Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chicago


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
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.
Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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