Senior Technical Program Manager
Enterprise Security
Posted on 3/28/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in the capacity of a Technical Program Manager, Product Manager, Engineering Manager or Security Engineer in domains of Security, Compliance or IT
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or a technical field or equivalent experience
  • Hands-on experience in driving security programs such as identity & access management, detection & response, threat intel, vulnerability management, endpoint/device security, network security or 3rd party risk management
  • Experience with driving implementation of security standards such ISO 27001, SOC2, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53 or NIST 800-37
  • Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through your relationships
  • Experience with planning and driving organization wide multi-year engineering initiatives
  • Experience with driving and managing company wide disruptive changes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with creating detailed reporting and dashboards
  • Strong technical, analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive decisions
  • Establish Security Initiatives and Programs
  • Function as internal product manager for enterprise security capabilities
  • Identify security gaps, design security controls and develop security programs for Aurora's enterprise IT infrastructure and operations
  • Partner closely with Aurora's IT Engineering, IT Operations, Developer Operations, Aurora Trucking Operations, Communications, Legal and Supply Chain teams to develop execution plans for security initiatives
  • Build a security support interface between Security and the rest of the company
  • Drive Security Program Execution and Risks Resolution
  • Drive company wide planning, roadmapping, resourcing of enterprise security and compliance initiatives
  • Interface with engineering managers and engineers to estimate work efforts, define milestones and manage resources
  • Track progress, roadblocks and potential risks of enterprise security initiatives and programs
  • Proactively ask questions to drive clarity in execution dependencies and priorities to push the team to be highly effective
  • Identify procedural, operational, and communication gaps, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities
  • Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress
  • Willingness and ability to dive into problems and document, drive alignment, drive plans and assist with execution
  • Manage Stakeholders and Communications
  • Establish communication interfaces to keep various levels of stakeholders informed
  • Publish regular reports on programs KPIs and risks
  • Engage the right stakeholders as needed to enable timely strategic and tactical decision making
Desired Qualifications
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSK, GIAC, Prosci, SAFe, CSM or PMP
  • Experience with developing threat models and using threat models to develop security controls and initiatives
  • Experience as an internal security consultant/advisor
  • Familiarity with Zero Trust Architecture principles
  • Experience implementing cloud security controls
  • Experience with setting organization wide security programs (e.g. security detection and response, vulnerability management, threat intel) from ground-up
  • Ability to work within organizations with minimal structure and with minimal direction
  • Experience with creating communication plans for various levels of stakeholders
  • Excellent emotional intelligence
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company Overview
Aurora is on a mission to build self-driving technology that will revolutionize the future of transportation. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks
  • Medical, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Aurora Academy
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Onsite Food
  • PerkSpot
  • Working from Home Support
  • Emotional & Physical Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program
Company Core Values
  • Operate with integrity - We do the right thing, even if it delays our work or makes less money
  • Focus - We’re solving one of the most challenging problems of our generation, and we’ll get there by fostering a culture of depth, focus, and rigorous engineering
  • No jerks - We solve hard technical problems through discussion and collaboration. We don’t waste time battling over personalities and egos
  • Be reasonable - We expect each other to use good judgment and always have the best interest of the company and our partners in mind
  • Set outrageous goals - We set ambitious goals that demand commitment and push us to do our best work
  • Win together - We are building a technology and a company that will serve people and communities around the world. Our team’s diverse perspective and experience make us stronger and better reflect the world we live in