What you’ll be doing...

Creating technologies to solve the world's biggest challenges is no small task. Join our Corporate Information Security Team focused on risk management and assurance. If you are a thought leader that enjoys a challenge, then come join us and make a difference.

You will be responsible for leading a group of individuals that are responsible for leading and/or supporting implementation of strategic corporate information security programs, ensuring effective cyber security risk management practices, and engaging with business unit members on a wide range of cyber security matters to achieve overall business objectives. You will also perform research and oversee activities as assigned, primarily within risk management, and lead technical projects across all technical areas to mitigate risk.

You will lead and engage with the business and various functions such as finance, legal, regulatory, compliance, audit, supply chain to identify risks and lead the implementation of risk mitigation plans to address cyber security risks. You will work with the business on effective risk mitigation plans and address matters requiring executive escalation and decision making. Additionally, you will lead the CIS Risk Management functions, as assigned, and maintain risk management framework

You will drive performance against an iterative, practical technical transformation strategy and roadmap to ensure that Verizon builds the necessary technologies, skills and experience in time to effectively support the strategic goals of defending the business. You will also work with business and technical stakeholders to define and oversee the establishment of enterprise-level KPIs related to the reduction of time to detect, respond, and remediate key technical security risks.

You will staff, manage and develop direct reports per Verizon practices. You will plan human resources based on headcount and diversity targets and staff vacancies in timely fashion. You will follow EEO guidelines in hiring and promotion of employees. You will participate in employee salary planning and administration. You will motivate, mentor, train and advise team members on the importance of IT Security compliance and ensure individual development plans are built and executed to achieve a productive team.

Furthermore, you will manage employee performance in a timely and consistent fashion per company policies and practices. You will ensure people resources are appropriately aligned to assigned projects and responsibilities based on skills and performance. You will also partner with other leaders and subject matter experts on other IT Security teams to provide support and cross train people resources. Additionally, you will ensure work environment is compliant to corporate code of conduct guidelines including safety, civil treatment of others, and privacy of customer information.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Information Security, Software Development/ Support and/ or IT Project Management experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • CISSP certification or willingness to obtain within 9 months.
  • Knowledge of information security fundamentals, best practices, and industry standards with prior responsibilities of protecting information assets.
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills with a background in information security or another IT-based discipline.
  • An understanding of the IT SDLC processes, both agile and traditional.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across various technical and project management organizations.
  • Ability to manage small teams to successfully deliver project deliverables on time while providing effective status communications and mitigation plans when deliverables are not met.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Verizon CPI-810 policies (or similar corporate policies) and how they apply to SDLC or infrastructure practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to prepare and provide senior leader level project / issue statuses and presentations using MS PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel.
  • Experience producing procedural or policy related documentation for technical or business reference is a plus.
  • Ability to work across cross-functional teams to drive project initiatives to final conclusion.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

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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