When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

This position can be located with any one of our primary locations.(Alpharetta, GA; Ashburn, VA; Basking Ridge, NJ; Boston, MA; Cary, NC; Irving, TX; Temple Terrace, FL; Schaumberg, IL)
The Verizon Corporate Information Security (CIS) organization ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of technology assets and information across all Verizon networks, systems and applications. CIS integrates cyber security governance, policies, technologies and operations across Verizon, and works to incorporate security into the design of technology systems and services.
We are looking for a Risk Analyst to join our Information Risk Management team.

  • Evaluate new or modified end-to-end systems, processes and/or product versus internal security standards to identify risks that fall outside of VZ’s risk tolerances.
  • Collaborate with the core business partners and other security teams to improve controls via creative process design which meet the evolving business needs for customer experience and efficiency.
  • Provide risk consulting and/or training to business and technical partners to improve business effectively protecting information and other projects and duties focused on efficient operations effective risk management.
  • Provide guidance for new technologies and methodologies as business needs evolve.
  • Provide guidance, interpretation and education on specific security policies across requesting organizations related to their projects and applications.
  • Identify initiatives with risk areas that need specialized security expertise.

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 one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Cyber Security, Risk Management, Applied Mathematics, Engineering or Information Technology.
  • Security certifications: GSEC, CISA, CISM or CISSP, or willingness to obtain within 9 months of start date.
  • Project management skills or PMP certification.
  • Quantitative Risk Management: Experience implementing quantitative risk methodologies and integrating them into business activities.
  • Third-Party Risk Management: Experience in completing 3rd party risk assessments.
  • Experience creating and maintaining partnering relationships with business leaders at director and manager level with the capability to provide interaction and executive level communications.
  • Understanding of cyber security risk management concepts, cyber security frameworks, secure coding principles, and security technologies.
  • Experience with implementation of industry standards: NIST, COBIT 5, ISO 20000 series, ISO 27000 series.
  • Release management process, system development life cycle (waterfall & agile) experience.
  • Risk Consulting: Experience driving informed decisions regarding protecting confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems.
  • Experience briefing technical vulnerabilities, system non-compliance with Information Security policies, and security incidents to management in a timely fashion.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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