Cybersecurity Project Manager

at Safran
Published September 17, 2023
Location Denton, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


At Safran Electrical & Power, we're all about trust: the trust employees place in the Safran Group and the trust customers place in us. We trust our employees to bring bold ideas to build the future of aerospace together, contributing to our ranking by Forbes as the 28th World's Best Employer in 2022. In the role of Cybersecurity Project Manager, you are responsible to plan, execute, and deliver cybersecurity and compliance initiatives to ensure the organization's information systems and data are secure and align with regulatory requirements. You'll have the opportunity to assist Safran Electrical & Power sites in obtaining CMMC certification. If you're looking for the opportunity to apply your talents and demonstrate your enthusiasm for the aerospace industry as we build smarter electrical solutions for a better flight, this could be the position for you!

Prefer hybrid work environment, involving onsite at our Denton, TX office and work from home. Alternatively, open to proximity to another site including: Everett, WA; Sarasota, FL; or Twinsburg, OH.

This position contributes to our vision by:
•Collaborates with stakeholders, including IT teams, compliance officers, and business leaders, to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables;
•Develops comprehensive project plans, timelines, and resource allocation to meet project objectives and deadlines;
•Conducts feasibility studies and risk assessments to identify potential challenges and propose mitigation strategies;
•Monitors project progress, tracks milestones, and manages any deviations from the plan. Provides regular status updates to stakeholders;
•Stays current with the latest trends and developments in cybersecurity and compliance regulations to ensure project adherence to industry best practices;
•Applies knowledge of security frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO, CIS) and compliance standards (e.g., FAR, DFARS) to guide project implementations;
•Oversees the implementation of the CMMC initiative across multiple Safran Electrical & Power sites.

Highlights from our facility:

As the North American headquarters for Safran Electrical & Power, the Denton, Texas facility's diverse team works together to innovate smarter electrical solutions for a better flight. Safran is a champion of the local community and supports programs like United Way, Serve Denton, and the Denton Independent School District, among other local organizations. Safran has won many prestigious awards from our customers, including the Sikorsky Elite Supplier and the Boeing Supplier of the Year. Located in the heart of North Texas, Denton is home to two major universities and a vibrant arts and music community!

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Travel specifictity
•Up to 25% of travel required

Additional description
Ongoing initiatives, like Women@Safran and our engagement action plans, have helped to create a diverse, inclusive, empowered, people-first, excellence-driven culture, making Safran Electrical & Power a great place to work.

The CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy, Engage for the Future, is based on four pillars: decarbonizing aviation, being an exemplary employer, exemplifying responsible industry, and affirming our commitment to society. In response to the urgent climate challenge, Safran has an ambitious policy to support the transition to carbon-neutral aviation by 2050, involving all of our teams in the solutions. At Safran, we are passionate employees who work together for a sustainable future.

Safran Electrical & Power offers competitive salaries, recognition programs, comprehensive benefits, retirement plans with employer match, corporate university training courses, professional development programs, tuition assistance, hybrid remote work, flexible work scheduling and paid leave. We offer the opportunity for a rich and diverse career across over 300 job fields and international sites while our teams work to continuously develop their skills.

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

Candidate skills & requirements
Safran Electrical & Power looks for service-oriented team players with strong interpersonal skills, the right attitude and adaptability to an innovative and evolving environment.

•Requires Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience;
•Requires 3+ years proven experience as a Project Manager, preferably in cybersecurity, compliance, or technology projects;
•Relevant certifications (e.g., PMP, CISSP, CISM) are highly desirable;
•Up to 25% of travel required;
•Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and compliance standards. - Advanced
•Demonstrated knowledge of security frameworks and regulatory requirements. - Advanced
•Proficient in project management methodologies and tools. - Advanced
•Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. - Expert
•Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously. - Expert

Across all team members, we are looking for the following attributes:
•Team oriented
•Process focused
•Open & honest communication
•Quality minded
•Ability to persevere and honor commitments
•Recognizes success
•Executes with urgency
•Creates solutions
•Customer focused in everything we do

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Safran Electrical & Power is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call: 940-272-5700. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Candidates for positions with Safran Electrical & Power must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire.

This position requires access to technologies and hardware subject to US national security based export control requirements. All applicants must be US Persons (8 USC 1324b(a)(3)), or otherwise authorized by the U.S. Government. No company sponsorship will be offered.

Annual salary
Market Rate

Job location

Job location
North America, United States, Texas

City (-ies)

Applicant criteria

Minimum education level achieved
Bachelor's Degree

Minimum experience level required
More than 3 years

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