Assurance Operations, Project Manager

Trail of Bits

New York, NY


About Trail of BitsTrail of Bits helps secure the world’s most targeted organizations and products.

We combine high-end security research with a real-world attacker mentality to reduce risk and fortify code.

As a cybersecurity research and consulting firm, we serve clients in the defense, tech, finance, and blockchain industries.

We help with their most difficult security challenges by designing and building new technology, researching new techniques to advance the state of practice, and reviewing the security of the latest available technology products before they hit the market.

Our team consumes, produces, and presents research as a natural part of doing business.

When we make new discoveries or developments, we strive to share our knowledge and release our tools as open source.

It’s a practice that’s earned us industry accolades and helped contribute to our double-digit bottom-line growth.

Role This role will join the newly created Assurance Operations team.

Founded in 2022, the mission of this team is to support the Assurance Practice by making our engineers’ work easier to perform.

To ensure that our engineers can focus on what they do best, we take care of implementing workflow optimizations, planning and executing initiatives, and ensuring that the Assurance Practice’s work aligns with the other teams at Trail of Bits.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Assurance Operations Project Manager will provide support in managing various initiatives, including identifying, designing, and implementing improvements in the way the Assurance Operations team works and collaborates with the rest of the company.

Responsibilities

    • Improve the Assurance Operations team’s frameworks and platforms to enhance the visibility, planning, and execution of our initiatives.

    • Manage the Assurance Operations team's internal projects (e.

      g.

      , implementing new tools and processes, identifying opportunities to improve existing ones, etc.

      ) by leveraging Agile principles and by ensuring that the project’s targets are met on time and on budget and are implemented effectively.

    • Oversee and prioritize multiple deliverables concurrently, tracking key activities while managing outcomes.

    • Identify and raise issues or blockers with internal stakeholders and provide mitigation options and requirements to resolve them.

    • Create and provide reports and metrics on the status of Assurance initiatives to the Operations Director.

    • Collaborate with other teams (specifically Go To Market and Operations) on shared initiatives (e.

      g.

      , supporting the building and migration of systems, the implementation of company-wide tools and processes, etc).

Requirements

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in project management.

    • 3+ years of experience in the security industry or in a highly technical environment.

    • Experience working with Agile principles and methodologies.

    • An understanding of the key principles and fundamentals of security strategy and risk management.

       
    • Experience working in a global environment.

    • The ability to work in a dynamic environment (one with changing priorities that requires a problem-solving attitude).

    • Experience in writing clear and concise procedural documentation for a technical audience.

    • A passion for working with people across various functions, cultures, and levels.

    • A bachelor's degree in information systems management, business management, computer science, or a similar field preferred but not required.

       
    • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to maintain numerous relationships across the organization.

    • Exceptional organization skills and the ability to work effectively in both a deeply technical environment and in a non-technical business user environment.

    • A bachelor's degree in information systems management, business management, computer science, or a similar field preferred but not required.

       

Company Perks

    • Before, during and after COVID-19, our workforce works flexibly.

      Many employees choose to work from home around the globe.

      As long as you deliver against your goals, we encourage you to harness your personal working style to let you work best.

    • Liberal expense policy for acquiring the equipment and software that help you do your job.

      If we need hardware to work effectively, we buy it.

       
    • We offer exceptional and tailored technical, leadership and organizational training for our team members.

      Everyone is encouraged to identify additional opportunities for personal professional growth with working at Trail of Bits.

    • We routinely highlight the amazing work our employees do via our blog, product offerings, and conference talks.

      We celebrate you!
    • We're at the forefront of a number of markets and have the internal expertise and the ambition to capitalize on those opportunities.

      Our employees see their work in use and valued by many others.

Benefits for US Employees

    • Multiple generous health, vision, and dental insurance plans including no-monthly-premium options supporting individuals and families through JustWorks.

    • Ancillary benefits including life and disability insurance, pre-tax commuter benefits, free Citi Bike membership, access to a HealthAdvocate, a healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and a free One Medical membership.

    • 4 months paid parental leave.

    • 401k with 5% company matching through Betterment.

    • Moving expenses: $5,000 one-time.

    • Charitable donations matching up to $2,000.

    • One time $1,000 at home office expense stipend.

    • $500/year personal learning & development budget.

       
    • Executive coaching for managers and above.

    • Options for coworking space (some restrictions may apply).

       
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance.

    • 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year.

    • 14 company holidays per year.

    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren.

    • Manage your student loans right alongside your 401(k) in Betterment.

Benefits for Eligible Canadian Employees

    • Premium health, vision, and dental insurance plans.

    • Life/AD&D Insurance options, as well as short- and long-term disability insurance plans.

    • RRSP plan with 5% company matching.

    • Charitable donation matching up to USD $2000.

    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance.

    • 10 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 days of sick time per year.

    • 14 company holidays including provincial statutory holidays and select US holidays per year.

    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren.

Dedication to diversity, equity & inclusionTrail of Bits is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees can thrive and be themselves! We welcome all persons into our community.

We embrace the diversity of gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical and mental disabilities, medical condition, genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, marital status, family care or medical leave status, military or veteran status, or perceived membership in any of these groups.

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