Information Security Program Manager

San Jose, CA | Freelance | Job ID #56576 |
Posted Last Month

The global tech company is seeking an Information Security Program/Project Manager to join them on an ongoing contract opportunity


  • Demonstrate depth of understanding of key program initiatives and projects, ensure delivery of project/program(s) requirements.
  • Demonstrate depth of understanding, involvement in the development of goals/strategies of the program(s) and communication to the cross-functional teams.
  • Identify and capitalize upon cross-project and cross-program synergies
  • Develop and provide direction and guidance to team on Security Initiatives and Programs
  • Manage project plan, scope, and schedule while focusing on timely delivery; lead delivery planning for assigned projects; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress metrics and reports; manage project risks and issues, while quickly escalating issues to stakeholders as appropriate; timely and effective delivery of defined project deliverables.
  • Promote empowerment of the teams for assigned projects, ensuring that each team member is fully engaged in the program and making a meaningful contribution; encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team.
  • Perform project team task assignment and track task statuses, while holding project teams accountable for their commitments and removing roadblocks of their work; leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project work.
  • Support in managing expectations for program deliverables, assist in stakeholder communications and help to implement an effective system of project governance.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, technical engineers and developers, and product managers on the definition of requirements, tools, and technologies.
  • Create and publish regularly scheduled and/or ad hoc executive and program status reporting

  • Qualification in project management or equivalent. Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of program and project management. Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
  • Experience in leading large enterprise programs and projects associated with Information Security and System Platform implementations.
  • Strong knowledge of Information Security fundamentals.
  • Foundation of familiarity with information security and system platforms (ie Cloud; Identity & Access Management, etc)
  • Possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, prioritizing workload while maintaining strong attention to detail.
  • Experienced in summarizing program progress for executive reporting, progress metrics reporting and within Agile methodology reporting
  • Experienced in leading initiatives across multiple domains with minimal direction for manager
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and experience in applying these skills to resolve issues.
  • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Access and familiarity with JIRA.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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