General Motors Connected Vehicle Cybersecurity Program Manager - ENG0032148 in Detroit, Michigan

BACKGROUND:

The Connected Vehicle Cybersecurity Program Manager is responsible for the support and execution of product cybersecurity elements across global programs and services. Executions include working with multiple Security, IT and Engineering leadership/stakeholders and a variety of Security, IT and Engineering technical resources to identify and plan Physical and Cybersecurity work to meet/exceed corporate initiatives. Deliverables include, but not limited to creating work breakdown structures (WBS), project plans, project cost estimates, project recommendations, status reports, and executive presentations. Work closely with variety of IT technical skilled personnel (Servers, Network, Messaging, Cybersecurity, and Physical Security) and Engineering technical skilled personnel (Systems and Design Release Engineers). Oversee work of other contractors and coordinate work with IT and Engineering managers, leaders and analysts.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage multiple projects with broad scope, ambiguity, and high degree of difficulty
  • Expert in demonstrating proficiency in a wide range of information IT security technologies, embedded security, and platforms
  • Expert with a high level of analytical ability where problems are typically unusual and difficult - gather and interpret complex qualitative or quantitative data
  • A working knowledge of cybersecurity principles and elements
  • Understand global program structure, launch plan and timing, and global program ownership
  • Answer front line questions from program teams, Cybersecurity, IT, engineering and electrical teams
  • Accountable for understanding and communicating security policies, requirements, controls and standards
  • Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions
  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of assigned projects and work activities
  • Coordinate with validation efforts to ensure on-time execution
  • Synthesize information into reports for leadership and working team
  • Able to work with multiple teams in developmental and operational phases of system to ensure business needs are met
  • Domestic and global travel, as required

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or equivalent
  • Structured project management experience in deploying security-related initiatives
  • Broad experience in computer and network systems, including IT security
  • Design release experience, change management experience, electrical components & systems experience (understanding of firmware and ECUs)
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions and recommendations with limited data
  • Solid analytical/problem solving skills with capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead diverse/cross-functional teams, as well as mentor, motivate, and elicit work output from peers and other team members
  • Excellent verbal, written, and other interpersonal communication skills-ability to convey complex technical concepts effectively to a variety of audiences
  • Outstanding team and collaboration skills
  • Experienced and comfortable working in a delivery focused environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Efficient, action oriented, process management skills

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) certification
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and PCI Data Security Standards, experience in how they apply to enterprise systems, and process of validation through external audits
  • Experience or knowledge with Internet protocols, e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, SMTP, etc.