Lead Project Manager - CISO - Security Assurance Job
American Express - Phoenix, AZ

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Lead Project Manager - CISO - Security Assurance-13001755

Description
Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating security assurance projects from initiation through to implementation. Leads cross-functional project teams and works with Business Analysts/partners to determine and translate business requirements into technology solutions. Responsible for managing project costs, resources, change requests, risk and issues to ensure that maximum business benefit maintained as well as provision of regular project status updates.

* Develops high-level project plans and ensures that the scope and approach are fully understood by all stakeholders.
* Ensures that the supporting Business Case is updated throughout the course of delivery and works with the business to ensure business case objectives are met.
* Assembles project plans, ensures all systems of record for project reporting are kept current, and directs and monitors work effort on a regular basis.
* Reviews development estimates from Development Teams and actively seeks clarification/verification as appropriate.
* Ensures accurate reflection of Project Budgets, Forecasts and Actuals within Clarity.
* Identifies and tracks key project milestones (base-lining critical path).
* Monitors and communicates the progress of project delivery and ensures timely and effective communication of project status in terms of cost, forecast, schedule and assessment of risks/issues.
* Negotiates and influences cross-functional teams to ensure appropriate resourcing levels are engaged and maintained throughout the course of the development life cycle.
* Pro-actively anticipates project risks and issues and ensures adequate mitigation is put in place to ensure delivery is not compromised.
* Ensures effective change control procedures and processes are efficiently used to maintain control on scope, schedule and cost.
* Oversees quality assurance and ensures appropriate levels of end-to-end testing resources across the project are deployed.
* Facilitates Post Implementation Reviews and ensures lessons learned are carried forward appropriately.
* Typically holds a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, or other related field (or has equivalent work experience).
* Typically has previous IT and business work experience including managing team(s) in analysis and/or programming functions.
* Requires financial acumen in terms of representing project financials within the Clarity tools.
* Certification requirement : PMI or equivalent Project Management certification (e.g.. Certified Associate in Project Management, Certified Project Management Practitioner, International Project Management Association)

American Express is an equal opportunity employer.
Minimum Qualifications:

* Typically holds a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, or other related field (or has equivalent work experience).
* Typically has previous IT and business work experience including managing team(s) in analysis and/or programming functions.
* Requires financial acumen in terms of representing project financials within the Clarity tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Certification preferences : PMI or equivalent Project Management certification (e.g.. Certified Associate in Project Management, Certified Project Management Practitioner, International Project Management Association)
* Professional security certification preferred (e.g. CISSP, CISM, etc.).
* Experience managing security assurance functions, including penetration tests for operating systems and applications.
* Excellent interpersonal abilities with strong written and oral communication skills.

Job: Amex Technologies
Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Other Locations
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Schedule: Full-time

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