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Project Manager - IT Security
Ref No.: 18-00085
Location: Chicago, Illinois
IT Security Project Manager

The security project manager will work with the CISO to drive project and operational workstreams for the security program. This individual will be responsible for project planning and status, budgeting and reporting and some operational activities for the security team.

The security PM will work on a number of different workstreams including security program build out, audit finding remediation, and ongoing operational activities. They will build dashboards and reports, introduce automation where possible, and help build out an effective approach to program and release management.

The security PM may also partner with the New Ventures program office on establishing PMO guidelines and operational practices.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with solid technical skills to help build out the foundation of a growing cloud security vulnerability program.

Experience

At least 2 years of experience working as a project manager in an agile setting on infrastructure and/or development projects.

Skills
  • Agile methodologies
  • JIRA, Kanban
  • Ability to work well with technical and non-technical stakeholders, establish deadlines and hold teams accountable for work
  • Managing third party vendors
  • Experience working in product development and cloud environments
  • Experience working effectively with distributed teams in a global setting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working on security related projects (compliance, audit remediation efforts, or similar) preferred.
  • For a candidate with deeper security experience, we will likely have them work on additional security related work – such as documentation and GRC process type of work.

Certifications
PMP or similar certifications

Work Location

Chicago Loop. Majority of work requires onsite presence, with some flexibility on remote work after initial ramp-up period.