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Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:17 PM


The Senior Manager of Information Security Architecture will serve as the strategic security lead for enterprise information security evolution. This position will provide guidance and direction to a team of senior security subject matter experts (SME’s). This position will lead the architecture, planning and design for Verizon’s key security initiatives. This is a working Manager position, requiring the appropriate candidate for to be highly technically proficient in multiple domains of security.

This manager will make decisions both autonomously and also with the counsel and support of the Director of Security Architecture & Engineering. Guidance regarding strategic approach and overall deliverables will be provided by the Director with an expectation that these directives be carried out with little or no supervision.

The Sr. Manager of I.T. Security Architecture will lead a team to perform the following tasks:

· Conduct enterprise level assessments to evaluate existing security program, identify weaknesses and make recommendations.

· Assess security threats and risks in order to define and implement appropriate architectural security models.

· Create, document and promote detailed security architecture designs consumable by the enterprise.

· Create, document and promote a common security solutions catalog consumable by the enterprise.

· Create, document and promote a detailed security technology roadmap.

The Sr. Manager of Security Architecture will act as the lead security architect in support of other Information Security teams, e.g. Strategy, Compliance, Privacy, SOC/CIRT and Risk Assessment. Provide guidance to junior security staff and perform deep technical research on the security impacts of new technology. Drive efforts and provide material support to business teams by planning and designing architectural solutions in support of the Verizon security strategy. Ensure that security risk mitigations and approach are aligned with IT and business goals.

This manager will oversee the review of major/key business projects and initiatives by serving as the architectural security lead. Provide guidance to ensure security policy, compliance requirements, and best-practices are implemented across the project portfolio. In addition, this role will provide strategic and technical leadership for Information Security sponsored initiatives, including requirements gathering/creation, vendor/product selection, implementation guidance, and turnover to production.

They will lead weekly staff meetings and review/analyze weekly status reports for actionable items. Lead cross-functional team meetings with IT and business partners to ensure architecture project alignment. Participate in weekly management meetings to provide feedback on key initiatives to the Director of SAE. Provide direction and prioritization of team assignments. Provide regular progress reports for Senior/C-Level management. Conduct performance reviews. Help team members execute career development plans. Interview and hire staff as necessary.

This manager will build relationships and synergies across business areas to promote security awareness, and improve security adoption to ensure the protection of Verizon corporate and customer information.


Degree: Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Years of Related Experience: Minimum 8 years

Certifications: CISSP, SANS/GIAC and/or CISM required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Security, Networking, Supervisory experience, strong verbal/written communication skills

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• Location: North DFW

• Post ID: 48442010 northdfw
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