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Senior Software Project Manager and Release Coordinator

RiskSense has a unique DNA, as the company was founded by real cyber security practitioners and not your typical entrepreneurs. We’re a spin-off of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and originally conducted research-as-a-service projects. As part of a think tank that advised the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community, we developed Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism Against the U.S. (CACTUS), Support Vectors Intrusion Detection, Behavior Risk Analysis of Vicious Executables (BRAVE), and the Strike Team Program.

RiskSense is currently looking to hire a Senior Software Project Manager and Release Coordinator;

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Define project scope, objectives and plan
  • Organize and manage fluid development teams
  • Coordinate design process to meet's organization and project goals
  • Communicate project status and updates to upper management
  • Define and derive team metrics
  • Perform project risk assessments
  • Monitor and validate quality assurance
  • Assist in recruitment and managing off-site teams
  • Perform release coordination
  • Understand and communicate complex engineering issues

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 7 years’ experience
  • Possess Engineering Degree
  • Release and Project Management Experience
  • Agile Sprint Management
  • Agile Iterations Management
  • Highly Experienced with Jira

Desired Skills

  • Excellent written, verbal skills. Especially well versed in writing technical and project documents
  • Adaptability to change
  • Proficient in MS Project/Word/PowerPoint
  • PMP/Agile certifications

Company Description

Ever wondered what it would feel like working for a cyber security company? Meet RiskSense, Inc. We’re the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management solutions that allow enterprises and governments to contextualize internal security intelligence, external threat data feeds, and business criticality to identify imminent cyber risks and prioritize remediation actions. The company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform transforms cyber risk management into a pro-active, collaborative, and real-time discipline.

If you join our team, you will be joining professionals dedicated to helping our clients better defend their networks and the data with which they have been entrusted. RiskSense is a multi-year winner of Technology Ventures Corporation's Flying 40 Award; a 4-year recipient of Albuquerque Business First's Fastest Growing Companies Award, a 4-year recipient of Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 award and a 4-year participant in the New Mexico Private 100. Based on the company’s innovation in the cyber risk management space, Gartner recently named RiskSense as one of the leading vendors in their newly published report on Security Operation Analysis and Reporting. We have proven 50% year over year revenue growth while maintaining profitability for the past 5 years.


RiskSense recently moved into a brand-new 18,000-square foot office suite in Albuquerque, New Mexico. News outlets described RiskSense's interior design and amenities as the "quintessential 'techie' vibe often found in Silicon Valley offices." These amenities include:

  • Gym, with top-notch equipment for cardio and strength-training with brands such Keiser, WaterRower, and Precor USA.
  • Mechanical desks that save your preferred sitting & standing heights
  • Separate men & women's locker rooms and showers
  • Occasional group classes from professional yoga & gym instructors
  • Recreation room with bean bag chairs and ping-pong
  • Modern furniture in meeting areas and "huddle rooms"
  • Glass offices, glass conference rooms
  • Open-air desks with glass partitions
  • Lots of windows and natural light
  • Interior decorating with fun, bright colors
  • Large kitchen and break area with restaurant-style booths
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks
  • Conference rooms named after Star Wars planets
  • Culture

The RiskSense team prides itself on attracting top talent in New Mexico and from around the world. Not only are our founders and executive management team considered thought-leaders in the industry (see the "About" section), but so are our employees—from developers to sales and marketing. An entrepreneurial mindset is encouraged, and our team is constantly researching and developing innovative solutions that contribute to our existing and new technologies. Our company culture encourages communication and rewards creative, bright minds. Our team is positive, energetic and, above all else, is persistent in solving challenging problems. The dress is casual and the atmosphere is uniquely positive and stimulating. Though we are continuously expanding, the vibe is very "tech startup."


In order to recruit and retain our team of top talent, RiskSense continues to grow our world-class benefits package:

  • Awesome benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Training
  • Incentive stock-option plan for qualified employees
  • Referral Bonuses for recommending top talent that is hired
  • Tech amenities, such as computers, multiple monitors and more
  • 120 hours of accrued vacation time

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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