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Technical Project Manager

Company: Ihs Markit
Location: Centreville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

In this role you will drive the definition, coordination and delivery of programs and projects in Information Security and partner with internal stakeholders to improve decision-making, gain commitments and remove blockers.You will engage directly with IHS Markit technology, architecture, Information Security and product business teams to:

  • Continuously gather requirements, groom the backlog and identify dependencies and blockers across different teams
  • Manage strategic programs and projects across Information Security including developing metrics and reporting cadences to track efficiency of information security teams in an agile delivery mode such as MTTR, CFD, burndown and lead times
  • Act as a product owner and scrum master when required to facilitate agile ceremonies and to prioritize the backlog with the information security leadership teamYou will engage with multiple teams and manage multiple programs and projects to completion across Information Security.You will be an expert in project management methodologies and identify areas of improvement across day-to-day operational tasks and larger strategic programs.You will work with project management, technical and business counterparts across the organization to identify dependencies, gain resource commitments, track deadlines and proactively identify blockers.You will use your knowledge in information technology and security to gather requirements with the teams for internal projects and act as the face of Information Security when external teams need to engage.What will you be doing in addition to the above:
    • Participate in and eventually own standing meetings within the team and partner internal organizations related to Information Security
    • Develop KPI/KRIs for program and project management
    • Utilize Azure DevOps Boards to track epics, user stories, features, tasks and manage tendencies, assess risk and effort and drive ownership of tasks
    • Utilize Azure DevOps, PowerBI and O365 Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) to develop reports, knowledge sharing, and narratives related to information security programs and projects
    • Briefing the information security leadership team and the extended executive teams across IHS Markit business units on Information Security program and project statusesWhat are we looking for:
      • 7 - 10 years of experience managing programs and projects with at least 5 years directly involved in security and IT intensive projects
      • A natural ability to simultaneously use your technical acumen, strategic mindset and people skills
      • Expertise in multiple project and program management delivery methodologies such as hybrid, waterfall, scrum, agile and Kanban
      • Expertise in developing backlogs and sprint iterations and driving ownership and accountability across teams
      • Expertise developing reporting and KPI/KRIs for project delivery across different methodologies
      • Basic understanding of technical security controls, including end-user, office, and data center environments, with a verifiable understanding of threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques in AWS, Google, Azure cloud environments
      • Ability to demonstrate project management experience via work history and relevant certifications
      • Ability to demonstrate security and/or technical experience via certifications
      • Self-motivated and willing to take on challenges while adapting to an ever-changing global threat landscape and internal/external partner operational environmentWhat We Offer:
        • Competitive base salary, bonus plans and equity.
        • A comprehensive, benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, paid time off, a generous 401k match with no vesting period, parental leave and 3 volunteering days each year. For more information on benefits, please access the benefits page on our careers site: .
        • For work locations in the state of Colorado, the anticipated minimum base salary for this role is $91,000. Compensation will be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the applicant.
        • ----------------------------------------------Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.For information please click on the following links:IHS Markit Business Code of ConductRight to WorkEEO is the LawEEO is the Law SupplementPay Transparency
          • ----------------------------------------------Current ColleaguesIf you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers Jobble

Keywords: Ihs Markit, Arlington , Technical Project Manager, Executive , Centreville, Virginia

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