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Security Project Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA · Chicago, IL, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Security Project Manager

ID 2024-24725
US-CA-San Francisco | US-IL-Chicago | US-WA-Seattle
Trust & Security
Position Type

Company Overview

Docusign brings agreements to life. Over 1.5 million customers and more than a billion people in over 180 countries use Docusign solutions to accelerate the process of doing business and simplify people’s lives. With intelligent agreement management, Docusign unleashes business-critical data that is trapped inside of documents. Until now, these were disconnected from business systems of record, costing businesses time, money, and opportunity. Using Docusign’s Intelligent Agreement Management platform, companies can create, commit, and manage agreements with solutions created by the #1 company in e-signature and contract lifecycle management (CLM).

What you'll do

The Security Project Manager will drive the timely delivery of trust and security projects to support key strategic initiatives, drive process enhancement for operational optimization, and support security operational efforts. This position requires a highly driven individual with demonstrated experience in delivering projects in fast-paced technical environments. The successful candidate will have demonstrable ability to drive consensus and provide direction to multiple cross-functional partners while maintaining efficient plans, tracking issues, and proactively communicating project status.

This position is an individual contributor role reporting to the Lead Security Program Manager.


  • Develop and maintain a project plan and schedule for all assigned projects
  • Track project timelines, resources, milestones and deliverables as well as changes following PMO governance standards
  • Manage program status, schedule, scope, risks, and issues for executive awareness, escalation, and decision making
  • Manage a project portfolio of process improvement engagements that focus on functional and production areas
  • Develop project plans for each assigned project that will track all milestones, resources, costs and other defined attributes at project start
  • Practice agile methodologies and coach teams to improve in throughput, quality and Sprint goals and practice continuous improvement
  • Interact with collaborators at all levels of the organization to elicit and define business requirements related to process improvement, security projects and operational optimization initiatives and needs
  • Drive process operations and optimization needs for Security vendor onboarding, contract negotiations and purchase requests
  • Analyze data to make fact-based conclusions to create and deliver internal customer facing content that supports security needs
  • Prioritize, coordinate, and lead multiple projects simultaneously while working with tight schedules and shifting priorities
  • Work independently to provide structure and insights to the team
  • Manage vendor relationships and review scope of work in agreements
  • Assist With Technology Change Enablement and Adoption Efforts

Job Designation

Hybrid: Employee divides their time between in-office and remote work. Access to an office location is required. (Frequency: Minimum 2 days per week; may vary by team but will be weekly in-office expectation)

Positions at Docusign are assigned a job designation of either In Office, Hybrid or Remote and are specific to the role/job. Preferred job designations are not guaranteed when changing positions within Docusign. Docusign reserves the right to change a position's job designation depending on business needs and as permitted by local law.

What you bring


  • 5+ years of experience in program and project management
  • Experience managing simultaneous and changing priorities
  • Experience in Security technologies, implementation, planning, execution, and delivery
  • Experience with risk assessment best practices, effective security metrics, and cybersecurity frameworks
  • Experience in different security domains such as Network Security, Application Security, Data Security, Vulnerability Management, Client and Cloud Security
  • Experience with business applications and Agile software development methodologies and productivity tools, including Jira, Confluence, ServiceNow, Smartsheet and Google Workspace
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science or related fields, with relevant industry experience in Security


  • Independent, driven, eager to learn, has time management skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills with an ability to state things simply and persuasively for a variety of audiences, including internal, external, business and technical
  • Strong analytical thinking, investigative and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proactive self-starter, ability to take initiative, learn quickly and drive operational excellence
  • Confident in working with executive team members as well as working with security experts and product owners at all levels
  • One or more of the following certifications: CISM, CISA, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, ITIL, CSM, CSPO
  • Technical abilities in one or more Security areas
  • Solid understanding of security controls and how they should be implemented across applications, systems and internal/cloud platforms
  • Skilled at dealing with ambiguity in a rapidly growing and changing environment
  • Strong business sense and technical background, with the ability to quickly understand and communicate technical concepts and challenges across wide-ranging audiences
  • Diligent individual with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies

Wage Transparency

Based on applicable legislation, the below details pay ranges in the following locations:

California: $128,400 - $200,200 base salary

Illinois and Colorado: $123,800 - $170,225 base salary

Washington and New York (including NYC metro area): $123,800 - $176,625 base salary

This role is also eligible for bonus and benefits.

Global benefits provide options for the following:

  • Paid Time Off: earned time off, as well as paid company holidays based on region
  • Paid Parental Leave: take up to six months off with your child after birth, adoption or foster care placement
  • Full Health Benefits Plans: options for 100% employer paid and minimum employee contribution health plans from day one of employment
  • Retirement Plans: select retirement and pension programs with potential for employer contributions
  • Learning and Development: options for coaching, online courses and education reimbursements
  • Compassionate Care Leave: paid time off following the loss of a loved one and other life-changing events

Life at DocuSign

Working here

Docusign is committed to building trust and making the world more agreeable for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what’s right, every day. At Docusign, everything is equal.

We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better than we found it. And for that, you’ll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.


Docusign is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need such an accommodation, or a religious accommodation, during the application process, please contact us at [email protected].

If you experience any issues, concerns, or technical difficulties during the application process please get in touch with our Talent organization at [email protected] for assistance.

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States Not Eligible for Employment

This position is not eligible for employment in the following states: Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.

EEO Statement

It's important to us that we build a talented team that is as diverse as our customers and where all employees feel a deep sense of belonging and thrive. We encourage great talent who bring a range of perspectives to apply for our open positions. Docusign is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes hiring decisions based on experience, skill, aptitude and a can-do approach. We will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.

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