What you’ll be doing...

The Operational Assurance team partners with stakeholders across functional teams including CISO, Program Management, Legal, Sales, Operations and Audit to ensure processes and internal controls are in place to meet requirements imposed by government bodies, regulators, industry mandates or internal policies in order to meet our contractual commitments to our customers. The Security Risk Management Consultant will work with global cross-functional teams to identify risks, analyze the current processes and controls, collaborate with key individuals to develop remediation plans, monitor implementation of remediation efforts, report on effectiveness and ensure sustainability of processes going forward.

The Security Risk Management Consultant will focus on support of our Local, State and Federal government programs, with emphasis on Information Security risks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of system security plan (SSP) compliance against Client security policies, corporate policies and or other government compliance standards (e.g. FISMA, FEDRAMP etc.)
  • Work closely with the functional owners from the CISO organization, Operations, IT, program management office and corporate compliance teams to monitor and report on compliance risks.
  • Partner with stakeholders across the business to identify both operational and security risks that require formal assessment and ongoing monitoring
  • Document processes, controls and risks related to IT and Application lifecycle management, with specific emphasis on systems and information security management.
  • Deliver executive reporting dashboards with key findings and action plans regarding potential risks identified.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Information/Security Risk Management
  • Experience working with State/Local or Federal Government agencies
  • Program/project management skills

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Management
  • Ability to work with technical subject matter experts and translate that information seamlessly to non-technical employees and stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability effectively collaborate with technical and senior business staff and management.
  • Detail-oriented approach, excellent follow through, ability to multi-task, manage projects in a collaborative environment
  • Expert using Microsoft Office/Google suite for project management and presentation of findings; superior presentation and influencing skills
  • Strong technical abilities in IT and Telecom
  • ITIL, PMP and/or Agile certification (optional)
  • Selected candidate will be subject to background investigation(s) in order to secure Government clearance

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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