Full Time Job

Project Manager, IT Security

Penguin Random House

New York, NY 03-21-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Project Manager, IT Security (Open to Remote)

The Jr. IT Security Project Manager will be responsible for assisting in the management and execution of IT security projects. This role requires mid-level project management skills, including the ability to manage meetings, document meeting minutes, and ensure timely completion of action items. The successful candidate will possess effective communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. While beginner-level knowledge of information security principles and best practices is helpful, we're particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate a strong desire to learn and deepen their understanding of IT Security. Familiarity with various security technologies such as network security, endpoint security, identity and access management (IAM), SIEM, and cloud security is a plus. This position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to our organization's security posture and the successful implementation of our security initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist in the planning and creation of project plans, and implementation of IT security projects
• Manage project meetings, accurately capture meeting minutes, and ensure timely follow-up on action items
• Coordinate with internal teams and vendors to ensure project milestones are met
• Monitor project progress, handle any issues that arise, and report on project status to stakeholders
• Send and maintain weekly executive-level status reports

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
• 1-3 years of experience in project management or IT Security
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field
• Possession of PMP, cybersecurity certifications (SEC+, CISA, CISM, CISSP), or relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a college degree
• Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
• Strong communication and team collaboration skills
• Proficient in MS Office suite, specifically PowerPoint
• Familiarity with waterfall and agile project management methodologies

To learn more about our IT Department and their initiatives, visit our Tech Talent site.

For any questions you may have, please refer to our FAQ page here.

The salary for this position is $85,000-$100,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results.

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0m71-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $85,000 to $100,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.