When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

The Verizon Corporate Information Security (CIS) organization securely enables the business by protecting assets and information across Verizon networks, infrastructure and applications. CIS integrates cybersecurity governance, policies, technologies and operations across Verizon, and works to incorporate security into the design of technology systems and services.

The Platform Security team within Verizon’s Corporate Information Security (CIS) organization works to embed security seamlessly into the development and operations of Verizon’s Products and Platforms. We are looking for a Security Risk Management/Business Analysis professional to join our Platform Security team. As part of this team, you will be responsible for the following primary activities.

  • Evaluating Verizon Product related business and technical processes to support the Product Inventory application, which houses security and risk information on the products that Verizon builds and sells to our customers.
  • Define business requirements (i.e., user stories) via Agile SDLC methodology and collaborate to implement new functionality with application development partners. Coordinate and perform user acceptance testing.
  • Develop and support on going governance processes around the Product Inventory data architecture, the Product lifecycle processes to maintain the data, and manage on-going cross-organizational functional enhancement business requirements.
  • Collaborating with the core business partners, product/platform development teams and security champions to increase security maturity via creative process design which meets the evolving business needs for customers.
  • Providing risk consulting and/or training to business and technical partners to aid in identifying and applying security best practices, drive secure system development lifecycle management (SSDLC), and make risk informed decisions.
  • Providing guidance for new technologies and methodologies as business needs evolve.
  • Providing guidance, interpretation and education on specific security policies across requesting organizations related to their projects and applications.
  • Identifying initiatives with risk areas that need specialized security expertise.
  • Establishing and reporting on security score-cards and metrics to drive continuous improvement.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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 in Information Security, Technology or Application Development
  • Experience with process improvement, automation release management, and system development life cycle (waterfall and agile).

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

  • A master’s degree.
  • Security certifications: CRISC, GSEC, CISA, CISM or CISSP, or willingness to obtain within 12 months of hire.
  • Experience managing projects or PMP certification.
  • Knowledge of cyber security risk management concepts, cyber security frameworks, control standards, secure coding principles, and security technologies.
  • Experience with NIST/FISMA, COBIT 5, ISO 20000 series, ISO 27000 series, SOC, HIPAA, or PCI/DSS.
  • Experience in a service and solution architecture of information technology services.
  • Experience with product development methods and processes with solid business acumen.
  • Experience with data architecture, modeling and integration.
  • Experience with process improvement, automation release management, and system development life cycle (waterfall and agile).
  • Experience driving informed decisions regarding protecting confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems.
  • Knowledge of networking technologies, databases, middleware, cloud or operating systems.
  • Experience with a variety of security tools (e.g., Directory Services, Authentication Services, Logging and Monitoring, vulnerability scanning).
  • Experience implementing quantitative risk methodologies.
  • Ability to apply working knowledge of new technologies and methodologies to meet evolving environments and business needs.
  • Specific experience managing information security functions, strategy and risk within a Fortune 500 company.
  • Experience creating and maintaining partnering relationships with business leaders at VP, SVP, and CIO levels, and the capability to interact and provide executive level communications.
  • Strong communication, presentation and analytical skills along with the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong documentation, planning, negotiation, work prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Strong relationship skills and collaborative style to enable success across multiple partners.

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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