American Institutes for Research

Technical Project Manager, Security

Job ID
United States
Project Management


The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. As a result of our continued growth, we are currently seeking a Software Applications Project Manager for our Washington, D.C. office.

Be part of something innovative and cutting edge. 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


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.


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Security, or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred
• 5+ years of project management experience
• 3+ years of information security experience
• General knowledge of cyber security project management
• General understanding of network security, end point security, threat intelligence, security logging, and overall network security practices
• Knowledge of a variety of information security technologies
• knowledge of software development lifecycle
• Information Security and/or PMP certifications preferred



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