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Equitable CISO Project Management in SYRACUSE, New York

CISO Project Management ( 210000L3 )


Organization : Equitable

Schedule : Full-time


At Equitable, our power is in our people.

We’re individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Those differences make us stronger as a team and a force for good in our communities.

Here, you’ll work with dynamic individuals, build your skills, and unleash new ways of working and thinking.

Are you ready to join an organization that will help unlock your potential?


Mid-Senior Level Program Manager, Individual Contributor; able to perform multiple, related functions in support of ongoing Business Operations in Equitable’s CISO Organization, including but not limited to: Budget and Finance Management processes, Contracts and Procurement Processes, External vendor/service provider engagements, small-project PM support, and Requirements Analysis for IT Security solutions.


  • Cross-train/learn Equitable IT Governance processes and procedures, and work independently as primary liaison to IT Financial Governance organization in support of CISO’s initiatives.

  • Track and manage ongoing Finances and expenditures for Discretionary and Lights-On/Operational budgets.

  • Complete ongoing, routine Financial reporting updates on managed cycles (i.e. allocations, accruals, forecasts and multi-year outlooks, TYD spend, etc.).

  • Provide subject-matter expertise and task support to other PMs and CISO Project Sponsors with respect to Financial tracking, governance, approvals, budget prioritization, issue tracking and reconciliation.

  • Facilitate Procurement processes, including interfacing with teams performing contract/SOW reviews, risk reviews, occasional RFP/RFQ exercises, and related approvals.

  • Function as Project Manager (PM) starting with small, in-house CISO projects, and gradually expanding breadth and scope into more complex projects over time.

  • Interface with IT Infrastructure, CTO, and CISO operations teams, SMEs, project sponsors, and stakeholders, to analyze processes, determine requirements, and support solution development and implementation for IT Solutions common to the cyber-security industry.

  • Eventually, train on basic Infosec and Cyber-Security processes, sufficient to provide oversight, facilitation, and/or task support for ongoing, operational process cycles typical of an Enterprise IT Security Governance organization (i.e. Risk Assessments, Metrics & Reporting, Exceptions processing, developing and maintaining Policies & Standards, Data Governance, Data Protections, etc.)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of demonstrated experience and success in the areas Finance and Budget Management, IT Project Management, and Service Delivery experience in one or more areas of IT Security.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in an Enterprise IT organization, including minimum 3 years of experience in a role involving direct management of, or independent task support for, Finance and Budget management processes.

  • B.S., B.A., or comparable degree, or higher. Business Administration, IT, or IT-Security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry training/certifications in the areas of Project Management, IT Operations, and/or IT Security, are a plus (i.e. ITIL, PMP, Agile, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, etc.)

  • Demonstrated attributes: attention to detail; adherence to tight timelines and schedules; flexible to changing timeline demands; adherence to required governance processes, laws, regulations, policies, and standards; trustworthy in handling confidential information and maintaining need-to-know access to details; clear and concise communicator (written and verbal).

About Equitable

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer, Equitable is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. Equitable has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave Equitable. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401(k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform the essential job functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212) 314-2211 or email us at TalentAcquisition@equitable.com.

Req ID: 210000L3