Cyber Security Program Manager

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Apr 13, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:

Freddie Mac's IT Transformation Management Office (TMO) supports the execution and delivery of pivotal initiatives within the IT organization. We are seeking a Program Management Technical Lead to lead large initiative delivery within Freddie Mac's Information Security and Risk Operations departments. The Manager will be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of technology focused program that support the Information Security product roadmaps and business needs. They will manage a portfolio of programs and projects, building and maintaining solid relationships with key business functions and Technology teams, to ensure the delivery of change to a committed cost, time & value.

**This position can be performed currently from a remote location but will require presence in a Freddie Mac office in the future.***

Our Impact:
  • Management of significant portfolios and programs (strategic change management, new business and product initiatives, process re-engineering, establishment of control procedures) within Information Technology division
  • Oversight of the purpose, value, status, and plans for all programs within the portfolio as well as cross program dependencies and achievement of business outcomes collectively
  • Applying standard PMO/agile scrum master principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • Proactively identifying issues and risks based on the knowledge of each project/product and their dependencies
  • Actively earn trust within the team and with our partners by being accountable, identifying risks/issues early and providing value

Your Impact:
  • Prioritize the workstreams and activities in accordance with the objective and goals of the cybersecurity modernization and risk management efforts programs.
  • Responsible for the management of a portfolio of significant projects (including cyber supply chain, vulnerability management, DevSecOps, new business and cyber initiatives, process re-engineering, establishment of control procedures) across the enterprise passionate about cloud native infrastructure and security modernization
  • Oversight of the purpose, status, and plans for all workstreams within the portfolio as well as cross program dependencies and achievement of business outcomes collectively.
  • Engage directly with partners to identify initiatives and develop business cases.
  • Develop resolutions to mitigate risk, resolve issues, ensure on budget, on scope and on time completion of achievements
  • Work on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives
  • Implement strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for acquiring results
  • Establish and assure alignment to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements
  • Regularly interact with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functions, divisions, and/or customers
  • Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to relationship

  • 8+ years of experience managing multiple technology projects and programs
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • Strong presentation skills to different audience including Senior leadership and executives
  • Experience with Agile methodology/practices and transforming the maturity, productivity and quality of teams
  • Ability to thrive in a highly ambiguous, fast paced environment where priorities shift rapidly
  • Knowledge of industry standard methodologies, frameworks and tools used in agile program management
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field or equivalent work experience

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Possessing ownership and accountability for specific delivery initiatives / portfolios
  • Executive presence with very strong leadership attributes
  • Good eye for business, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for leading change and ability to bring others along

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Administration

FLSA Status:Exempt

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