Trail of Bits is hiring a

Lead Project Manager

Remote

Who We Are

Founded in 2012 by 3 expert hackers with no investment capital, Trail of Bits is the premier place for security experts to boldly advance security and address technology’s newest and most challenging risks. It has helped secure some of the world's most targeted organizations and devices. Our combination of novel research with practical solutions reduces the security risks that our clients face from emerging technologies. Our work helps drive the security industry and the public understanding of the technology underlying our world.
 
Cybersecurity preparedness is a moving target. Companies like ours are the tip of the spear in the fight against attackers. Our research-based and custom-engineering approach ensures that our client’s capabilities are at the forefront of what’s available. For companies and technologies that live and die by their security, a proactive, tailored approach is required to keep one step ahead of attackers.
 
Democratizing security information is essential. As part of our business, we provide ongoing informational support through blogs, whitepapers, newsletters, meetups, and open-source tools. The more the community understands security, the more they’ll understand why a company like ours is so unique and valuable.

Role Mission

Trail of Bits seeks a strategic and client-centric Lead Project Manager to steer our portfolio of client engagements and internal PMO initiatives to unparalleled success. In this pivotal role, you will assure project triumphs and exceptional customer experiences and act as the primary liaison between our clients and project teams. Your mission encompasses directly engaging clients to discuss project progress, performance, and deliverables, ensuring alignment with their strategic goals and security needs. Leading with insight and empathy will solidify our reputation for excellence and trust in the tech-driven landscape.

What You’ll Achieve

  • Strategic Project Alignment: Steer each project to resonate deeply with our internal strategic visions and clients’ business objectives. 
  • Innovative Process Optimization: Employ cutting-edge tools and innovative practices to advance our project management methodologies. 
  • Client Engagement: Serve as the point of contact for clients to ensure a seamless flow of updates, tailored insights, and strategic foresight. 
  • Growth and Upselling Initiatives: Identify and seize opportunities for upselling and cross-selling our services within the client ecosystem by showcasing expanded engagements' added value and benefits.
  • Team Leadership: Cultivate a high-performing project management team that delivers exceptional client service and project outcomes. 

What You’ll Bring

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in project management with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Expertise in advanced project management methodologies and tools, with a keen eye for leveraging technology to enhance project efficiency and outcomes.
  • Exceptional client service skills, with the ability to clearly communicate and collaborate on complex technical issues with various stakeholders, including executives and non-technical clients.
  • A strategic thinker with outstanding problem-solving skills, capable of successfully managing large-scale, complex projects.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for clients’ ongoing technical needs and successfully sell the Trail of Bits services that best address these needs.
  • Ability to prioritize strategic and high-profile client opportunities to work alongside Trail of Bits leadership to ensure their success.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with a talent for mentoring and developing teams to achieve their best, fostering an environment of collaboration and client-focused outcomes.

Reporting Manager: VP of Revenue Services & Engagement

The base salary for this full-time position ranges from $175,000 to $225,000, excluding benefits and potential bonuses. Various factors influence our salary ranges, including the specific role, level of seniority, geographic location, and the nature of the employment contract. An individual's specific work location, unique skills, experience, and relevant educational background will determine the final offer within this range. The presented salary range encompasses the starting salaries for all U.S. locations. For a precise salary estimate tailored to your preferred location, please discuss it with your recruiter during the hiring process.Trail of Bits, Inc. participates in E-Verify, the US federal electronic employment eligibility verification program. Learn more.

Benefits, Perks & Wellness

Trail of Bits is our people, not a place. With over 100+ employees working from every time zone across the globe, our remote-first culture is built on autonomy and trust (and backed by smile-worthy benefits) for full-time employees:

Empowered Living:

  • Competitive salary complemented by performance-based bonuses.
  • Fully company-paid insurance packages, including health, dental, vision, disability, and life.
  • A solid 401(k) plan with a 5% match of your base salary.
  • 20 days of paid vacation with flexibility for more, adhering to jurisdictional regulations.

Nurturing New Beginnings:

  • 4 months of parental leave to cherish the arrival of new family members.
  • $5,000 relocation assistance for moves to New York City, supporting your transition.

Work & Life Enrichment:

  • $1,000 Working-from-Home stipend to create a comfortable and productive home office.
  • Annual $750 Learning & Development stipend for continuous personal and professional growth.
  • Company-sponsored all-team celebrations, including travel and accommodation, to foster community and recognize achievements.

Community Impact:

  • Philanthropic contribution matching up to $2,000 annually.
  • Opportunity to participate in Project Wren, promoting environmental responsibility and carbon footprint offset.

Dedication to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

Trail of Bits is a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate individual differences and recognize that unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and more successful. We actively seeks applicants who can bring a variety of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to the team. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, qualified handicap, gender identity, results of genetic testing, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Our team values diversity in experience and backgrounds—we do our best work when we create space for different voices and perspectives. Whatever unique experiences or skill sets you bring, we look forward to learning from each other.

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