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Senior Manager in United States

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Senior Manager
🏢 Coalfire
💵 ~$164k-$246k
📍United States
📅 Posted on Jul 11, 2024


The job is for a Senior Manager position in Coalfire's FedRAMP Assessment team. The role involves managing a team, leading engagements, and providing quality control. The Senior Manager will have detailed understanding of framework requirements, perform audits/assessments, and develop reports for clients.


  • Minimum of 7 years of working experience in information technology, information security, technical assessment, or audits
  • Substantial knowledge of FISMA/FedRAMP security control requirements and how they overlap with additional frameworks
  • Significant experience in understanding and applying relevant technical knowledge in FISMA/FedRAMP and assessments within moderate and large hyper-scale CSP environments
  • Hold at least two of the following Advanced certifications or equivalent in cybersecurity or cloud: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, and/or AWS Associate or specialty cert in security
  • Knowledge in conducting multi-framework consolidated compliance assessment activities
  • Detailed understanding of IT security technologies including network and application security, firewalls, access management, and data protection
  • Experience with virtualization and cloud technologies
  • Experience with client-server and traditional on-premises architecture
  • Familiarity with statutes and regulations across multiple industries relevant to IT
  • Ability to lead large complex system assessments independently
  • Ability to assist team members with proper artifact collection and detail to clients’ examples of artifacts that will satisfy assessment requirements
  • Read and interpret all control families
  • Read and interpret firewall rulesets and network/boundary/data flow diagram
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience
  • Strong Consulting skills; ability to advise and challenge the status quo while building strong relationships
  • Ability to build high-trust relationship and credibility quickly
  • Ability to lead projects successfully and delegate up and across
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives/projects
  • Ability to be self-driven and have strong independent initiative
  • Strong excel skills with ability to develop worksheets with complex formulas
  • Ability to facilitate meetings to small or large groups
  • Diplomatic and broad minded
  • Ability to lead teams small to large teams in the assessment and internal environments
  • Ability to speak to Cloud Service Providers to resolve issues and come to a conclusion of the assessment
  • Bachelors degree in related field (CIS, MIS, IT, or related field)
  • Detailed understanding of the FedRAMP Process


  • Manage priorities, tasks and hours on projects in conjunction with the project manager and management to achieve delivery utilization targets
  • Escalates client and project issues to management in a timely manner to inform and engage the necessary resources to address the issue
  • Interfaces with clients through entire engagement, interacting will all levels of client organizations
  • Establish and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Collaborates with project managers, quality management, sales and other delivery team members to drive customer satisfaction and meet project deliverables
  • Manage team, responsible for talent decisions in regard to performance management, compensation and hiring. Provide mentorship and coaching to team members in areas of audit, assessment, technical review and writing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in a cloud environment, including UNIX and Microsoft
  • Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements


  • Flexible work model that empowers you to choose when and where you’ll work most effectively – whether you’re at home or an office
  • Opportunities to join employee resource groups, participate in in-person and virtual events
  • Competitive perks and benefits to support you and your family, like paid parental leave, flexible time off, certification and training reimbursement, digital mental health and wellbeing support membership, and comprehensive insurance options
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