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Baxter BCU Sr Project Mgr, Cybersecurity in Vernon Hills, Illinois

BCU Sr Project Mgr, Cybersecurity

Req # JR - 030275

Location Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States

Job Category Baxter Credit Union

Date posted 11/20/2020

As an employer, BCU models the dynamic assets of a top workplace, including confidence in company leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, employee development, workplace flexibility, and a passionate employee culture supporting a unified vision.

At BCU, you'll have a career in a growing organization and an environment that supports your professional and personal growth. For these reasons, BCU has been chosen as a Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplace and a certified Great Place to Work.

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Primarily responsible for leading multiple-complex technology projects within service commitments on schedule using assigned internal/external technical, developer and QA resources. Secondarily, accountable for analyzing overall impact of technical solutions on financial systems and security frameworks/initiatives.

  • Evaluates and determines feasibility of proposed projects and evaluates new proposals in terms of cost, resources required, systems compatibility, etc. and makes recommendations.

  • Works with managers, business and Security teams to prioritize, schedule and track system upgrades.

  • Leads staff in planning projects including solution design, requirements gathering, creating detailed work plans, risk management, and monitoring / controlling the project budget.

  • Project manages internal and external technical resources to deploy new applications, upgrade environments, install and configure software updates and promote updates to production,

  • Acts as the system analyst to identify all business and technical impacts to a system and creates training material necessary to deploy new applications, enhancements, and upgrades.

  • Provides business application consultation to Security and business teams to drive system improvements and a higher utilization of existing systems.

  • Participates in the budget planning process and is accountable for monitoring and controlling projects.

  • Directly manages internal/external development, quality assurance, system administrators and consultants to plan and deliver new applications, critical upgrades, and production fixes.

  • Provides on-going risk assessment and analysis of project interdependencies and communicates status and recommended action plans to project sponsors and applications owners.

  • Ensures that all project team members are adhering to organizational standards and regulatory requirements.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a degree in a related field with 7+ years of experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in AGILE project delivery (preferred)

  • Preferred Certifications : PMP, IIBA, CSM, ACSM, CPMO,and/or ITILv3 Foundation certified

Proven skills and abilities:

  • Understanding business objectives, identifying functional/technical requirements, and aligning requirements to feasible solutions.

  • History of directly managing and leading project teams

  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business

  • Proactive management and takes ownership of project resources and deliverables.

  • Highly organized and can manage small or large teams

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong aptitude for investigating, scoping, analyzing and consulting on applications and processes

  • Understanding organizational security related impacts and objectives such as ILP/DLP, encryption, intrusion detection, penetration testing, firewalls, physical security, identity and privileged access management, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS and cloud-based solutions

  • Experience with Azure Cloud and Azure DevOps is a plus

  • Experience with SOC, ISO, PCI-DSS controls is a plus

BCU Shared Values. We act with INTEGRITY. We follow the golden rule without exception. We display COURAGE in our convictions. We drive innovation, reaching beyond boundaries and thoughtfully explore new horizons. We excel through COLLABORATION. By working as one, sharing information and seeking solutions, we deliver exceptional outcomes. We WOW our Members. We focus intensely on putting the member first, delivering extraordinary experiences that create lasting relationships inside and outside the organization.

Life at BCU. With a culture built off relationships and referrals, we’re committed to creating the best work environment possible. From our casual dress code to flexible work arrangements, we’ve created a unique culture that supports a healthy work/life balance. For this reason and more, BCU has been chosen as a Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplace. #LifeAtBCU

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Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail toAmericas_TTA@baxter.comand let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.