IT Security Delivery Manager

Our client, a leading multi-national, is now seeking a Security Delivery Manager on a permanent basis based in South Dublin. You will be dealing with day-to-day co-ordination and leadership of the Security Architecture, Design and Testing resources across 10-15 projects/work-streams.


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  • Delivers internal Technology Security projects on time, on budget, and at the expected quality
  • Provides input into the Technology Security Baseline planning
  • Drives and promotes an integrated approach to identify and reduce Security risks
  • Responsible for development of Security testing strategy and Security testing plans across multiple projects being delivered in a release or across multiple work-streams in a program
  • Overall responsibility for all Security assessment and testing activities, deliverables and resources across various releases and programs
  • Responsible for Technology Security Signoff and the associated closeout / Risk Handling documentation to be presented to upper management
  • Ensures all Security acceptance criteria are defined and agreed for each project
  • Prepares, documents and communicates Information Security risk analysis results for projects
  • Develops mitigation plans to bring the identified Security risks within the accepted risk tolerance
  • Communicates with project resources, e.g. architects, developers, operations, etc. at a technical level to assist with the effective mitigation of Security risks
  • Verifies vendor mitigation plans in terms of coverage, efficiency, dependencies, schedule alignment
  • Attends Project Sizing sessions and provide high level (VROM) estimates of effort (time & cost)
  • Ensures estimated timeframes are accepted and met
  • Develops and provides Security testing requirements and estimates for projects planning
  • Develops the resourcing plans for Security testing, which clarifies vendor, 3rd party, contractor and company allocation of resources
  • Matrix management of all resources required for Security testing on a Release/Programme; communicates requirements to and from all stakeholders
  • Assigns specific Security tasks, resources and deadlines in order to regularly deliver secure products and services, on time, on budget
  • Acts as the escalation point for Security Assessments and Testing
  • Tracks and reports on the prioritisation, resolution and escalation of Security risks and defects
  • Reviews project changes that impact the Security assessment or testing
  • Maintains ongoing compliance with Enterprise Architecture, Group Technology Security policies and standards, and industry standards and best practices
  • Manages reporting for the team, ensuring formats for weekly reports, programme boards and steering committees are adhered to and delivered in a timely manner
  • Maintains delivery dashboards for senior stakeholders
  • Works with all project managers to ensure up to date and accurate view of all project budgets
  • Liaises with the Financial planners to ensure timely delivery of monthly project reports
  • Liaises with the Finance Investment Controller and Capital Accountant to ensure timely implementation of financial processes
  • Supports the Project Managers with the raising of Purchase Orders, Goods Receipting and Financial administration
  • Reviews and validates Security Work Orders and RFP documentation
  • Adopts and promotes a culture of continuous improvement whereby inefficiencies in the project and financial processes are identified and improvements implemented
  • Ensures a consistent approach across the projects by implementing supporting templates and processes
  • Liaises with stakeholders to agree their participation in Security testing and mitigation activities
  • Liaises with vendors to align Security testing approaches across projects/ Releases/ programmes
  • Drives synergies with vendors to improve efficiencies and the time to market for new products and services
  • Builds productive working relationship with other business functions
  • Communicates with all key stakeholders – e.g. Project Manager, Business Owners, participate in gate reviews, etc.
  • Acts as an internal Security consultant to advise or influence business and technical partners
  • Management of contingency / unplanned Security (re)assessment and (re)testing
  • Drives Continuous Improvements and best practices within the Security framework
  • Organises Post implementation reviews
  • Mentors team members


  • Bachelor/Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications or another related technical degree
  • 5+ years IT Security Management experience, with a focus on Delivery, Security Architecture and Project Management
  • Excellent planning, organization and problem solving skills
  • In-depth knowledge of system development life cycle
  • Solid vendor management experience, proven experience managing complex integration issues across multiple vendors
  • Very good analytical and reporting skills
  • Aptitude for assessing Security related issues and requirements from both a business and Information Security perspective
  • Ability to effectively address both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proficient at working with executive management, internal business units and vendors to resolve risk issues and to develop efficient and effective action plans
  • Ability to extract data from many sources and aggregate it into more useful information
  • Excellent communicating skills with the ability to articulate complex technical issues in simple terms, and to provide accurate and user-friendly reports and documentation
  • Team player with leadership, diplomacy and advocacy skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to frequent environment changes (infrastructure, organisation, priorities etc.)
  • Consistent performer with a strong sense of urgency & effective time management skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and independently perform assignments to a high standard with the minimum amount of supervision
  • Highly organised with impeccable attention to detail
  • Rational and calm under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of IT and Security technologies
  • Solid knowledge of telecom systems, networks, protocols and processes (e.g. billing, mediation, provisioning, signalling, VoIP etc.)
  • Relevant certs are an advantage, e.g. (ISC)2 CISSP, ISACA CISM/CISA/CRISC, SANS GIAC, TOGAF, PMP, ITIL, ISO27k LA/LI
  • Familiar with the laws, regulations, industry standards and guidance pertaining to Data Protection, Information Security, electronic payments and the Telecommunication industry.

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