Security Consultant - PCI DSS


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Chicago, IL 

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Help meet customers needs by providing strategic, in-depth technical leadership. Our Consulting team is made up of thought leaders who are determined to meet every challenge with powerful technology solutions.


Verizon, the global leader in PCI security and compliance professional services, is seeking top talent to grow our elite team of PCI QSA consultants.  Verizon Enterprise Solutions is in Gartner's Leader Quadrant for "Managed Security Service Providers".  Our dedicated consultants, based in more than 15 countries around the globe, deliver more than 1,800 successful security engagements a year. We help develop, plan, assess, design, and implement effective strategies in areas essential to a total enterprise security approach, including:

  • Data Protection
  • Governance
  • Risk & Compliance Management
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Investigative Response & Forensics
  • PCI compliance
  • Threat & Vulnerability

 Job Description:

  • As a Verizon PCI-QSA Senior Security Consultant, you will be responsible for managing and delivering a wide range of PCI client engagements, including but not limited to:
    • Gap assessments
    • Advisory/remediation consulting
    • Formal “ROC” assessments.  



  • 5+ years’ experience in a consulting services environment in the information security solutions space. Experience in a professional services environment preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience of hands-on information security experience (e.g. Firewall, Network Administration, Security Architecture, Security Engineering, Penetration Testing, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of PCI DSS requirements and validation methodologies
  • Deep understanding of IT infrastructure, information security, and PCI compliance.
  • Current or former PCI-QSA or PCI-ISA certification
  • CISSP or CISA certification
  • Solid background auditing IT Security controls
  • Experience presenting to Senior / Executive Management
  • Excellent documentation (report writing) and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and professionalism
  • Deep understanding of IT infrastructure, information security, and PCI compliance.
  • Experience performing level 1 PCI assessments.
  • Ability to travel 50-75% and work from home when not travelling.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Current or former PA-DSS certification and/or P2PE-QSA
  • Hands-on IT Security experience (e.g. Firewall / Network administration, Security Architect / Analyst, penetration testing, etc)
  • Experience working with financial institutions
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish or other languages)

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Company Info
1 Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
Basking Ridge, NJ, United States

Phone: 908-210-6982
Web Site: www.verizon.com

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