FedRamp Program Manager

    • Flexible / Remote

Purpose of Position: Reporting to the PMO, the FedRAMP Program Manager is responsible for the success of the FedRAMP program at Cofense.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Be the single point of contact for all things FedRAMP at Cofense
  • Own the relationships with the 3PAO, sponsoring agency, and FedRAMP PMO
  • Set up the program operating model for multiple organizations within Cofense
  • Lead the planning, scheduling and preliminary analysis for all internal and external audits
  • Properly identify, remediate, communicate, or escalate technical and program risks
  • Aid the stakeholders in managing technical and program changes
  • Drive automation of program processes to create transparency and a single source of truth of audit documentation and artifacts
  • Gather and report both program and technical metrics so that stakeholders can make business decisions including stakeholder feedback
  • Own the success or failure of the program
  • Partner with line managers on program contributors’ accountability
  • Stakeholder management including legal, sales, product/enterprise teams, and privacy
  • Stellar communication including confidently leading large meetings and VP read-outs
  • Ability to assess, customize, and use current program and compliance technologies
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statements are neither intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be a listing of all of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job. This job description is not a contract of employment, either express or implied. Employment with Cofense will be voluntarily entered into and your employment is considered at will. Cofense reserves the right to alter the job description at any time without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • FedRAMP industry relationships and knowledge
  • Strategic program management for 5+ years at a software company
  • Superb soft skills including the ability to gain the trust of stakeholders and senior management and negotiate priorities with outside teams
  • Working knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for SaaS applications
  • Demonstrate courage, inclusiveness, and pragmaticism
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proven work experience as a project manager; Expert knowledge and experience with project and program management methodology
  • Experience must demonstrate working knowledge in all phases of preparing and reviewing complete ATO packages for information technology systems and/or applications as defined by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act and implemented by the guidance of the GSA Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
  • Must possess a strong background with
    • NIST Risk Management Framework (SP 800-53)
    • Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 199 and 140
    • DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (SRG)
  • Security certification such as CISSP, GSEC, CAP, CISM desired


Cofense is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [protected class] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable national, federal, state or local laws and ordinances. We adhere to these commitments in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, and discipline.


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