Information Security Project Manager

IT & Security Moraine, Ohio Yarmouth, Maine United States Olathe, Kansas


Description

The Information Security Project Manager is a results-oriented Governance, Risk and Compliance practitioner who thrives on working independently to plan, schedule, track and report on security-related work occurring across the company. With approximately 7,000 employees, this role has high visibility and input into security practices at a Fortune 500 company.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in project management, preferably in IT, Information Security, or related field. Significant consideration will be given to candidates who maintain one or more industry information security assurance certifications, and project management certification.


Responsibilities

  • Utilize industry standard project management approach to track and streamline company-wide information security projects
  • Develop and evaluate compliance with programs and processes to mitigate cybersecurity risk and ensure protection of company systems and reputation
  • Research and interpret current and pending governmental laws and regulations, industry standards and customer and vendor contracts to communicate compliance requirements
  • Organize information security risk assessments, security compliance audits and cybersecurity audits
  • Participate in establishing information security audit procedures relevant to applicable compliance standards, regulations, and international data privacy laws
  • Evaluate and test the design and operating effectiveness of information security controls
  • Research and implement options for new or improved technology, especially in Integrated Risk Management and Project Management 
  • Liaise with inter-company/divisional security leaders to maintain forward progress on division-focused security-related initiatives.
  • Assist in documenting, investigating, and reporting cybersecurity compliance issues and incidents
  • Work independently to manage projects executed by Security, IT, Engineering, and other departments who perform security-sensitive work.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related area of study, or comparable work experience
  • Typically requires 3+ years hands-on experience in IT security and project management
  • PMI Project Management Professional certification is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with various stakeholders and solid deadlines
  • Strong understanding of information security standards, concepts, controls, testing techniques and technical risk assessment
  • Working knowledge of multiple operating systems, devices and databases including Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, and cloud providers like Azure and/or AWS
  • Understanding of local and wide-area network infrastructure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Having one or more information security assurance certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CIPT and/or CCSK is preferable
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of employees at all levels, plus outside audit entities