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Senior Cybersecurity Project Manager
Company Danaher
Location Chicago IL or Washington DC
Preferred GIAC Certifications GSLC or other GIAC Management Cert
Travel 10%
Salary Not provided
Contact Name Apply on Website
Contact Email mshrewsbury/at/
Expires 2021-09-14

Job Description

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Washington DC, United States
You will serve as a member of the Danaher Information Security team to lead project delivery excellence and ensure the on-time completion of project work for the department! You will work with the Sr. Director Security Program Management Office (SPMO) and work closely with executives, project owners, engineers and partners to security services to over 20 operating companies with the Danaher Corporation portfolio of businesses. Use existing and help instill program and project governance and management processes to ensure delivery excellence across a range of technical projects to continually assess and enhance cybersecurity protections for the organization!

Serve an important role in ensuring project portfolios and initiatives are effectively planned, executed and delivered according to defined project metrics. Manager scope, work, detailed planning, timelines, achievements, communicating status to audiences with detailed progress and metrics across a large, multi-dimensional cybersecurity program. The program spans over 20 global operating companies, multiple IT/engineering/Business teams, projects, geographies, time zones, work, stands-up new capabilities and enhances existing capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities

Lead diverse & matrixed project teams comprised of other project managers and leaders, IT resources, security team personnel and external vendor partners according to project needs and scope

Coordinate and ensure decentralized project execution and accountability through a standardized project delivery approach applied uniquely to each operating company

Design and use standard work processes for iterative value-based project delivery and to ensure on-time delivery and transparency

Clearly communicate the “who, what, why, how?” of security initiatives in simple to understand terms

Develop and track detailed project plans, schedules, timelines, achievements, risk and issues to drive successful outcomes

Maintain and provide status reporting to leadership (executive level) and call out issues to avoid unplanned delays or missed outcome realization

Distill and explain sophisticated problems into manageable tasks with clear goals for achievement

Utilize relevant Lean and systematic approaches for agile project delivery practices

Participate in the planning process and provide input to the program roadmap


7+ years of experience in large enterprise environments leading large scale technical and/or cybersecurity projects; Waterfall, Agile, scrum or other technical project management experience

Bachelor’s degree in a technical or similarly related field or equivalent work experience

Ability to work hands-on with the project team and lead the end-to-end plan by staying focused on the big picture results

Ability to effectively lead in a matrixed & distributed organizational structure through consensus and relationship building

Able to navigate through ambiguity to anticipate and overcome challenges and keep project teams focused on delivering improved outcomes

Strong collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills

Familiarity working with internal and external resources and service providers and working across different time zones

Possess superior problem-solving skills; able to direct the resolution of sophisticated, operational and organizational problems using the appropriate resources within or outside the department

Self-motivated, able to work independently and with a team

Detail and results oriented

Desire to learn new concepts and take on new challenges

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or to request accommodation.

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