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IT Project Group Manager - SVP

Job Req ID 24748920 Location(s) Irving, Texas Job Type Hybrid Job Category Technology
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The IT Project Group Manager is accountable for management of complex/critical/large professional disciplinary areas. Leads and directs a team of professionals. Requires a comprehensive understanding of multiple areas within a function and how they interact in order to achieve the objectives of the function. Applies in-depth understanding of the business impact of technical contributions. Strong commercial awareness is a necessity. Generally accountable for delivery of a full range of services to one or more businesses/ geographic regions. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication may be necessary. Accountable for the end results of an area. Exercises control over resources, policy formulation and planning. Primarily affects a sub-function. Involved in short- to medium-term planning of actions and resources for own area. Full management responsibility of a team or multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning, to include performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval.


  • Responsible for all technology components of the development and implementation of major/multiple/highly complex projects; may manage enterprise wide projects.
  • Develops detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
  • Provides IT strategic direction for projects managed.
  • Sets guidelines for appropriate staffing requirements to meet operational needs.
  • Impacts the IT project leadership function by strategic influence and by exercising control over resources, budget management and planning; accountable for end results.
  • Evaluates subordinates' performance and makes decisions on pay increases, hiring, terminations and other personnel actions.
  • Applies in-depth knowledge of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.
  • Ensures essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of how IT project leadership integrates within the overall technology function to achieve objectives; requires a good understanding of the industry.
  • Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated, unique and dynamic situations; draws on diverse range of internal and external sources.
  • Influences and negotiates with senior leaders (across functions); may communicate with external parties.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


  • 10+ years experience in a related technology role with commensurate people management experience
  • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity, systems administration, or related roles, with a focus on security agent deployment and management.
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills: Ability to effectively oversee a team responsible for deploying and maintaining security agents across a large server estate, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and priorities.
  • Expertise in security agent technologies: Understanding of security tools such as CrowdStrike, Tanium, and Illumio, including their functionalities, deployment strategies, and upgrade processes.
  • Technical proficiency in Linux and Windows environments: Background in Linux and Wintel systems administration, with the ability to troubleshoot issues, optimize configurations, and coordinate deployments across diverse operating systems.
  • Effective communication and collaboration: Proven track record of interfacing with key stakeholders, including CISOs and application teams, to understand security requirements, coordinate deployments, and ensure smooth integration of security solutions into existing infrastructure.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills: Ability to anticipate future security needs, identify opportunities for automation and efficiency improvement, and develop long-term strategies for optimizing security agent deployment and maintenance processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Technology, or related field preferred.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or relevant vendor-specific certifications (e.g., CrowdStrike Certified Administrator) would be advantageous.

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Technology Project Management


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Irving Texas United States


Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$144,480.00 - $216,720.00

In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.


Anticipated Posting Close Date:

May 31, 2024


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