application security manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Tech savvy Information Technology Executive with strong experience in life-cycle and information technology project management methodologies to produce superior results. Skilled in senior-level metrics reporting to support and integrate divergent data sources and monitor performance strategy. Leverages extensive network infrastructure and process knowledge to meet operational goals within the organization.

  • Established the Global AppSec Program at UNICEF.
  • Developed the RFP framework which resulted in the selection of a Managed Security Services
  • Provider. This resulted in savings of over $500k versus the previous arrangement.
  • Renegotiated key contracts with vendors which drove over $250k in savings for the Global AppSec Program at UNICEF.
  • Improved productivity while reducing staffing and operational costs by 50%.
  • Created and launched a global PPM solution which eliminated need for paper-based forms.
  • Custom workflows and templates reduced time to create Business Cases and supporting documents from 4-6 weeks to 2-4 days.
  • Significantly reduced occurrence of quality issues by directing creation of QA Lab live production environment encompassing Windows servers, Windows clients, a Unix box and an interface staging area.
  • Established key process indicators (KPI's) and implemented preventive and corrective actions to eliminate root causes of poor quality and delivery problems.
  • Strong communication
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and team skills
  • Superior written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Business planning
  • IT architecture
  • Negotiation
  • Program oversight
  • Process Re-Engineering
  • Leadership Skills
  • Budgeting And Forecasting
  • Analytical Skills
  • Technical Competency
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Cost Efficiency
  • Customer Service Skills
Work History
Application Security Manager, 01/2010 - Current
Avanade San Jose, CA,
  • Overhauled the security tools, standards, and processes to deliver a complete DevSecOps framework.
  • Analyzed application security processes as it relates to application, risk management, threat modelling, security testing, compliance, penetration testing and provided process governance.
  • Established security requirements for test driven design.
  • Guided Vendor development activities to ensure 3rd party software and development met UNICEF security standards.
  • Ensured that developers and QA personnel were trained with the appropriate level of security knowledge to perform their daily activities including secure coding best practices.
  • Organized presentations and workshops on application security topics to respective leadership and management.
  • Produced Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the application security assurance program.
  • Delivered penetration testing services with Managed Security Services Provider; MicroFocus, through the Fortify on Demand platform.
  • Facilitated information security audits, both internal and third party.
  • Integrated threat modeling practices into the Software Development life Cycle (SDLC).
IT Project Portfolio Manager, 01/2000 - 01/2010
Kaiser Permanente Manteca, CA,
  • Provided Governance and Oversight for UNICEF's $40m IT Applications Portfolio.
  • Developed suite of Project Management templates covering entire project lifecycle (Feasibility Study, Business Case, to Project Closure and Lessons Learned).
  • Formulated RFP Strategy for selection of PPM solution.
  • Developed training, policies and procedures to support users of PPM Platform, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Dev Team and other Project Stakeholders.
  • Identified all projects in pipeline, including potential projects, by gathering key project and organizational information.
  • Performed What-if and Scenario Analysis to ensure proper allocation of resources and budgets. Reallocated resources when necessary.
Software QA Manager, 10/1996 - 01/2000
Amazon.Com, Inc. Matteson, IL,
  • Spearheaded the development of over 10,000 test cases for the SAP ecosystem at UNICEF. Resulted in over 90% test coverage for all major modules including business rules and audit controls.
  • Planned and devised cohesive test plans for numerous projects using Agile and Scrum technologies.
  • Tracked, prioritized and organized defects with Azure DevOps, working with QA Analysts and development teams to facilitate timely corrections.
  • Effectively interacted with Project Managers and business divisions regarding software defects and security issues, working closely to develop innovative solutions.
  • Gathered data on integration issues and vulnerabilities and reported all findings, including improvement recommendations.
  • Evaluated function, performance and design compliance of every product against design standards and customer needs.
BBA: Business And Finance, Expected in 06/1994
Athlone Institute Of Technology - Dublin Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Ireland,
Status -
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)
  • The International Information System Security Certification Consortium ( (ISC)²
  • PMP (Project Management Professional)
  • CMQ/OE (Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence)
  • CISSP ( Certified Information Systems Security Professional )

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  • Athlone Institute Of Technology

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  • IT Project Portfolio Manager
  • Software QA Manager


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