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Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

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.

  • Develop, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
  • Identify and define logical and physical 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.

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'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Logical and Physical Security or Information Assurance role.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of the latest threat landscape, threat vectors in physical, logical and cyber areas of security.
  • Experience with security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Experience in global operations, offshoring, outsourcing, and contact center management.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline.
  • Project management experience including ability to lead effectively in cross-organizational initiatives.
  • Technical skills such as security compliance, risk assessment, and impact analysis.
  • Experience or ability to perform security verification & validation, compliance or audit role.
  • Ability to work independently to direct all phases of work initiatives while managing, motivating, and guiding customer/supplier teams.
  • 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 comprehend 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 operational network, IT Development and/or Systems support background.
  • Experience in physical security reviews.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to adjust presentation style to the needs of the audience.
  • Knowledge and ongoing interest in cutting edge technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal 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.
  • Global outsourcing knowledge in associated risks.
  • Large third party call center operations experience.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

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