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Project/Program Manager

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 01/02/2019
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McAfee is seeking a Project/Program Manager to successfully drive delivery of technical projects as part of the Security Program Management team in the Office of the CISO.  This Project/Program Manager will contribute towards the vision of delivering against the Information Security organization’s roadmap of Product Delivery, Security Operations, Security Engineering, and Risk & Compliance programs. 

As a Project/Program Manager, a typical day might include the following:

  • Utilize project management fundamentals to drive successful delivery of program objectives
  • Own project/program lifecycle of technical product, security, network, and IT projects
  • Facilitate the translation of business requirements into project requirements; define project goals, scope, approach, and overall task plan including critical path tasks
  • Drive project/program execution leveraging deliverables including; scoping and commitment plans, implementation plans, project schedules, project budget reporting and variances, issues & action management plans, meeting minutes, risks assessment and contingency plans
  • Monitor and provide awareness of all milestones and deliverables for all phases on a routine basis, driving teams to deliver on schedule
  • Establish, facilitate and document project meetings with project participants and stakeholders to drive initiatives forward
  • Anticipate problems and complications, and formulate solutions and plans of action to remediate and drive successful delivery of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Leverage technical implementation experience and lead in a team environment to manage and deliver multiple medium to large IS projects concurrently
  • Monitors project status and effectively communicates project expectations and status to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Able to quickly and accurately communicate risks and issues through status reports, email, project review meetings and one on one discussions with IS leadership.
  • Execute a plan to bring a project to a successful conclusion or determine the project cannot meet its intended goals and recommend appropriate next steps
  • Establish effective relationships and influence within IS and respective line of business

You possess:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Program and/or Project management in a technology environment with multi-site and cross functional teams
  • A BA or BS degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • PMP or PgMP certification preferred
  • Technical and/or Security certifications - Microsoft, ISACA, (ISC)2, CompTIA Certifications highly desired
  • Practical knowledge and hands on experience with both agile and non-agile project methodologies with an implementation and delivery focus
  • Magnificent communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with technical and non-technical groups, including executives, managers, business and technical staff
  • The ability to build, develop and grow business relationships vital to the success of the Information Security organization


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Texas, Plano

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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