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Senior Project Manager, Information Security

Tesla Motors - Fremont, CA

Tesla Motors is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual committed to successful delivery of technical projects to join our Project Management Office.

We are looking for a highly motivated Information Security Project Manager to support Information Security at Tesla Motors. Knowledgeable technically in areas of Information Security including but not limited to: IT Infrastructure, Application Environments, IT Security, Networking, and technical compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

Must be able to mitigate the business risk by designing and implementing security solutions at applications, perimeter and endpoint devices.

Work with the IT applications team to audit application platforms throughout the development cycle, identify security risks and mitigate the risks by suggesting and implementing the remediation actions.

Enable rapid, predictable, transparent delivery of high-quality IT security solutions/projects. Manage key complex, cross-functional IT programs & projects with regard to scope, schedule, resources and budget. Establish and manage project schedules and work breakdown structures to ensure project objectives are met. Create and drive project plans to optimize resources.

Engage, promote and improve the Tesla Motors IT Project Life Cycle methodology and use of Tesla’s Daptiv Portfolio & Project Management (PPM) tool for rapid, high-quality IT execution.

Organization Maturity: Accelerate IT maturity re portfolio & project management for increased success. Lead, guide & advise business & IT resources for increased adoption of streamlined processes & tools. Define and implement change acceptance & training plans as needed.

Operational excellence: accurate and timely information, accountability, meet commitments & timelines, efficient use of Tesla resources.

Conducts system security risk assessments to identify weaknesses, scans for operating system vulnerabilities, recommends and prioritizes remediation actions.

Experience with SOX & information technology controls to ensure compliance.

Communication: Maintain timely, clear lines of communications with co-workers, management & executives in all areas to ensure that all are continually updated and not surprised.

Exercise broad expertise, knowledge & skills to develop objectives & achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Analyze situations & data and evaluate intangibles.

Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining high-quality results.

Build strong relationships; create informal networks and coordinate among groups.

Act independently to determine effective methods and procedures.

Serve in an advisory/coach capacity to others as needed.

Continually seeks ways to streamline & improve process effectiveness & efficiency, and to anticipate and prevent problems.

Promote & enhance teamwork.


BA/BS in Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related area. Or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability

10 years’ experience in project management of IT Operations & Infrastructure initiatives in a fast-paced, global environment (e.g., datacenter setup, WAN implementation, Disaster recovery setup, client deployments including large-scale OS upgrades, infrastructure, operations, networking, telecom, and/or security). Experience coordinating complex infrastructure builds a plus.

Expertise in enterprise information security, specifically in a large technology firms or cloud services.

Outstanding oral & written communications skills and ability to articulate complex information in a simple way to senior IT / business stakeholders.

Track record of successfully delivering complex IT projects in scope, on-time, and within budget in a fast-paced, complex environment.

Outstanding facilitation, leadership and problem solving skills.

Strong relationship-building skills.

Evidence of exceptional ability.

Advanced degree and /or project management certifications, e.g., PMP / CSM / PMI-ACP a plus.

Manufacturing / automotive domain & people leadership/management experience a plus.

​ Nice to have:

Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CE|H)

8 days 22 hours ago

Tesla Motors


Senior Project Manager, Information Security Tesla Motors - Fremont, CA, United States


Location: Fremont, CA

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