Technical Security Program Manager - Risk and IP (Remote US Available)

Security and Risk Management Chicago, Illinois

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Splunk is the leader in big data, machine learning analytics with a significant presence in the cyber security market.   We are seeking a Technical Security Program Manager to join our Splunk Global Security team. In this role you will  provide operational support in the execution of Splunk’s Cyber Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management, Customer Trust, and Security Policy functions, working alongside the Service Owners to develop and execute a strategy to optimize service delivery for a scalable solution. The key to your success lies in partnering with your stakeholders,  and intra-function coordination, understanding requirements, delivering and maintaining solutions and services in alignment with service investments, and measuring and reporting on the health of the service.  


  • Work with risk and third party trust service owners to develop and execute a service roadmap that aligns capabilities and SLA / KPI targets with service investments 
  • Develop and maintain metrics that communicate the health of the service, measured against SLAs of customer-facing KPIs
  • Manage the ongoing assessment of the efficacy of security controls against targeted security posture, including SLA reporting, management of mitigation plans to address risk, and maintain the definition of security control(s) per the Common Controls Framework (CCF)
  • Financial management of delivery that includes communicating operational budget requirements for department level planning, associated procurement activities, and meeting quarterly budget expectations 
  • Manage demand intake for requests  and stakeholder expectations 
  • Work with service owners on capacity planning and delivery
  • Define and manage dependencies on external teams to successfully deliver the services by getting alignment on commitments
  • Partner with the Splunk compliance team to provide evidence to auditors that demonstrate efficacy of security controls
  • Pursue operational strategies to scale security service capabilities


  • 5+ years of experience in IT and cyber security with a B.A./B.S. Degree; 3 years of experience with a Master’s; PhD with no experience; or equivalent work experience 
  • Demonstrable technical and operational experience with relevant auditing cyber security controls
  • Use a data-driven approach to report on security posture and influence decision making
  • Experience managing a program budget 
  • Experience implementing and auditing Security Controls
  • Experience operating security solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You are eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship

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