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Engineering Program Manager

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200011810
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Description

The Engineering Program Manager is responsible for driving the program execution of Software Development Programs from product definition through successful release and final deployment. The role will both actively manage global programs as well as direct and mentor other project/program managers and scrum masters working in New Product Development Engineering. Works closely with Senior Engineering Leadership including Engineering Directors, Product Line Director, Architects and others to develop and drive releases and engineering initiatives supporting new product development.

• Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational levels to drive results
• Develop and communicate strategy, plans, issues and risks effectively throughout the organization
• Make strategic and tactical recommendations to Senior Engineering Leadership to ensure successful delivery of solutions
• Communicate and plan change management activities involving scope, schedule, etc
• Drives security best practices rollout across projects and engineering disciplines
• Leads governance meetings and carrying ongoing oversight of Information Security Programs
• Consults with internal clients, advising on compliance, answering questions, guiding through information security and compliance situations
• Engages in procuring and maintaining relationship with Security pen test vendors and security training program vendors
• Creates and delivers presentations, develops communications and communicates to cross-functional audiences both internally and externally
• Helps to identify priorities and resource requirements for security projects and programs
• Communicates strategy, plans, issues and risks effectively throughout the organization
• Provides technical program management, working with cross functional teams, delivering solutions across multiple Security work streams (Vulnerability Management, Cyber Monitoring, among others)
• Establishes and drives enterprise-wide risk management programs for application vulnerability testing
• Program manage the creating, educating, and delivering of rollout plans, security policies, and integrated secure SDLC processes across engineering

Qualifications

• BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience. PMP, PgMP, or PMI certification, CSMP certification preferred
• A minimum of 6 years of program management experience in software development and application deployment
• Proven track record in managing large projects or programs in enterprises
• Knowledge of agile/scrum and the ability to work within an agile environment is a plus
• Prior experience working with geographically distributed teams and off-shoring partners
• Ability to influence across functional boundaries and across multiple organizational
• Knowledge in Application Security and general security preferred
• Understanding of security frameworks & standards required (SANS, CIS Top 20, OWASP, NIST) preferred
• Experience with executing Security projects e.g. pen-testing, security training, security champion program, red-team campaigns preferred

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Corporate overview

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EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.