Technical Program Manager - Security (d/f/m)



IT, Operations
Amsterdam, Netherlands · Dublin, Ireland · London, UK · Berlin, Germany · Amsterdam, Netherlands · Munich, Germany · Amsterdam, Netherlands · Madrid, Spain · Dublin, Ireland · Barcelona, Spain · Berlin, Germany
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024
The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio

This position can be office-based or fully remote from one of the following countries: Germany, Spain, Ireland, the Netherlands, or the UK.

At Personio, your work transforms the way millions of people experience work every day. Join our Product & Technology team, where we drive our customers’ outcomes by designing, developing and delivering innovative and high quality products. Be empowered to take ownership of your areas and make an impact on your team, our product, and our customers.

You will work with effective, autonomous, cross-functional product-based teams, ensuring the delivery of complex and large-scale technical programs with a significant business impact. To do so, you facilitate the planning and design of projects to tackle our current and future security and compliance needs. This includes identifying technology gaps, creating and managing timelines, and creating a cohesive strategy for the security vertical.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Technical Program Management: You manage and oversee highly technical programs that often have emphasis in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC); both within the security vertical and horizontally across our PTech (product, engineering, and design) organization to meet objectives in terms of value and quality

  • Cross-Team Collaboration: You will work in an environment of cross-team dependencies and drive security-focused engineering initiatives and communicate with all stakeholders and teams

  • Processes: You give guidance to develop and streamline security processes and are involved in translating in-depth technical discussions into actions and initiatives

  • Progress: You develop and track progress on OKRs, follow up with teams and stakeholders, and make sure that they are converging toward the roadmap and company goals

  • Risks: You assess the risks to the roadmap and act accordingly

  • Transparency: You maintain transparency of the Security competency center by making sure the work you are involved in is measurable and reported

  • Stakeholder Management: You anticipate and remove roadblocks, and maintain stakeholder management with a mindset of solutions-over-problems

Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • You have over 5 years of experience working on fast-scaling and complex systems with a background in project/program management in a software development context

  • You are experienced working in a company that centers its technologies in a cloud environment (AWS preferred) and have hands-on experience working closely with engineering teams in a large-scale product development organization

  • You are able to prioritize, analyze trade-offs and drive initiatives, fetch data for analysis, maximize the utilization of your tools

  • You have advanced experience working with Jira and Confluence to manage multi-team programs as well as maintaining program transparency through documentation

  • You are good at driving effective communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple teams and departments

  • Experience in leading cross-departmental Security Governance Risk and Compliance programs such as ISO 27001 (and related 27017, 27018, 27701), SOC 1/2/3, ISO9001, etc. and/or implementing controls frameworks such as NIST CSF

  • Experience with one or more of the following programs: Vulnerability Management, Security Compliance (e.g. ISO27000 family), Incident Response, Corporate IT Security, Secure SDLC, Security Monitoring/SIEM, Cloud Infrastructure Security, Vendor Risk Management

Why Personio

Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity

  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative

  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares

  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more

  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations

  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes

About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.