What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

What you’ll be doing…

Verizon Connect is looking for a Senior IT Security Compliance professional to assist in the creation and operation of a risk and compliance function that defines and tracks the technology, policies, procedures and processes required to address the organization’s security needs.

The Senior IT Security Compliance role will play a lead role in providing risk management, compliance and audit services to the Verizon Connect organization to ensure a consolidated framework and approach is taken to fulfill compliance requirements. This framework will provide for the secure operation of computing platforms, operating systems, and networks, both voice and data, to ensure the integrity of information assets and business processing.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead/Maintain the Vendor Risk Management Program
  • Review and respond to RFP/RFI proposals and establish FAQ for compliance responses
  • Participate in sourcing and legal reviews to ensure security alignment for internal best practices (i.e data classification and contract reviews)
  • Maintain a compliance / controls tracking dashboard consolidating multiple compliance efforts (audit tracking and risk exceptions);
  • Participate in ongoing security audits/assessments to ensure that the security posture is not compromised;
  • Participate in security projects and program development;
  • Participate in application and network security assessments;
  • Participate in security assessments to ensure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements;
  • Working with IT leadership and business groups in facilitating compliance requirements;
  • Assist in the development, research, and management of sound security policies and procedures
  • Create and maintain metrics for compliance activities

What we’re looking for...


You’ll need to have:

  • The position requires that the individual have a sense of urgency to address existing and new requirements for technologies being deployed
  • The individual must hold themselves to the highest levels of personal and professional integrity;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an ambiguous environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work across geographical locations;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and proactive thinking skills;
  • Proactive thinking, analytical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • 2- 4 years of IT Security & Compliance experience in a lead role
  • Self-starter & problem solver
  • Strong organization skills
  • 3-5 years of Project Management / Coordination or IT Audit / Risk Management experience.
  • Bachelor’s in management information systems, computer science, engineering or related technical field


Even better if you have:

  • Ability to participate in key proactive security programs and projects;
  • CISA, CISM, CISSP certifications preferred;
  • Incident Response Management; and/or
  • Experience working within a global security and/or compliance role.
  • Experience working with contracted Legal/Sourcing teams
  • Experience writing or reviewing RFP's/RFI's


Keywords: VZConnect

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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