What you’ll be doing...

Security is critical to our company’s success. As part of our team, you will partner with customers, project managers and technical engineering teams to direct a broad range of corporate security initiatives, while participating in the planning, analyzing and implementation of solutions in support of Verizon’s business objectives. Our security team works around the clock to provide a comprehensive enterprise-wide security program, using state-of-the-art technologies to defend against breaches and keep our networks reliable and secure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Develop, implement, and communicate information security standards, policies, procedures, and tests.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tool requirements to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Provide technical and/or analytical support to solve a wide range of complex security issues/problems.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancements
  • Conduct security verification & validation reviews to ensure the ongoing protection of Verizon assets and sensitive customer information - Perform phone, online, onsite, security logs and audio/video recordings analysis security verification & validation reviews to identify security risk and non-compliance areas
  • Collaborate with peers, international counterparts, management and legal to identify areas of risk relative to Global projects and operations, and provide recommendations for controls to the same - Create security reports outlining identified "actual" security risk areas and non-compliance with strategic recommendations to management where appropriate
  • Drive the mitigation of security related findings to ensure appropriate progress within recommended time frame
  • Provide management periodic updates to senior management and/or Legal on varying topics of Security interest

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelors degree or four or more years of work experience
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Proven work experience in Cyber Security, Information Security or an Information Assurance role
  • Broad range of technical and management skills including security compliance, risk assessment, and impact analysis
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Proven ability to work independently to direct all phases of work initiatives while managing, motivating, and guiding customer/supplier teams

Even better if you have:

  • Project management experience including ability to lead effectively in cross-organizational initiatives
  • Ability to effectively work with diverse user groups, including senior executives and technical personnel
  • Familiarity with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Hands on experience in a security verification & validation, compliance or audit role
  • Quick and effective analytical skills to identify security risks and/or gaps in security controls
  • Ability to understand the business processes within a targeted audit and to present technical information clearly to a nontechnical audience
  • Problem solving skills to evaluate control alternatives that best reduce risk while maximizing enablement of the business
  • Experience in global operations, offshoring, outsourcing - Global Verizon outsourcing knowledge and expertise in associated risks
  • Operational Network, IT Development and/or Systems support background
  • Experience in physical security reviews
  • Communication skills including the ability to adjust presentation style to the needs of the audience
  • Knowledge of and ongoing interest in cutting edge technologies
  • Interpersonal skills as well as proven ability to initiate and innovate
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, IA or similar or equivalent work experience
  • Desired Certification: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CFE, CEH or others

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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