Acquisition IT Governance Project Manager

Information Technology IRONDALE, Alabama


Position at Motion Industries

Acquisition IT Governance Project Manager 

Oversee IT Governance of all Motion Industries acquisitions, to include security/risk assessments, coordination and remediation of critical vulnerabilities, compliance requirements, and subsequent ERP integration. 


  • Participate in due diligence meetings and document reviews involving target company’s IT resources
  • Schedule security assessment by third-parties and/or internal tools
  • Validate the scope of the assessment and system coverage
  • Determine if there are any SOX or PCI compliance requirements or concerns with acquisitions
  • Work with the systems owners and Motion Industries staff coordinate remediation efforts and plans
  • Establish on-going assessments as needed using available tools, like Qualys and WhiteHat
  • Track completion of remediation efforts based on defined plans
  • Ensure all hardware and software licenses and contracts are properly transferred as part of the acquisition
  • Manage ERP Integrationprojects includingcoordination of cross-functional teams
  • Role will work closely with the IT PMO, IT Security, IT Applications, and IT Infrastructure teams, along with the acquired firm’s IT resources 


  • Develop and maintain a dashboard of metrics for status and activity
  • Coordinate status from cross-functional teams, identifying risks
  • Proactively work with the platform managers to resolve weaknesses
  • Proactively review assessments and system scans to determine if there are any gaps in our SOX, PCI or security controls
  • Schedule assessments and scans with tool administrators
  • Take action to ensure reported vulnerabilities are remediated in a timely manner as approved by management
  • Work with other staff members and system owners as needed to remediate security weaknesses & vulnerabilities
  • Ensure changes are coordinated and are within policy guidelines
  • Ensures all policies are followed and proper documentation is on file
  • Provide reports of weaknesses in configuration and security to the various platform managers for resolution
  • Research any issues that are raised during the various assessments or security scans
  • Review and assist with user application security requests
  • Review controls to prevent service impacts cause by unauthorized access
  • Uses caution in all actions to insure customers and business systems are not negatively affected
  • Daily communication with all IT departments and remote systems managers and technicians
  • Communication with management anytime a control exception or security incident is identified
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Supports company safety and health programs
  • Have a clear understanding of emergency procedures and responsibilities 


  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in information technology and at least two (2) years in information/cyber security and/or IT governance/compliance related roles
  • IT Project Management experience involving mergers and/or acquisitions a plus
  • Experience in performing acquisition due diligence, and leading acquisition integrations from an IT perspective highly desired
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office Software suite
  • 4-Year college degree required
  • Strong analytical, technical, and problem solving skills
  • Willing to share knowledge and assist others in understanding technical and business topics
  • Willingness to work outside of regular business hours as required which can include evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Working knowledge of information systems security standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling)
  • Security knowledge of one or more of the following platforms: Windows/Linux
  • Ability to interpret information security data and processes to identify potential compliance issues
  • Ability to quickly understand security systems in order to identify and validate security requirements




We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.