Verizon Communications Analyst - Information Security in Ashburn, Virginia

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 security awareness. If you think creatively and converse as easily with engineers as with artists, then we want you!

You will coordinate security awareness activities and initiatives designed to influence employee and contractor behavior. You will play a significant role in helping us reduce risk to our organization by ensuring all individuals with access to Verizon information resources understand and follow our security requirements and behave in a secure and responsible manner.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Write communications for our employees, contractors and partners to inform, alert, and educate based on the communications strategy and requests from the Information Security team.

  • Ensure that our security awareness program communicates our security policies and requirements so that people know, understand and can follow them.

  • Leverage opportunities to expand employee knowledge through training, campaigns, videos, and education fairs and events.

  • Active participation in strategic initiatives in accordance to the E&A roadmap.

  • Ability to form complex 'communications / messages' in a simple, clear and concise manner to the various communities within our organization.

  • Project management experience and the ability to plan, manage, maintain and sustain a complex, organization wide program long-term.

  • Monitor cyber security industry news, threats and trends for internal educational opportunities.

  • Deliver and report key metrics to provide stakeholders situational awareness regarding the impact of the awareness program.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer, marketing or communications related field or one or more years of work experience.

  • One or more years of relevant experience.

  • Experience creating content for articles, blogs, presentations and other materials.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office / G-Suite tools.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • One or more years of writing and designing information security educational material for employees.

  • Ability to refine complex and difficult concepts into easy-to-understand communications.

  • Experience with the process of eLearning design.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

  • Comfortable communicating and writing content at all levels of the organization.

  • Self-motivated and takes ownership for assigned areas of responsibility and effectively manages work load to meet team deadlines

  • Knowledge of running phishing campaigns with some experience using vendor phishing application is a plus.

  • Certifications: PMP, CISM.

  • PC skills.



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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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