• Manager of Change and Release Management

    Job Location(s) US-IL-Schaumburg
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/31/2018 7:34 PM)
    Job ID
    Ceannate Corp
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Application Security Program Manager's primary job role is to manage the overall application security program by providing oversight and guidance to application development, release management, and change control processes. This role helps to ensure that the security of all internally developed and purchased applications are implemented securely in the non-production and production environments. The ideal candidate should be well versed in System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Program Management.


    • Planning, governance and overseeing the successful delivery of the Application Security program.
    • Provide change approval and authorization for Software updates and releases going for each environment.
    • Change Management; ensure projects (change initiatives) meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption of all Security policies and procedures.
    • Configuration Management; establish and maintain consistency of the Application Security program through Software Development processes, procedures and best practices.
    • Release Management; prepare, plan, and manage overall release tracking following the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for application releases to Production.
    • Risk Management; Identify, Assess and report risks to application security development projects.
    • Source code reviews using automated tools or manual spot check for common programming errors that have a detrimental impact on system security.
    • Documentation Repository maintenance for the application security program.


    Essential Qualifications:

    • Advanced Web technology knowledge (i.e., JavaScript, HTTP, HTML, PHP, SQL, Containers usage in DevOps)
    • Advanced knowledge of the detection, exploit, and prevention of software vulnerabilities (i.e., SQL Injection, XSS, buffer overflows)
    • Create, update, manage and distribute updated security requirements, workflows, roadmaps and their respective detail through various tracking and reporting means.
    • Must be familiar with Technologies (C#, .NET, Javascript, HTTPS, HTML, PHP, SQL)
    • Create, update, manage and distribute updated security requirements, workflows, roadmaps and their respective detail through various tracking and reporting means.
    • Excellent computer skills; strong digital literacy
    • Knowledge of security frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT)
    • Organization and planning; ability to understand and determine priorities, effectively manage time and develop work plans in order to accomplish tasks and/or projects
    • Judgment and decision making; ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
    • Innovation and creativity; ability to generate and translate ideas, and adapt to change
    • Teamwork; effectively participate and contribute as a member of a work group
    • Communication; ability to clearly organize and effectively convey information, with a particular strength in verbal communication
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Information Security and Assurance, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent related work experience
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    • Experience with the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
    • Experience with Cloud Services (AWS, Azure, etc.)
    • Experience with DevOps methodology
    • Experience with Virtualization Technologies


    Background Requirements:

    • Drug Test
    • Criminal Background
    • No Defaulted Student Loans
    • Employment and Education Verification
    • Professional References Required
    • Security Clearance - Public Trust
    • Background Investigation & Fingerprint Check
    • Male applicants born after 12/31/1959 must have registered for the Selective Service System.
      • For more information, visit the agency's website at www.sss.gov.
    • Sensitivity for this role is 6C.
    • You must be a citizen of the United States to be eligible for this position.



    Ceannate Corp is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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