FedRamp Program Manager

  • Location:
    Waltham, Massachusetts, US
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Security, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do

As the FedRAMP Program Manager, you run and coordinate all aspects of our FedRAMP ATO certification continuance, day-to-day operations and tactical execution of Cisco Cloudlock’s FedRAMP continuous monitoring compliance process (ConMon). You execute and lead all aspects of processes and coordinate input and participation for this process. You also own the annual FedRAMP audit process, educating resources about controls responses and integration to their day-to-day processes.

Collaborating with internal and external customers and Cloudlock program resources, you ensure the continuous monitoring process is completed with quality, on-time, on an ongoing basis.

You will create monthly reports in collaboration with engineering, SecOPS, and Global Certifications team (called POAM a plan of actions and landmarks spreadsheet) and present to our government sponsoring agency. You will drive several internal team meetings (working committee, steering committee, and the government customer monthly meetings. These are fixed dates. You will drive opportunities for improvements.


  • Monthly update of POA&M Excel spreadsheet and summary PowerPoint reports of the previous month’s vulnerabilities/remediations for our government sponsor
  • Quarterly meeting with additional government customers and product updates working with Product Manager and sales.
  • Content development (Powerpoint) to share at internal teams at meetings
  • Coordinate and lead key meetings with security, engineering, and our GCT (Global Certifications Team) engineer to monitor timely completion of actions (working committee, steering committee)
  • Coordination of ongoing evidence collection process for core controls
  • FedRAMP Audit management (2020)
  • Continuous process improvements
  • Develop a project plan(s) and metrics to monitor, track progress
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Efficient and effective communication across all levels of the organization
  • Other as identified

Who You'll Work With

The team you work with is a mixed group of engineers, security/compliance, product managers and corporate certification personnel. This is a friendly, agile group that enjoys troubleshooting and problem solving and works with passion and dedication. You will find team members supportive and welcoming to the team!

Who You Are

You are a highly motivated and organized individual who wants to apply your experience and knowledge to a highly specialized program. You pride yourself in the speed and precision of execution and work well in a highly dynamic environment, cross-functional environment. You are a collaborator and enjoy influencing and coordinating resources and deadlines to achieve a common goal. You are a continuous learner and have an interest in information security and cloud technology.

Skills and Qualifications


  • 5+ years of experience in general project management (for example, driving technical compliance projects, solution development projects, initiatives
  • Enjoy a dynamic, agile, fast-paced environment
  • Able to multi-task and lead multiple streams
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Understanding of Security Compliance and data security challenges
  • Self-directed/deliver on commitments on a timely basis
  • Knowledge of cloud products/SaaS environment
  • Familiar with US government cloud requirements
  • Familiar with NIST Standards and controls
  • Ability to interpret controls and educate control owners
  • Technical compliance/engineering/DevOps security background or knowledge and experience leading or participating heavily in security audits
  • Collaborate effectively
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • High proficiency with MS tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and project documentation tool
  • BS or BA degree in Information Security, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Science, IT or related field and/or equivalent education and work experience required.
  • Willingness to roll up shirt sleeves and dig in

Skilled at leading through influence

Must be US Citizen


MBA a plus but not required

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