IT GRC - Archer Release Manager

Confidential Company  •  Los Angeles, CA

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Posted on 10/24/17 by Emily Russo
Confidential Company
Los Angeles, CA
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Posted on 10/24/17 Emily Russo

We are looking for IT GRC-Archer Release Manager for our client in Los Angeles, CA

Job Title: IT GRC-Archer Release Manager

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:


  • Client seeks an accomplished professional who has demonstrated expertise, experience, and leadership abilities related to managing the functional release and support process for the GRC tool, Archer. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Technology Information Risk Management (IRM), the optimal candidate will possess relevant experience and understanding of the release and support cycle of a software product tool, RSA Archer. 
  • The right candidate will need to work independently with multiple stakeholders and GRC process leads for Archer and the liaison with the Technical support team for product Release planning. 

Duties include: 

  • Responsible for developing and establishing a Release cycle plan for Archer rollout, updates, and upgrades
  • Interacting with GRC Process leads, developing framework for understanding requirements and prioritizing enhancements
  • Developing functional documents articulating requirements for all enhancement requests 
  • Interacting with Technical support team in estimating effort for development of enhancements and break-fixes
  •  Review and approve solutions for enhancements proposed by the Technical support team
  • Facilitate status meetings providing and managing agendas, minutes, action items, and decisions
  • Develop dashboards, reports, presentations to provide updates and status to VPs and senior management
  • Assist Process leads in developing risk and control dashboards within Archer platform
  • Drive continuous improvements of Archer with Process leads and end user community
  • Assist in developing strategy to grow usage of Archer across the enterprise
  • Participate in outage calls and develop communication documents and plan to all users of Archer
  • Establish and manage enhancement support process with key stakeholders. 
  • Partner with Process leads to develop, maintain and enhance training plan and documents 
  • Partner with Process leads to drive change management including training with the end user community 

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • 5+ years diversified experience in the role of managing software product releases, preferably RSA Archer
  • Leadership in working with VPs and senior management, particularly in the Technology discipline
  • Experienceworking with a software product company or a large, complex business organization in the role of a functional owner of a software product
  • Good negotiation skills; Collaborative and a team player
  • Deep experience in continuous improvement of functionality and processes
  • Working knowledge of risk management processes as well (i.e. TPRM, TSCM, Policy, Compliance, etc. Should have a blend of business process expertise to go along with functional understanding of Archer capabilities
  • Project management experience with system implementations and other change events through a clearly defined methodology
  • Deep understanding of IT GRC concepts, standards and processes
  • Knowledge of general security concepts and methods
  • A Bachelor's degree as well as one or more relevant certifications (e.g., CISA, CRISC, CISSP, and/or CISM).

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