What you'll be doing...
This Information Security, Risk and Compliance Project Manager will be responsible for full project lifecycle project execution. Specific focus is on project initiation, assessing project scope, conducting root cause assessments, identifying issues uncovering process and technology problems. Overall project management and execution of several small to medium and occasionally large sized technical security sponsored initiatives across both IT and non-IT organizations. As a project management position, this role will also be responsible for managing cross functional initiatives across multiple business areas, project managers and/or technical leads. The end goal for this position is to help define, document and streamline initiatives that address immediate tactical threats to Verizon's security posture. In this role, this position will also be tasked with providing effective and clear communications through both Leadership level presentations and technical communications (verbal and written).
* Manages all facets and provides project level leadership for multiple assigned security projects that when implemented will provide an improved risk posture for Verizon or streamline existing processes.
* Ensures that project deliverables are met within schedule, budget and quality goals, while working with the Project Sponsors to establish overall project objectives and key metrics that are required to meet project goals.
* Provides ongoing project management oversight for assigned security project while ensuring that the impacted teams clearly understand the desired security goals and benefits.
* Coordinates and ensures the appropriate resolution of project issues and manages the cross-functional processes for assigned projects; Risk assessment and development of risk mitigation plans in conjunction with their supervisor for assigned projects.
* Provides support across functional and organizational boundaries. Communicates with other project team members to ensure a clear understanding of security objectives, policies and requirements.
* Works with supervisor and/or peers to manage and track requested budget items (e.g. hardware and Software implementations / purchases) through the financial process to achieve project deliverables.
* Collaborates and builds relationships with key IT, Security and core business partners (e.g. Security Engineering, Global Clearance PMO, IT Security - Risk, Legal, IT CAMs, etc.) to enable continued security education and awareness around assigned initiatives and to improve overall relationships.
* Tracks and provides regular project level metrics that will enable a clear understanding of the status of assigned projects and escalates to their supervisor and appropriate IT security leadership for guidance when adjustments / issues are encountered that pose risk to defined objectives.
* Meets regularly with key project stakeholders and teams to provide ongoing project level status reporting as requested for the IT Security and IT technical leadership teams.
* Collaborate and build relationships with IT colleague's core business partners and 3rd party service provider's leadership / account teams to enable continued security education and awareness and improve overall relationships.
* As needed, build clear documentation outlining processes and guidance related to assigned projects, with a focus on Global Clearances.
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 (e.g.Information Security, Software Development/ Support and / or IT Project Management)
* Experience managing cross-functional or enterprise level projects.
* Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.
Even better if you have:
* A degree.
* Six or more years of experience managing medium cross-functional or enterprise level projects.
* CISM/CISA certification or willingness to obtain within the first year.
* Demonstrated experience in project management roles in business and/or technology management
* Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent project management experience.
* Knowledge of the IT SDLC processes including: agile and traditional delivery models; coding and code promotion through all levels of testing as well as management of multiple non-production environments
* Knowledge of Information Security policies.
* Knowledge of Telecom industry data security compliance regulations, industry data security best practices, and payment and privacy data compliance regulations.
* Demonstrated strong verbal, written, analytical and communication skills.
* Ability to influence project direction and departmental initiatives while working with multiple management levels.
* Demonstrated strong problem solving and negotiation skills.
* Knowledge with the full suite of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Project (Or Google Suite equivalents).
* Proven track record of project accomplishments including successful medium and large scale project launches.
* Knowledge with IT concepts with databases and operating systems.
* Knowledge of information security fundamentals as they relate to Information Security and protection of information assets.
* Knowledge of AWS and/or cloud technologies.
* Excellent documentation and organizational 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.
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