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Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:14 PM


The Senior Manager of Information Security Engineering & Evaluations will serve as the engineering security lead for enterprise information security. This position will provide guidance and direction to a team of senior security engineering subject matter experts (SME’s). The Manager will lead a team to provide security assessments, design consultancy and technical security recommendations in support of Verizon’s IT and business projects and initiatives. This is a working Manager position, requiring the appropriate candidate to be technically proficient in multiple domains of security.

This Senior 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 Engineering will lead a team to perform the following tasks:

  • Consult, participate, and recommend: policy, standards, process and procedure as it pertains to enterprise security.
  • Evaluate/Recommend new products, processes and services that provide effective defense in depth to improve Verizon data and infrastructure security minimizing the risk of damage resulting from intrusion.
  • Provide objective technical security leadership to the enterprise in support of new projects, initiatives and service offerings.
  • Educate the Business and IT in regard to complex security matters.
  • Evaluate & Approve Firewall/Extended Internet/Network requests, Security Exceptions and Software/Cloud-Service Requests.

The Sr. Manager of I.T. Security Engineering will act as the lead security engineer 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. Lead efforts to work with other IT and business teams to develop, document and approve new designs for the enterprise, ensuring that security risk mitigation and approach is aligned with IT and business goals.

This manager will oversee security consultancy for Verizon enterprise business projects and initiatives, serving as the engineering security lead to ensure security policy, compliance requirements, and best-practices are satisfied. Provide technical and subject matter expertise for Information Security sponsored initiatives, including requirements gathering/creation, vendor/product selection, security controls definition, implementation guidance, and turnover to production.

This manager 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.

The 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: 48567755 northdfw
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