Verizon Security Risk Manager in Richardson, Texas

What you’ll be doing...

Project manage key security initiatives that impact Wireline network assets and applications that are managed and supported by the Network Operations teams.

  • Scoping Network Security projects, project planning, execution, and implementation.

  • Develop project plans and schedules.

  • Project reporting as well as regular status reporting on the progress of initiatives.

  • Effectively liaison between multiple departments and all functions related to the project to plan, prioritize, and manage workload and timelines.

  • Work closely with security support teams and Operations to ensure projects are being implemented in a way that supports business processes.

  • Provide motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle and effectively reconcile conflicts where needed.

  • Manage communications between the project team and key stakeholders.

  • Escalate risks, issues, changes and decisions to management and business counterparts throughout project life cycles.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Three or more years of Project Management experience.

  • Strong Project Management skills and proven track record in driving projects to completion.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organization communications.

  • Ability to communicate security concepts and technical details in easily understood language.

  • High organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.

  • Strong analytical and writing skills. Job will require clear and concise written and verbal briefings on potentially complex security-related and technical projects.

  • System, network, and application security knowledge and expertise.

  • Creative and resourceful problem solver.

  • CISSP or other security certifications.

  • Project Management Certification (PMP).

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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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