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Cybersecurity Program Manager - P115731_S3

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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The Cybersecurity DMS Program Manager is a new role responsible for leading execution and optimization of department DMS efforts. The primary responsibility of the Program Manager is to partner with BT Cybersecurity teams to scale and optimize DMS lean and agile practices. A second key responsibility is to oversee Agile Release Train (ART) processes, planning, execution and continuous improvement. The Program Manager may also oversee other major cybersecurity initiatives as required.


Set direction, organize and enable collaboration across cross-functional teams

Perform duties of the Cybersecurity DMS Program Manager such as:

  • Partner with key Cyber stakeholders on strategic planning to ensure alignment on timing, resource needs and execution plans
  • Coordinate events and lead tactical projects in support of Cyber programs
  • Ensure lean management systems are effectively adopted

Perform duties of the Cybersecurity Release Train Engineer such as:

  • Establish Program Increments calendar; plan and facilitate PI planning events; aggregate team objectives into Program PI objectives
  • Manage and track program level execution and PI feature delivery; escalate impediments and risks; create and report applicable metrics
  • Drive program level continuous improvement and consistency; collaborate with other RTEs for resolving prioritization, conflicts and synchronization
  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the Release Trains
  • Identify unique opportunities and challenges associated with driving continuous improvements

Mentor and coach staff to assist in professional development

Prepare reports and presentation material on a variety of topics for all levels of management and oversight organizations

Stay abreast of trends, assess impact and recommend executable actions

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • 8+ years of experience in Information Security, IT , or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, IT, Computer Science , or related field

  • Extensive experience with Discover DMS and Agile practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to anticipate roadblocks, identify alternatives and negotiate successful outcomes
  • 2+ years as Release Train Engineer
  • 5+ years Program Office leadership


Scaled Agile (SAFe) related certification


Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-13 Expires: 2019-10-13

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