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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is a Fortune 500 company and prides in servicing 99% of Fortune 500 companies and Government agencies for advanced networking and security solutions. Verizon is growing its Professional Services practice and requires the leader to support the growth mission.

The Verizon Security Operations & Program Manager (SOPM) Regional Senior Manager, will provide leadership, coaching, mentoring and direct management oversight to a team of highly skilled professionals with diverse cyber security skills. You are responsible for the delivery of the Security Operations Advisory & Program Management (SOPM) and related consulting services. This includes, but not limited to:

  • Developing the team, ensuring support and accountability for the team members
  • Development and support of SOPM services & solutions
  • Evangelizing the product portfolio & capabilities (pre-sales support, marketing support)
  • Support clients & ensure staff is meeting contractual commitments (post-sales support)
  • Collaboration within the team and with other Verizon Services Professional Security Services teams, Managed Security Services, Sales, Product Management, Marketing, Partners, and contract management

The Senior Manager will have a deep background and experience with understanding how to effectively & efficiently quantify Cyber security operational needs & functions, threats, risks & vulnerabilities and business impact variables. You will lead a team to assist organization leaders (CISO, CRO, CSO, etc.) improve & prioritize cyber security initiatives & results based on business need, compliance & regulatory requirements, security optimization and risk reduction. We need you to be a team leader, subject matter expert for pre & post sales support, manager and collaborator, working with other teams, sales, vendors and clients on a global basis to achieve desired client outcomes.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and experience in IT/Cyber Security with experience in a delivery, operational or security program management role and previous experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • Industry Certification of CISSP or CISM and at least one additional industry recognized IT Security Certification / Certificates from SANS (GIAC), ISACA (CISM CISA, CRISC, etc.), ISC(2) (CCSP, CSSLP, HCISSP, SSCP), ISSA, PMI, CompTIA or other recognized cyber related certification.
  • Deep Understanding of Cyber Security operations & delivery, governance, risk & compliance with ability to effectively provide guidance to the team in delivery of services and meeting with clients.
  • Experience in translating information security requirements, controls, policies and frameworks into actionable operational policies, processes & procedures and cyber security technology solutions.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable and competent in presenting to peers, mid & senior management and to “C” level executives.
  • Valid Driver’s license, Passport and Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time to client sites and/or cyber security conferences and summits & Verizon Executive Briefing Centers.

Even better if you have:

  • Masters in a relevant subject matter such as Cyber Security
  • Multiple industry recognized IT Security Certification / Certificates from SANS, ISACA, ISC (2), CSA, PMI and vendors specific to Cyber Security Operations, Risk & Compliance or Security program & project management.
  • Experience with cyber security operations center (SOC) functions tools & platforms, security controls, security and risk frameworks, such as ISO, NIST, VERIS, OWASP, FFIEC, FAIR, etc. and how they relate.
  • Experience in delivery or supporting large & complex global cyber security enterprise networks.
  • Public speaking experience and skills in developing and presenting cyber security topics to a diverse audience both in person and via “virtual” means such as web conferencing.
  • Strong level of experience with standard office applications such as Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Slack, video/web conferencing tools and platforms
  • Ability to read, write or speak multiple languages

    Diversity & Inclusion

    We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

    Please note, in countries where there is a COVID-19 related government order or rule, Verizon is required to ensure that all employees accessing our workplace comply with these mandatory requirements. If you work in one of these locations, you will be required to provide us with your vaccination status prior to joining. If this, or any other COVID related requirement applies in your location, we will notify you about this before you start work.