What you’ll be doing...

Verizon delivers the promise of the digital world. Our superior networks give us a competitive edge in delivering the digital experiences that are vital to customers’ lives and businesses’ success.

Join our team. Verizon is seeking an experienced attorney to provide comprehensive legal advice to its business security product development team. Verizon’s security solutions use data and analytics to help business customers understand their security posture, protect themselves from threats, and make data-driven decisions. The successful candidate will review new products and feature enhancements for compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards. Specifically he/she will review inputs and approvals from internal stakeholders and SMEs (including but not limited to product, audit, IT, privacy, operational assurance, etc.), support negotiations with strategic partners, and monitor launched products for on-going product compliance. The ideal candidate will have a solid knowledge of legal issues related to privacy, open source, data security, encryption requirements, and third-party licensing.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct fulsome legal review of new products and professional services offerings and enhancements to existing offerings.
  • Manage SME inputs and issue final legal approvals for products and feature enhancements.
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and advise clients on commercial arrangements with strategic partners.
  • Participate and counsel clients through all stages of the product lifecycle (design, review, approve, go-to-market, and wind down).
  • Stay abreast of, and communicate business impacting regulatory changes.
  • Provide day-to-day advice and counseling to business products security clients.
  • Coordinate with internal security, IT, audit, product, privacy, and other stakeholders as needed to remediate any deficiencies to support timely product launches and ongoing product compliance.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • JD degree and six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Bar membership and needed licenses.
  • Six or more years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Knowledge of security products and services and experience counseling clients on data security requirements, by way of example and not limitation, PCI, FISMA, HIPAA, ISO 2700, NIST CSF, and SSAE 16.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better you have:

  • Six or more years of experience as a practicing attorney, ideally with emphasis on supporting information security and professional services organizations.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced deliverable driven environment managing multiple executive visibility obligations.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with all levels of personnel and communicate legal requirements without losing focus of client objectives.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and Google G Suite products.
  • Ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential information.

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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