BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Project Manager - Product Security in San Jose, California

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Job Description

The Product Security Project Manager will be responsible for improving the security of BD Biosciences analytical systems and solutions through appropriate design requirements, security risk management and customer communications. This person will oversee and direct the adoption of the corporate product security framework within the business unit and various other aspects of the overarching product security program within their BU portfolio of products (e.g. risk assessment, awareness/training, incident response, strategic initiatives, and external engagements). The Product Security Project Manager will collaborate with corporate security resources having expertise in security testing, architecture, incident response, and program management. This position reports to the BDB Product Security Officer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support BU adoption of product security framework activities by project teams

  • Project planning, budgeting, tracking progress, and execution of plans

  • Track and report adherence to product security requirements

  • Maintain and update security policies and procedures

  • Work with teams to ensure projects are meeting objectives and deadlines

  • Manage recurring coordination meetings and internal communications

  • Help teams achieve product security maturity that supports the design, deployment and operation of BD’s products and in alignment with corporate product security policy and procedures

  • May perform other duties as required


The product security manager will work with product teams and functional groups on determining objectives, scope and timeline for key initiatives in product security while enforcing adherence to schedules.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Science or Engineering. Ideal candidate will have a degree in project management, computer science, or technical discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in software development project management.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in product security preferred.

  • Proven ability to operate cross functionally to execute on BU-wide initiatives

  • Experience with Agile SDLC methodologies

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • PMP, CISSP, HCISPP certification preferred

  • Security best practices subject matter expertise in product development preferred

  • Driving technology strategies, preferably across a portfolio or platform of products or services

  • Domain specific standards and approaches on privacy and product security

  • Strategic thinking, but also able to drive execution; willing to roll up the sleeves to get the job done.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and able to work independently and effectively in a results-oriented, efficient environment.

  • Experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data from disparate sources in order to drive conclusions and recommendations

  • Must be comfortable managing and putting structure around ambiguous problems

  • Continuously improving and looking for innovative solutions

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong technical acumen

  • Advanced computer skills and experience with MS office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status