Senior Manager IS Consulting at Kaiser Permanente

Expires in 12 days

Description:

This managing level position leads a team of IT consultants in assigned business area to ensure project/program objectives and business needs are being met by ensuring that high-level business requirements are thoroughly and accurately documented in accordance with company standards. This includes overseeing the solution design process by providing insight and guidance to ensure solutions are aligned with business strategies, operational work flow, established budgets, and vendor service level agreements.This role also ensures consultant resources are assigned in consideration of team member skills, development needs, and project requirements and supports the IT Consultant community of practice by facilitating the implementation and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes.
Essential Responsibilities:
Manages designated units by translating business plans into tactical action items; communicating goals and objectives; ensuring all policies and procedures are followed; overseeing the completion of work assignments; assuming responsibility for decision making; aligning team efforts; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; incorporating resources, costs, and forecasts into unit plans; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; partnering with key stakeholders and business leaders to ensure products and/or services meet requirements and expectations while aligning with departmental strategies; and influencing units to operate in alignment with business objectives.
Pursues professional growth and provides developmental opportunities for others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; hiring, training, and developing talent for growth opportunities; delegating tasks and decisions; fostering open dialogue amongst departments; strategically evaluating talent for succession planning; setting performance management guidelines and expectations across units; and working closely with employees to set goals and provide open feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
Effectively communicates investigative findings to non-technical audiences.
Manages information sharing and integration procedures across cyber security to ensure the exchange of threat intelligence and cyber security vulnerability assessment data.
Defines KPIs and ensures the ongoing tracking and reporting of performance metrics.
Communicates lessons learned and feedback to consulting teams, leadership, and the larger information security community.
Supports the security consultant community of practice by facilitating the implementation and maintenance of standardized security tools, templates, and processes.
Manages budgeting and capital planning both at the project/program and annual business cycle levels.
Manages the capacity and demand for security consultant resources by monitoring current and future demand for IT consultants within assigned business function.
Collaborates with HR, cyber security leadership, and talent management to develop or enhance security consultant learning and development programs.
Evaluates existing security consultant resources to determine coverage of the necessary skills and knowledge required to meet ongoing business demands and develop strategies to address talent gaps.
Ensures security consultant resources are assigned in consideration of team member skills, development needs, and project requirements by facilitating and managing partnerships between consultants, Program/Project Managers, and other IT planning leaders to drive short-term workforce planning efforts.
Serves as an escalation point on issues, dependencies, and risks related to security testing.
Reviews and approves vulnerability assessment and penetration testing plan, methodologies, and standard processes for moderately to highly complex technology initiatives across multiple IT domains.
Researches and stays abreast of industry trends, emerging threats, best practices, and cutting edge techniques to creatively discover and exploit vulnerabilities, and recommend security solutions for technology systems.
Determines testing scope and approach, and collaborates with cross-functional IT and business stakeholders to review and approve the overall testing approach.
Validates security test scenarios across various SDLC phases (e.g., development, reproduction, production) for critical projects.
Reviews and provides QA of regular security reports from the assessment team (e.g., status updates, risk assessment reports, remediation reports) and generating high level themes for executive reporting.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum three (3) years experience in an informal leadership role working with project or technical teams.Minimum two (2) years managing operating budgets and/or project financials.Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Social Science, Mathematics, or related field and Minimum seven (7) years experience in IT or a related field, including Minimum four (4) years in information security, network engineering, or application development. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Preferred Qualifications: Three (3) years supervisory experienceTwo (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above)Two (2) years experience managing cross-functional project teams
Master's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Social Science, Mathematics, or related field.

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