Paranoids Senior Project/Program Manager

Oath Inc - Dulles, VA (30+ days ago)4.4


Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.
Reporting to the Paranoids Director of Program Management and Business Operations, you will lead both tactical and strategic initiatives in support of our security program. In this role, you will coordinate projects within the Paranoids and partner with other teams across the company. You will be responsible for managing programs as well as developing and managing processes company-wide in a variety of security areas including governance, architecture, vulnerability management, cloud security, product security, network security, intrusion detection, dev operations, data centers, IAM, enterprise security, incident response, and other critical areas of information security.

You’ll partner with teams across the company including IT, Network, Engineering, and Legal to help us protect over a billion users.

What’s Expected

Oath is currently seeking a strong Senior Program Manager with a desire to focus on information security to join the Paranoids Program Management Office (PMO).

This role provides significant growth in knowledge and experience in the areas of information security, program management, business operations, and business change management.

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for planning and executing projects within the information security portfolio, driven by the Paranoids and/or other partner organizations.

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for engaging with Oath engineers, managers, and leaders to evaluate and balance between security projects and business impacts.

Candidates should be familiar with common project/program management principles as well as demonstrate an understanding of the PMBOK (PMI) and Agile frameworks.

Your Day

Working with the project teams and leadership, you’ll plan and deliver on initiatives accounting for resource needs, budgetary needs, and other factors to meet expected project timelines and goals.

You’ll drive large, technical programs to address security needs.

You’ll be accountable for the successful, on-time, and on-budget delivery of security projects.

You’ll measure progress against goals and report to the team and up to executive leadership.

Manage a portfolio of 5 - 8 formal security projects, based on size, scope, and complexity.

Drive security and process improvements into Paranoids and throughout the company.

Represent the Paranoids and the PMO internally.

What You Bring

Education / Certifications / Experience

Bachelor degree with a preference in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or technical related field.

Advanced degree preferred: Masters, MBA.

One or more of the following certifications: PMP, Agile, Scrum Master, Six Sigma, Scaled Agile

One of the following security certifications is preferred: CISM, CISSP, GIAC

At least 5 - 8 years of technical program/project management experience working on cyber security projects

5 - 8 years of people management or team management experience

Technical Knowledge

Solid knowledge of software development lifecycles and methodologies.

Experience collecting, analyzing, and presenting security metrics.

Working knowledge of attacker lifecycles and defender strategies.

Familiarity with security frameworks such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework or ISO 27001/2.

Experience with technologies and processes such as networks, encryption, vulnerability management, identity and access management, endpoint management, risk management, and cloud servicess

Experience leading programs to completion, including conducting post-mortems or retrospectives.

Strong hands-on knowledge of Jira ticketing / workflow systems, ability to generate metrics & reports.

Experience with Google accounts - mail, calendar, docs, sheets, forms, presentation, drawing

Change Management Capabilities

Expert problem solver, using proven methods to solve difficult issues effectively.

Experience in dealing with ambiguity, effectively copes with change.

Results oriented, exceeds goals, and motivates others for results.

Proven conflict management skills and remains composed under pressure.

Strong interpersonal skills, builds rapport and effective relationships.

Defines project goals and milestones, prioritizing business and project requirements. Maintains focus on priority efforts and efficiently manages scope creep throughout engagement.

Delivers regular and effective communication to key stakeholders in the business.

Defines and documents business process, identifying gaps in efficiency.

Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.

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