Senior Project Manager

Northern Ireland - Belfast

Location(s)

Northern Ireland - Belfast

Team(s)

Information Security


Senior Project Manager

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!

Rapid 7 is seeking an Information Security Project Manager that will be a critical element of our mission to bridge the gap between effective strategy and execution. This role will be working with highly engaged and capable teams to implement complex, cross-functional initiatives. They will be expected to come to the table with a strong servant-leadership mindset and a well equipped toolkit of project management methodologies and best practices. They are capable of focusing on outcomes and driving adaptive execution, and see risks as an opportunity to securely advance.

An Information Security Project Manager at Rapid7 will be responsible for:

  • Effective Project Management:

    • Driving discovery, requirements gathering, and solutioning for security related projects.

    • Developing clear and actionable project plans and schedules.

    • Carefully documenting and managing project milestones, deliverables, deadlines, and scope.

    • Ensuring that project risks are raised early and often, and leading discussions around mitigation strategies.

    • Owning critical communication and resolution for issues that introduce risk or critical path disruption.

  • Simplify and Streamline the Project Delivery Process:

    • Facilitating well documented change management where necessary.

    • Strong experience with project enablement, handoff, and implementing effective adoption strategies.

    • Strengthen our Security PMO by facilitating the adoption of common project artifacts, processes, communications protocols, and tooling.

  • Project Decision Support and Strategy:

    • Bridging project objectives to our broader department strategy.

    • Proactively maintaining project roadmap, dependencies, risks, and OKRs.

    • Collaborating with our Security PMO to ensure that projects are prioritized accurately and resource allocation is up to date.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3+ years of project management experience

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with cross functional stakeholders

  • Exceptional presentation skills with the ability to translate technical concepts into business context

  • Ability to easily shift between big-picture objectives and detailed tasks

  • Demonstrated understanding of software development lifecycle and methodologies

  • Exceptional communication skills and experience with facilitating cross functional collaboration

  • Strong aptitude for developing partnerships across functional areas

  • Fluency with a standard suite of project management tools, particularly Jira and Confluence

  • Experience working with teams on technical projects

Preferred:

  • PMP Certification

  • Advanced Jira and Confluence capabilities