Center for Internet Security, Inc.

Program Manager, Project Management Office

Job Locations US-NY-Albany
Project Management and Agile
Regular Full-Time


The Program Manager position will lead complex and strategic CIS initiatives spanning multiple domains in the organization. The Program Manager will ensure that CIS’ Program Management Office leverages Agile processes and methods in the execution of these strategic initiatives. The candidate will coach project managers in best practices and help drive adoption of PMO best practices in execution across CIS.

What You'll Do

  • Leadership
    • Develop templates and best practices for the PMO and organization-wide project managers
    • Provide coaching to CIS-wide project managers to expand CIS project management capabilities
    • Lead change management and guide project managers through the process
  • Strategic Program Management
    • Coordinate internal resources, strategic stakeholders, and third parties/vendor members for the effective execution of PMO and CIS-wide complex projects and programs
    • Employ Agile practices (Scrum, Kanban, Lean) in the execution of project deliverables
    • Develop product backlogs, establish Epics, Releases, Stories, Sprints in the delivery of Agile projects
    • Develop project and program objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
    • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation on programs and underlying projects
    • Measure program performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
    • Foresee and minimize program risks and advise resolution tactics
    • Manage relationships among all stakeholders, including members and vendor members and business partners
  • Present progress reports as well as identified problems and solutions to stakeholders and management
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field*
  • 3+ related certifications (or equivalent additional experience/education) such as PMI-PMP, PMI-
  • PgMP, PMI-PfMP, ITIL, PMI-SP, PSM-1, Lean Six Sigma Certification (green or above), PSM-1, or similar
  • 10+ years’ experience in facilitation, and program/project management
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Strong presentation capabilities
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

It's a Plus if You Have:

  • Atlassian Jira expertise
  • Atlassian Align expertise
  • Microsoft Project expertise
  • Project Management experience in Cybersecurity field

*Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.


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