Verizon GRC Security Consultant & Assessor in Weldon Spring, Missouri

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking to expand the Governance, Risk and Compliance Security Consulting Practice. You will provide our clients with guidance pertaining to security and privacy regulatory and industry standard requirements, security risk assessments, and GRC consulting. Looking for candidates that will:

  • Work with Federal (and potentially commercial) clients in the role of Independent Security Consultant and Assessor

  • Plan and perform security assessments by evaluating network and security technologies

  • Verify system, application or business security by performing security assessments, code reviews, configuration and network design reviews

  • Interview key stakeholders across the client organization to support security assessment

  • Support and guide information risk and security discussions with technical and non-technical groups

  • Analyze client security programs for maturity and performance relating to industry accepted best practices

  • Develop recommendations for remediating risk and compliance gaps

  • Evaluate information security risk in for business environment controls and industry requirements

  • Provide client guidance for information security best practices

  • Follow standard methodologies for evaluating industry security controls based on formulized security frameworks

  • Execute in high demanding, fast paced environments with tight deadlines

  • Draft deliverable documentation to meet client security needs

  • Create security roadmaps for client security program development and improvement

  • Support GRC Practice and firm initiatives

What we’re looking for...

What you'll need to have...

  • BA/BS in information technology or related field preferred

  • 4 plus years of experience in security governance, risk assessments and regulatory/controls

  • Federal experience preferred

  • Experience at a professional consulting services firm a plus

  • Experience and understanding of industry security tool including Splunk, RSA Archer, etc

  • Experience with the evolving security and privacy controls environment, regulatory landscape and risk management techniques, principles and practices

  • Must be able to assess clients against a wide variety of security and compliance frameworks (NIST (800-53, 800-37, 800-171, CSF), FISMA, FedRAMP, HIPAA, etc)

  • Experience with the development and implementation of information security policies, standards and related procedures for security programs

Even the better if you have...

  • A solid understanding of IT security technologies, including network and application security, firewalls, access management, and data protection

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience

  • Ability to clearly document assessment results

  • Ability to take a proactive approach in building, maintaining and expanding on client relationships

  • Knowledge of cloud security process(es) and technologies

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • General understanding of federal contracting environment

Certifications:

  • Security+

  • CISSP

  • CSIRC

  • CISA

Location:

Headquartered out of Ashburn, but work location contingent on client.

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.

Notice(s)

Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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