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 Telematics is looking for a Manager of Security Operations and Engineering to lead a 24/7 security operations team and grow a security engineering organization. You will be responsible for managing a team of Security Engineers and Security analysts, while building a Security Operations Center, leveraging cutting-edge technologies. This position is an exciting opportunity for you to lead enterprise security operations and engineering using the latest tech tools.

The Manager of Security Operations and Engineering will be in charge of creation and operation of an information security architecture that defines the technology, policies, procedures and processes required to address Verizon Connect security needs.

Responsibilities:

  • The Security Operations Center Manager is responsible for solving the highest level of incidents generated in the managed services environment as well as meeting SLA and KPI targets for established services
  • Manage security projects and program development
  • Identifies opportunities to improve security monitoring and operational tasks
  • Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures are being created and followed by the team
  • Manage strong partnerships with business clients, application developers, software vendors and other technical resources
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to lead a globally distributed team
  • In-depth familiarity with security policies based on industry standards and best practices
  • Conduct security evaluations
  • Implementing security protocols
  • Track security events
  • Develop budgets for security operations
  • Participates in 24/7 on-call rotation as required

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • The individual should have 7+ years’ experience in a security operations or networking role;
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of implementation and operation and experience with security technology such as firewalls, multi-level security implementation, security assessments, monitoring, and profiling tools (e.g., IDS/IPS, SEIM, WAF, FIM, etc)
  • Ability to plan and manage projects;
  • Ability to solve complex problems by applying best practices;
  • Ability to provide direction and mentor less experienced teammates;
  • Strong working knowledge of Security Incident Management processes;
  • The position requires that the individual have a sense of urgency to address new technologies being deployed;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • BS or advanced degree in computer science or related discipline preferred

Even better if you have:

  • Strong knowledge of threats and vulnerabilities associated with application and network security;
  • Understanding of current, popular attack vectors including phishing, drive-by downloads, exploit kits, and server exploitation;
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, UNIX, Windows, and Apple
  • Ability to create and maintain technical documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an ambiguous environment
  • 2-4 years experience managing or leading a team of security operations analysts/engineers
  • Experience working in a global security operations role
  • Understanding and experience in application and network security assessment methodologies, tools, and techniques;
  • Experience in implementing or operating global end-point security products (anti-virus, anti-malware, hard drive encryption, DLP, etc…);
  • Computer Forensics a plus; and security automation
  • CISSP, SANS, and other security related certifications a plus
  • Experience with cloud security is a plus

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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