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Harvard University Cloud Security Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

60141BRAuto req ID:60141BRJob Code:I0459P IT Info Security Professnl V Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Cloud Security Project ManagerSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :059Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems Management, Risk Management, Information Security or related field

  • 5+ years prior experience in data or information security programs

  • 2+ years practical experience of implementing data security, information security and cloud security controls

  • Strong written & verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Experience in working with the NIST 800 Special Publication series guidance for risk management and security control implementation

  • Experience achieving and maintaining compliance with existing security frameworks is a plus

  • Experience operating within an AWS or other cloud provider environment Basic proficiency in Python, or another programming language

  • Experience with medical informatics or protecting healthcare data

Additional Information:This position will be based in Boston. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you will begin your work remotely. All remote work must be performed in a state in which Harvard is registered to do business (CA*, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VA, VT, and WA). The fully remote nature of this job is only temporary. Once the University and your supervisor determine that it is appropriate, in-person on-campus work will be required as a condition of continued employment. This department actively supports some remote work (within a state in which Harvard is registered to do business) where business and team needs allow. Individual flexible and remote work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process. *Note: Harvard employees working in California must be exempt.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements ( . Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage:

Please note that we are currently conducting a majority of interviews and onboarding remotely and virtually. We appreciate your understanding.

Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 12.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.

  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.

  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, incredibly affordable classes directly at the Harvard Extension School, and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.

  • Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.

  • Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.

  • Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Department:Biomedical Informatics (DBMI)Pre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentityJob Function:Information Technology School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Position Description:

The Department for Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Harvard Medical School, a chartered department as of July 1, 2015, is looking for a Cloud Security Project Manager to work with our multidisciplinary team of data scientists, medical doctors, genetic counselors, and software engineers to continuously improve the security of our cloud operations. The Cloud Security Project Manager, under the direction of the Technology Development Core Director at DBMI, will be integral in developing a sustainable, secure, cost-effective cloud security project management operation for DBMI and will serve as a liaison to the Harvard Medical School Information Security department.

The ideal candidate has a passion for security. They have broad cross discipline security domain knowledge and practical experience of implementing security in cloud-based systems. They’re a solid program manager with great organization and prioritization skills. They can identify requirements from complex security issues into easy understood concepts, capture the underlying security risks and communicate these effectively. They will be crucial to orchestrating the simultaneous planning and operation of a collection of projects focused on cloud security and compliance documentation.

Proposed job responsibilities:

  • Manage data security implementation plans and compliance across DBMI, including negotiation, participant enrollment and engagement, and understanding how security and compliance concepts should be applied based on project requirements and timeline. Work with project management, engineering and application development teams to ensure that security is planned and coordinated with any necessary security controls.

  • Review vulnerability reports and plan implementation strategies with key stakeholders to address security risks. Configure, maintain and operate compliance and vulnerability management tools. Stratify vulnerabilities into risk levels and help prioritize solutions across project teams. Implement solutions when possible. Provide technical support to project teams and work to improve system security vulnerability monitoring and other intrusion detection systems.

  • Generate high quality security control reports to communicate findings clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical business unit managers.

  • Explore and evaluate new technologies and solutions to push our capabilities forward to solve new challenges and prepare for future growth. Maintains technical expertise relevant to industry standards and in cloud computing.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:We are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace culture of faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations. We appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Harvard Medical School Mission and Community Values (