Motorola Solutions
We help people be their best in the moments that matter.
Chicago, IL

Project Manager - Cybersecurity at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department Overview
Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI) is leading provider of Mission Critical Communications Solutions for Public Safety and Government Users as well as key enabler for Commercial Communication products, making sure our Customers have the information they need at hand in the Moments that Matter.
The Products & Services (P&S) Organization within Motorola Solutions is responsible for development of the company’s mission critical communications and mission critical intelligence portfolio, including command center applications (on-prem, SaaS, hybrid), Land Mobile Radio (LMR) and LTE solutions, as well as managed and support services around the world. The P&S organization also includes the company’s procurement and supply chain operations.
The P&S Cybersecurity Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Team drives risk-based cybersecurity management across all of P&S products and solutions portfolios. As a GRC Project Manager, you will provide end-to-end project management for multiple cybersecurity initiatives and projects.
Core responsibilities include, overall project management for P&S Cybersecurity initiatives, from scope creation and definition to working with multiple teams and stakeholders to achieve agreed objectives and deliverables.
Job Description

You will be responsible for:

  • Cybersecurity Project Management and Delivery
  • Lead the cybersecurity project lifecycle for key initiatives
  • Support the definition of scope and charters for strategic projects
  • Develop and maintain plan of action and milestones aligned to business goals
  • Build a concept of operations for each project to ensure sustainability
  • Engage and organize key subject matter experts on project execution and delivery
  • Prioritize multiple initiates with complex deliverables and competing timeframe
  • support metrics and KPIs to measure delivery
  • Ability to identify and escalate issues and challenges in a timely manner with senior leadership
  • Provide reporting on key project milestones to management and senior leadership
  • Proactively manage challenges and obstacles with multiple teams providing guidance and solutions
  • Provide consistent progress reporting to project sponsors
  • Participate in activities of the Products & Services GRC team, including governance, compliance, risk management, security policy, best practices, and security awareness
  • Support product focused risk management strategies that align with business goals and fully cover confidentiality, integrity and availability
  • Assist in identifying security policy & control gaps and recommend remediation solutions
  • Collaborate with product development and information security teams to refine security strategies which protect customer facing solutions
  • Bring innovation and creativity in applying risk management to a dynamic and cutting edge technology business
  • Conduct periodic compliance risk assessments against Motorola Solutions Security Policies and Standards using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Support audits against Motorola Solutions Security Policies and Standards and/or NIST CSF or NIST FedRAMP standards


  • Leadership - Drive multiple teams on a single goal

  • Collaboration - Excellent team building, ability to bring multiple business units and development/engineering teams together in a common goal.

  • Communication - Strong written and verbal skills ability to communicate at all levels within the organization up senior VP

  • Highest level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exercise exceptional tact and diplomacy when interfacing with other teams and senior management

  • Proactive approach and enthusiasm for problem identification and solving

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision and deliver quality results on time 

  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities, cultures and timezones.

Specific Knowledge/skills:
  • Must have experience in Product/Software Development using traditional and modern practices e.g. S-SDLC, Agile and DevSecOps.

  • Helpful to have knowledge of cloud services provided by industry leaders like AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP

  • Knowledge and experience in documentation of security policies, standards, and processes.

  • Experience with Partner and Supplier relationships.

  • Ability to communicate concepts and terminology in security domains including governance, risk management, architecture, compliance, and operations and be able to express them in a clear and concise manner, including to less technical audiences such as customers

  • Should be a self-starter who demonstrates complete ownership over assigned objectives and is able to work independently

  • Highest level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information

  • Leadership and passion about continuous improvement.

  • Proactive approach and enthusiasm for problem identification and solving

  • Flexible and able to adapt and drive to changing priorities

  • Experience managing complex programs in a global environment

  • Ability to make objective decisions in a high pressure cross functional environment

  • Strong oral and written communications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Domestic and International travel required - total < 25%

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) 
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in information security
  • One or more of the following certifications: PMP, CISSP, Security+, Equivalent industry certifications will be taken into consideration. 

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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