What you’ll be doing...

You will be responsible for leading and managing the Information Risk Assessment team of analysts, in support of the enterprise-wide Information Risk Management (IRM) program, which is a key pillar of the broader Verizon Corporate Information Security function. You'll be responsible for leading a team of analysts. You'll ensure that risk assessments are performed in line with the overall Corporate Information Security and IRM strategy, methodology, policy, standards, and management practices, and ensure they are aligned with specific business-driven risk appetites and profiles, throughout the full system lifecycle.

  • Leading the IRM Risk Assessment and Analysis function, setting the vision aligned with the overall Corporate Information Security and Business strategies and priorities in support of business goals.
  • Managing and executing the Verizon IRM Analysis program across the function, coordinating with other security leadership, CIOs and the functional and business security leads, to ensure proper coverage and definition of roles.
  • Developing comprehensive risk mitigation recommendations.
  • Working effectively with the Corporate Information Security leadership, executive team, CIOs and the various business units to facilitate Information security risk assessment and risk management processes.
  • Supporting the delivery of Information Risk Management services and projects within an organizational structure consisting of direct reports, as well as through a matrix operating model.
  • Ensuring hiring, training, staff development, performance management and annual performance reviews are aligned and effectively executed to continue to grow skills and capabilities in accordance with Verizon’s strategic needs.
  • Building the necessary internal relationships and communication networks among the broader information security team and line-of-business executives.
  • Supporting the definition and implementation of Information risk management methodologies and security controls in accordance with Verizon policy and control frameworks.
  • Monitoring external developments that may impact overall risk profiles, including emerging threats, technological developments, regulatory changes, etc.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working with both qualitative and quantitative Information Risk Management frameworks.

Even better if you have:

  • A degreein Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • Professional management certification in a related field such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials.
  • Experience in building, training, and developing a high-performing team.
  • Knowledge of information risk management, cybersecurity and IT compliance technologies.
  • Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience in a combination of risk management, information security and technology.
  • Three or more years of people management experience.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels.
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT as well as those from NIST, including 800-53 and Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Skills in financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management.


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.

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