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Technical Project Manager 3 - Information Security



IT, Operations
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024
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Job Summary

The Technical Project Manager is part of the Global Product and Engineering Operations team. The scope of this role spans the global Engineering organization and is responsible for managing strategic short- and long-term projects. The predominant focus for this role will be on Information Security (InfoSec) and Compliance projects. Initial projects will focus on cloud security, infrastructure security, endpoint security, hardening standards and secure configurations. You will interact with a variety of stakeholders across the product and engineering disciplines, vertical teams, senior management, and other key partners. There is also an opportunity to streamline recurring processes by applying a systematic approach.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing cross platform Infrastructure and technical implementation with focus in Information Security to ensure compliance requirements are met.
  • Act as a liaison with stakeholders across engineering to explain InfoSec requirements for cloud security, infrastructure security, endpoint security and/or other security domains, as it relates to the projects.
  • Act as a liaison with appropriate company personnel and vendors to ensure project meets compliance standards and set deadlines.
  • Coordinate multiple complex high priority tasks.
  • Assure feature and functionality and performance metrics requirements are defined.
  • Initiate, facilitate and monitor specific engineering and information security project progress and performance to assure quality and on time delivery. Ensure milestone dates are met. Monitor risks during various stages of the project and escalate issues to the appropriate level of management. Create and track end to end project plan in conjunction with the lead engineer. Track tasks and milestones across all parties, including vendors.
  • Report on project's progress as required by product engineering management. Maintain project status reports on projects. Create and manage contingency plans for projects. Communicate updates on major milestones, escalations, and status to lead engineer and lead project manager.
  • Estimate and manage budgets. Evaluate change request impact against communicated timelines.
  • Coordinate scoping and architecture review activities for initiated projects and follow process for project approval at architecture initiation board.
  • Coordinate change request generation and tracking.
  • Make project scheduling decisions in conjunction with the lead engineer or facilitate conversations necessary for decision making.
  • Identify and manage critical path and risk areas and create risk response and mitigation plans. Escalate issues as required to unblock open issues.
  • Work with other project managers to track and manage engineering and information security project dependencies.
  • Manage within budgetary objectives set by manager, monitoring and controlling costs within functional area. Work with lead engineer and management to set project specific budget, as applicable. Responsible for tracking project spend rates based on the budgets.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Creativity: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Must be flexible to periodically adjust working hours to accommodate collaboration with global team members in multiple remote locations and time zones.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience / Skills

  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure and cloud environments (i.e. AWS) with a focus in security.
  • Good understanding of information security concepts and practices.
  • Working experience with information security policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Strong knowledge of the CIA (Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability) principles of information security.
  • Basic technical knowledge in implementing security tools and controls such as CrowdStrike agents, security hardening, and End Of Life Operation System deprecation.
  • Insight into cybersecurity frameworks like NIST or ISO 27001
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience or working knowledge in information security.
  • 5-7 years of experience managing software and/or engineering projects.
  • Experience explaining complex business concepts to engineers and explaining technically complex product roadmaps to business leaders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. Be transparent.
  • Experience using business intelligence and data analytics tools (Looker, Tableau, Power BI, etc.) is a plus.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


National Pay Range: $69,220.45 USD-$162,235.43 USD

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.


Bachelor's DegreeWhile possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

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Relative Work Experience

5-7 YearsComcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.