Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) is helping organizations around the globe advance securely. Our technology, services, and community-focused research simplify complexity for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. With more than 9000 customers across 120+ countries, Rapid7 is a recognized leader in cybersecurity that has proudly earned numerous industry accolades and strong recognition for our technology and culture. Learn more at www.rapid7.com.
Do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment? Are you the type who is willing to grab a shovel and dig in to get things done? Do you love tracking little details but are also excited by delivering on the big business outcomes? If you answered yes, then this may be the role for you…
Rapid7 is seeking an IT Project Manager to join our growing IT Business Outcomes Management team (IT's Project Management Office). The IT Project Manager facilitates efficient delivery of business outcomes in an agile and lean way within the Information Technology team at Rapid7. They provide timely and accurate decision support for prioritization, business and resourcing questions. They are custodians and evangelists of the “secret sauce” of how Rapid7 IT delivers value.
Effective project management
Create, update, and maintain detailed documentation for plans as required by project teams and executive stakeholders
Manage changes to the scope, schedule and deliverables of each project using appropriate verification techniques
Remove barriers to execution: visibility, communication, ownership, and impediments
Project decision support
Providing insight into how we are executing for the purpose of prioritization and resource allocation.
Increase velocity of planning and prioritization
Simplify and streamline the project delivery process
Maintain, expand & evangelize the project tooling that provides visibility and predictability into solution and project delivery
Provide easy to use tools and project artifacts for project execution, monitoring and value realization
Operate and improve efficiency of sustaining operations
Create delivery cadence through facilitation and tooling for weekly prioritization/alignment meetings and other feedback loops
Coordinate work between multiple IT teams, understanding how each team manages their work
Establish working groups and feedback loops between IT and non-IT groups.
Collect, organize and structure tribal knowledge
Creation and maintenance of operating mechanisms
The ideal candidate will bring the following experience to the table:
2+ years managing complex technology projects - often more than one at a time.
Able to deliver on smaller project outputs while also focusing on the bigger outcome
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and influence without having direct authority over resources
Willingness to cater your project management methodology to the project & project team
Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables using strong negotiation and problem solving skills
Ability to easily shift between big-picture objectives and numerous detailed tasks
Strong aptitude for developing partnerships across functional areas
Experience managing office build out projects for IT is a plus
Admin experience with Jira & Confluence preferred