What you’ll be doing...

Security is critical to our company’s success. As part of our team, you’ll 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.

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, IA or similar.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering.
  • Hands on experience in a security verification & validation, compliance or audit role.
  • 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.
  • Strong project management experience including ability to lead effectively in cross-organizational initiatives.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to adjust presentation style to the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to effectively work with diverse user groups, including senior executives and technical personnel
  • 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.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Knowledge of and ongoing interest in cutting edge technologies.
  • Strong inter-personal skills as well as proven ability to initiate and innovate.
  • Training/background attending security conferences, SANS certifications, chairing of forums, writing of security/technical books and/or similar web content.
  • Certification: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CFE, CEH or others.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.