candidate will have excellent Project Management ability, ideally coming from experience working within the Government sector and have solid experience in process development, administration and workflow management.

As a Professional Services Project Management Consultant, your main responsibilities will involve a solid understanding and ability to deliver the following:

  • To act as expert consultant in the management of projects, including the functions of scope management, budget and cost management, quality control of deliverables, schedule, resource and communication management and competent risk and issue management
  • Management of several projects at once, multi-tasking and managing your own time as well as project resources, according to project and customer requirements
  • Develop detailed project schedules from high level, presales estimates
  • Lead engineering resources assigned to project to ensure project outcomes are meet to schedule and in budget
  • Develop client relationships through strong communication skills
  • Work with Managed Services teams and ensure smooth transition and handover to operation support as part of implementation
  • Manage complex implementation and testing activities in accordance with client maintenance/change windows.
  • Adhere to and enforce Change Management procedures, drive creation and completion of successful changes
  • Efficient project delivery in a fast paced organisation

What we’re looking for...

To be considered, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Current Australian Federal Government security clearance at NV1 minimum (required)
  • Industry certification such as PMP, Prince2, Agile and/or ITIL highly desirable
  • Bachelors’ degree, majoring in Computer Science, Electrical, Computer, Communications, or System Engineering, or related fields.
  • Strong project experience on network and security infrastructure projects, in a structured project environment, delivering high complexity network and security infrastructure solutions.
  • Demonstrate sound written and oral communications skills, be articulate in explanations, and communicate in a clear positive fashion with internal and external stakeholders, clients, and suppliers, covering highly complex solutions
  • Understanding of the range of standards, guidelines, policies, and best practices affecting deployment of IT security technology
  • Ability to collect and analyse requirements in order to develop project Statements of Work (SOW) and schedules including understanding of scope, costs, resource requirements, timeframes and inter-relating project management functions
  • Demonstrate experience in developing and writing quality management plan, acceptance test plans and implementation strategies
  • Understanding of ITIL processes.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Australian Federal Government Security Management Framework and Policies
  • Knowledge of networking / secure gateway infrastructure in relevant products (eg. Cisco, Palo Alto, F5) is desirable

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.