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Position: Senior Security Program Manager
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Duration: 6 Months
Rate: DOE

Client’s IT team is looking for a Senior Security Program Manager who focuses on security solution development and program manage the deployment & support global IT Security projects and align operational support goals to meet the client’s operational needs. The successful candidate can look forward to working with both global and local shared security services teams, CISO tasked with deploying new security technologies in accordance to the global IT application and infrastructure in the fight against new & emerging security threats. This role is ideally suited to a candidate with vast program management background to manage complex IT environment to ensure we balance the business needs Vs information security while aligning priorities.

Work with client’s IT teams to validate and align the security roadmaps, proof of concepts & technology roadmaps to meet the business objectives.
Work very closely with CISO and shared services team to ensure necessary alignment and operational readiness support.
Consult with and advise local business units on issues from best security practice, technical issues with existing technologies etc.
Refine Engagement models to have proper visibility and alignment at the local business
Management experience with responsibility for governance, audit, or compliance-related activities
Continuously help improve engineering processes through automation & process refinement.
Ability to operate using consulting and influencing skills, and able to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
Ability to be a change agent to transform and enhance capabilities to meet current and future business drivers.
Support project management colleagues in development of project scheduling, deployment plans, & stakeholder management.
Occasionally travel (<25%) to regional/global locations or for vendor conference/training.
Experience & Skills:
5-10 years’ experience program managing in a global IT environment. 2+ years’ experience in managing large security related programs and 3+ years in IT Security/IT Operations, or equivalent positions.
Strong understanding of the Vendor/Platforms:
Firewalls (Cisco ASA, Palo Alto)
Network Infrastructure (Cisco ACI, Nexus)
Symantec Endpoint Protection/AV
Confidential Data Management
Data loss prevention
Application Vulnerability Management
Remote Access
SSL Certificate management
Log management (Splunk, RSA Security Analytics or similar)
Intrusion detection/prevention systems
Identity and access management
Id re-certification process to support SOX compliance
Understanding of Windows, Linux server infrastructure

Desired Skills, behaviors & traits:
Results focused
Self-driven personality and willing to learn new products and services.
Proven track record of managing shared services delivery
Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly with senior stakeholders
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Strong understanding of risk management and information security principles
Knowledge in IT operations, systems development, IT compliance and IS Audit.

Relevant Industry Certificates are highly desirable:
Information Security certificates, any of: CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSec: SANS, CEH

Client : Insurance