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The American Institutes for Research: Senior Technical Project Manager

Some of our ground-breaking work includes:• advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country)• mobile support for the user interfaces• learning management systems with social media features• user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities • innovative, machine-scorable items Responsibilities: Develop and track requirements and schedules for CSSC software projects around research and development, including:- Authoring requirement gathering and analysis- Facilitating requirements meetings through reviews and approvals, including the peer review sessions, and status meetings with our external software vendors.- Developing and monitoring budgets and staff expenditures to ensure work is on track and staffing is managed properly- Develop and write software specifications to support work performed by an external software vendor Regularly communicate with CSSC’s software engineering teams and external software vendor on status and progress regarding design, reliability and maintenance issues Take ownership of integration analysis of requirements that impact more than your system, and vice versa Track progress toward milestones, anticipate issues, and monitor adherence to project scope, requirements and design documents, schedules, and to the CSSC software development process…

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The American Institutes for Research: Software Operations Project Manager

• Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously, with an inherent ability to work well under tight timelines, and have strong problem-solving capabilities.• Develop requirements, budgets, and schedules for the software development projects.• Facilitate requirements meetings, including the peer review sessions, and status meetings with clients and project team.• Establish milestones, anticipates issues, and monitors adherence to project scope, requirements and design documents, schedules, and to the CSSC software development process.• Assume day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that the project is completed on time and within budget, and that all deliverables are of the highest quality.• Work closely with the CSSC Technical Project Management team to: share best practices, help resolve project issues, and ensure that staff is properly allocated to tasks by considering staff’s skills and interests, and the project’s needs.• Maintain client relations and communications including status reporting and informal conversations…

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The American Institutes for Research: Technical Project Manager, Security

Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do.Some of our ground-breaking work includes:• advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country)• mobile support for the user interfaces• learning management systems with social media features• user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities • innovative, machine-scorable items   Responsibilities: The Technical Project Manager, Security will provide project management support for a range of risk management, compliance, threat protection, and application security efforts.• Responsible for end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end.• Produce timely and high quality work products in support of information security projects, including scope, project plans, project schedules, requirements specifications, test plans, test scripts, and other deliverables.• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors to support security related needs and assessments.• Oversee incident response activities as well as the investigation of breaches, and assist with reporting and legal matters associated with such incidents as necessary.• Understand the relationships, dependencies, and impact of neighboring business functions and projects.• Work with application development staff to coordinate security related projects.• Coordinate division level projects with corporate IT staff as necessary…

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The American Institutes for Research: Systems Technical Project Lead

  Responsibilities: The Technical Project Manager, Systems Engineering will be primarily responsible for the following:• Acting as a liaison between the Systems Engineering team, the Project Management team, and the Software Engineering team on all issues including: system design, system analysis, server provisioning, software deployment, software performance, system reliability, and maintenance• Developing requirements, budgets, and schedules for the Systems Engineering Team in coordination with the software engineering teams• Assisting in establishing standard processes for diagnosing issues, tracking statuses, and escalating issues within and outside of the group• Assisting in establishing product and process improvement plans to reduce support effort and increase product availability and scalability• Facilitating requirements meetings, including peer review sessions and status meetings with clients and the Project Management team• Establishing milestones, anticipating issues, and monitoring adherence to project scope, requirements and design documents, schedules, and the software development process• Assuming day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that a project is completed on time and within budget and that all deliverables are of the highest quality• Working closely with the Project Management team to share best practices, help resolve project issues, and ensure that staff is properly allocated to tasks, taking into consideration each staff member’s skills and interests and each project’s needs• Maintaining client relations and communications, including status reporting and informal conversations   Qualifications: • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Public Administration, Business Management or a related field • 7+ years of experience with a Bachelor's degree or 5+ years of experience with a Master's degree• Experience in applying best practices in project management, including those used to initiate, plan, control, monitor, and report upon all phases of project activity• Familiarity with project management tools such as Microsoft Project or BaseCamp and one or more versioning tools such as CVS, SVN, Mercurial, and Git• Experience with managing technical projects in a large, complex web-hosting environment• Knowledge of IT concepts, issues, practices, methodologies, and trends, particularly those relevant to the design of large-scale web hosting environments• Coordination of security related initiatives between the development teams, the system engineering team, and Rackspace• Knowledge of network devices and protocols used in web hosting environments, including load balancers and firewalls• Knowledge and familiarity with network operating systems such as Windows Server, Linux, UNIX, Mac OS Server• Experience with three-tier web hosting architecture: interface, application, and data• Ability to understand and analyze complex issues and information relating to database management• Excellent documentation and communication skills• Must be proactive, detail-oriented, and team-oriented• Must have an aptitude for learning new software Apply:…

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The American Institutes for Research: Network Security Engineer

Some of our ground-breaking work in AIR Assessment includes:• advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country)• mobile support for the user interfaces• learning management systems with social media features• user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities • innovative, machine-scorable items Responsibilities: - Perform the day to day monitoring of security tools such as vulnerability scanners and act as an escalation point for notifications sent by hosting providers or internal teams regarding malware, vulnerabilities, indicators of compromise and other security related incident indicators.- Work with software architects and developers to understand the AIR Assessment application deeply, to then define logging and auditing standards.- Define the network zoning policies and standards to be applied to the different types of systems, and the rules governing the communications with all of them.- Coordinate and ensure of the proper implementation of network controls with hosting provider(s), such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, DNS monitoring, WAF and DDoS protection.- Implement processes and tools to ensure that all exchanges of information with third parties and clients use secured paths.- Work with internal AIR security to ensure AST specific threats and compromise scenarios are covered by internal controls, or to design or modify existing controls currently in place.- Coordinate penetration testing engagement with external vendors as well as the AIR Corporate Information Security Team.- Coordinate the remediation of issues discovered through penetration testing, integrating these results to the vulnerability management process.- Perform manual and automated testing of new software and infrastructure used by AIR AST before they are deployed to production.- Define patterns and circumstances that should be deemed suspicious or malicious, and deploy systems to monitor these patterns across the application and underlying infrastructure.- Perform account reviews to ensure account creation, modification and deletion respect policy.- Work with systems administrators and hosting providers to ensure authentication security tools such as Two Factor Authentication are deployed securely, and that service accounts and other highly privileged and administrator/support accounts are restricted as much as possible…

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