Technical Project Manager

Information Technology San Jose, California

What We Are Doing:

We are providing solutions for one of the largest needs in the security space. Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control and we have pioneered an agentless approach to network security to address the explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and operational technologies (OT).  We offer a highly scalable, heterogeneous platform that provides Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of today’s vast array of physical and virtual devices the instant they connect to the network. Our technology continuously assesses, remediates and monitors devices and works with disparate security tools to help accelerate incident response, break down silos, automate workflows and optimize existing investments.

Forescout IT is looking for a Technical Project Manager who will be responsible for medium to large-scale projects, working with IT infrastructure and IT security-related workstreams.

What You Will Do:

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Track, report and follow through on customer requirements, feature requests, defects, and patches
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Communicate the project timelines and overall project status to all internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Alert key internal and external personnel for any issues that might affect the project deadline
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within the scope and within budget
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Identify processes and activities to improve (bring best practices for our size company)

What You Bring to Forescout:

  • BSc/MSc degree in the field of computer science, information technology, or similar.
  • 2-4 years of work experience as a Project Manager.
  • Working towards Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Familiarity with multiple Software Development Lifecycles (Agile/Scrum/Waterfall/Hybrid)
  • Technical knowledge of security, network concepts, endpoint services, or IT Infrastructure
  • Work as a partner with the technical groups executing the project, resolving issues, coordinating communication, and managing risks/problems.
  • Can learn to work on a variety of project plans (technical, business strategic, DevOps)
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills.
  • Collaborates well in a team environment. 
  • Sensitive to clients’ needs, can develop warm client relationships.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders from different cultures, backgrounds, and across different time zones at times outside normal business hours
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

What Forescout Offers You:

Strong product, good leadership, great culture, good people, diverse, great benefits, great compensation. If you have a good work ethic, are visible, lean in, you will be recognized. We are in growth mode and there are tons of opportunity. A positive attitude and being flexible to change goes a long way here at ForeScout!

  • Competitive compensation and Benefits
  • Collaborative and innovative environment – make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology.
  • We work hard…and we PLAY hard!

Forescout is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.