Verizon Information Security Manager in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

The Information Security Manager (ISM) is responsible for establishing the necessary standards and supporting development and implementation of technology, processes, and human skills that result in a strong and repeatable data protection framework which protects Verizon and its customers’ information from the ever-increasing and evolving threats. This position will focus on driving increased information security across the business by development and implementation of well controlled information handling processes which meet customers and operational needs for ease and efficiency. The Information Security Manager will evaluate various strategic roadmaps across diverse teams and support initiatives to assist in the efficient targeting of resources to high risk projects, ensuring that all of the right privacy and IT security professionals are engaged early in the design process to guide towards more secure options. In this effort, you will:

  • Collect and analyze metrics on the effectiveness of security solutions, and ensure compliance with Information Security standards.

  • Partner with and support the enterprise security teams during security events, and assist with business matters (legal, contractual, privacy, etc.) associated with such events on behalf of business groups.

  • Analyzes components of the Information Security Program to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvement.

  • Collaborate with business leaders as well as security and privacy professionals to drive risk mitigation solutions which are in compliance with the Corporate Information Security Standards by influencing the business strategic initiatives.

  • Lead cross-functional teams charged with implementing strategic enterprise-wide security programs.

  • Provides advice and counsel to business leaders regarding key initiatives that could be impacted by compliance, risk or security issues.

  • Establishes business specific components of a security awareness program in collaboration with Corporate Information Security and leads in developing the requirements, methods and vehicles for security awareness delivery.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, a related degree, or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience creating, implementing, and maintaining enterprise level security programs, including data protection programs.

  • Experience in Information Security and Cyber Security.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in a technical field.

  • Certifications: CISSP, SSCP, or CISM.

  • Eight or more years of combined experience in the information security discipline within security operations, call center and chat security, security engineering, cybersecurity frameworks, and risk mitigation.

  • Demonstrated strong leadership and organizational skills.

  • Experience working with highly diverse, cross-functional teams to drive creative solutions which balance the need for process controls and customer ease and business efficiency.

  • Strong technical knowledge and information security knowledge working with highly complex projects.

  • Proven experience in risk evaluation methods with a track record in collaborating with business leaders for creative mitigation solutions.

  • Strong business knowledge with proven ability to effectively engage and influence large groups and functional leaders within Verizon to broker effective solutions to real business challenges.

  • Proven ability to work independently, efficiently and effectively under extreme time constraints and deliver results by critical deadlines.

  • Development and delivery of executive communication via advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

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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