Verizon Cyber Security Leader – Managed Services in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

Leading this role for Verizon Enterprise Services SOC Services Practice you will be responsible for overseeing, monitoring, maturing, and coordinating the security delivery aspects for Verizon’s key customers. The role is exclusively client facing and requires the following primary skills: knowledge of the business and offering, risk management, relationship management, communication skills. This is an on-site position located in Milwaukee WI.

(Please Note: This leadership role is an onsite role in Milwaukee WI and is relocation eligible - so only apply if interested in relocating to that area)

As the Cyber Security Leader you will...

  • Supervise the security components of the Customer engagement, and ensure successful delivery of the roles and contractual commitments within the engagement.

  • Develop, deploy and maintain a new SOC Services model with a unique set of requirements for the Customer’s environment, providing input and recommendations.

  • Drive timely delivery of services and reports for the SOC Services components of the Customer engagement.

  • Act as a facilitator for liaising between Verizon’s security functions and the customer, and act as a trusted security advisor to varying levels of stakeholders at Customer.

  • Provide security consulting oversight and strategic advisory for the customer engagement by helping the Customer improve their overall cyber security posture and reduce their cyber risk.

  • Gather, analyze, understand and apply contextual and business information supporting the security delivery component of the Customer engagement.

  • Work with Customer and Verizon stakeholders to contribute to open actions and bring them to a close as needed.

  • Ensure proactive and actionable notifications are delivered to the Customer within specified timeframes and reported as completed by due date.

  • Drive innovation meetings with Customer stakeholders to discuss emerging threats, new services, technology improvements, and design maturation.

  • Liaise and cultivate relationships with Customer stakeholders to identify and reset expectations where appropriate, and adjust expectations within the confines of the existing engagements should changes in business requirements, threat landscape or other similar requirements so dictate.

  • Review and prepare digestible, actionable and timely information to hierarchical management and Customer stakeholders through recurring reporting, including but not limited to executive summaries, detailed activity reports, slide decks, presentations and the like.

  • Lead and participate in presentations to Customer stakeholders, including management and executives, on information security topics and on-going engagement activities.

  • Participate in meetings with other Verizon Security Stakeholders, Sales teams, and Contract Governance management on a regular basis to review on-going issues, interaction points, activities and challenges for Customer.

  • Strong ability to articulate the actual cyber security and business risk along with good report writing and client presentation skills are a must. The willingness to travel and a strong ability to learn new technologies and methodologies are required.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have…

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 8 to 10+ years of recent experience in Information and/or Cyber Security, preferably in a lead consulting, advisory or leadership role

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience

  • Industry security certification(s) such as CISSP, SANS, CISA, CISM required

  • Previous experience working with external clients in a Professional Services type organization

  • Extensive client management experience strongly preferred

  • Experience working in dynamic and fast paced environments

  • Be able to and have the ability to travel as necessary

Even better if you have…

  • A degree

  • Previous consulting experience with one of the Big 4 a plus

  • Managed Security Services and Professional Security Services background would be considered an advantage

  • Verbal, analytical, and written communication skills

  • Demonstrable presentation skills

  • Detailed oriented and composed in challenging situations

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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