Senior Manager, Project Management - Security

Engineering Huntsville, Alabama


Description

Position at Star Lab

Wind River / Star Lab

In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to accelerate the digital transformation of our customers with a new generation of Mission Critical AI Systems in an AI-first world with the most exacting standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability. Success will be determined by our ability to innovate with velocity and sell at the solutions level.

Leaders at Star Lab are driven by a desire to protect mission-critical and safety-critical systems. They pride themselves on being proactive, professional, and customer-focused. The work is challenging and demanding, but it is also rewarding, enjoyable, and often leads to new learning experiences. 


ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY


We are looking for individuals who desire to engage and support customers, solve difficult problems, and enable others to succeed.  You will receive a great deal of autonomy and flexibility. Individuals selected for employment can work at any of Star Lab's four locations.


Interface & Collaboration 


Report directly to the Star Lab COO.  You will collaborate with product managers, developers, and sales personnel, and Star Lab senior leaders.


Responsibilities 

  • Manage a portfolio of complex deployments and configurations of a Linux kernel and hypervisor tool suite that protects mission-critical and safety-critical systems from cyber and reverse engineering threats
  • Ensure product deployments are completed on time and within budget; adjusting with professionalism to changing customer requirements and timelines
  • Leverage knowledge of embedded security, operating systems, virtualization technology, anti-tamper, or other areas of expertise to solve customer problems
  • Led the operations of highly technical customer integration teams, including coordination with their continuous integration/continuous deployment processes
  • Coordinate with various customer stakeholders such as program managers, technical leaders, systems engineers, purchasing agents, and contracts officers to ensure integration services are meeting requirements
  • Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Provide on-site leadership for teams by building and motivating employees to meet WR security goals, adhering to their responsibilities and milestones
  • Report on organizational success criteria, metrics, and operational activities
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Monitor the performance of nearly a dozen direct reports and perform reviews and staff development

Qualifications

  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
  • Comfortable engaging customers, understanding their needs, and formulating solutions
  • Experience working customer-facing services and business development
  • Experience overseeing and managing budgets, deliverables, and schedules
  • Familiarity with military and defense contractor acquisition processes
  • Strong technical background in software development, preferably low-level Linux development
  • Understanding of cybersecurity and technology protection practices (cryptography, privilege separation, etc.)
  • Some knowledge/experience with hardware architectures that that include embedded processing boards, rack servers, and chassis subsystems
  • Some knowledge/experience with defense combat systems
  • Strong technical writing skills


ABOUT YOU

Core Competencies & Demonstrated Success

  • Self-starter, disciplined, and selfless. We are a small team and we all help each other.
  • Tenacious problem solver
  • Team player—good personality fit. This is a servant-leadership role, needs to be a team player and ability to communicate well, interact with team and other departments


BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Christmas, Thanksgiving & July 4thSoft Shutdown periods
  • Birthday and Volunteer Time off
  • 401K + Company Match
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Open Source Fridays
  • Brownbag Learning Opportunities – Lunch provided

 

Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.