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Marriott SrMgr - Security Architecture - SER Process Management in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Number 24072925

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


Establishes and leads the processes for Security Engagement Review (SER) Process to ensure they are performed in a timely manner. As a member of the Security Architecture and Strategy (SA) team, this role manages the effort in assigning engagements, verifying the SERs are moving forward, validating completion of assessments, and serving as escalation to remove obstacles to their completion.


Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, training, or certifications

  • 7+ years progressive Information Technology experience in a large organization

  • 2+ years’ experience in reviewing Security Architectures and explaining security risks/gaps as well as mitigation strategies

  • Supervisory or team lead experience


  • Strong working knowledge of IT service management (e.g., ITIL-related disciplines)

  • Ability to communicate Security Requirements for areas including but not limited to; Cloud Computing, Application Development, IAM, Cryptography, and Infrastructure design and standards to a varied audience.

  • Technical experience working in a large organization, with experience in networks and data centers.

  • Experience in hospitality, with a focus on technologies such as data centers, project management, and third-party vendor projects.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects to provide excellent customer satisfaction results.

  • Coordination of team members to assure no tasks remain unfinished or abandoned.

  • Ability to conduct independent research on possible issues with the process.

  • Strong abilities and experience in documentation and written communication for diverse audiences

  • Experience working with diverse and distributed global teams.

  • Basic knowledge of technologies such as, but not limited to; SaaS services, Application Design, Network Infrastructure, Operating Systems, Identity and Access Management.

  • Strong negotiating, influencing and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action independently.


  • Creates presentations and educates stakeholders on SER process

  • Creates metrics and dashboards to track progress and manage inflight requests

  • Provides periodic reporting

  • Contributes to, evaluates, and supports the documentation, and validation processes necessary to assure that associates, information technology systems and business processes meet the organization’s information assurance, security, and privacy requirements.

  • Consults with customers to gather and evaluate functional requirements and provides these to the Security Architect team.

  • Provides sound advice and recommendations to leadership and staff on a variety of relevant topics within the pertinent subject domain

  • Works with the Security Architect Analysts to monitor ongoing project activities, intake of new projects and monitoring of the Security Engagement Process to meet team objectives for performance. Managing Work, Projects, and Policies

  • Coordinates and implements work and projects as assigned.

  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.

  • Sets and tracks goal progress for self and others.

  • Monitors the work of others to ensure it is completed on time and meets expectations.

  • Provides direction and assistance to other organizational units’ policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of resources.

Leading Team

  • Creates a team environment that encourages accountability, high standards, and innovation.

  • Leads specific team while assisting with meeting or exceeding department goals.

  • Makes sure others understand performance expectations.

  • Ensures that goals are being translated to the team as they relate to tracking and productivity.

  • Creates and nurtures an environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement and a passion for providing service.

  • Understands employee and develops plans to address need areas and expand on the strengths.

  • Provides the team with the capabilities needed to meet or exceed expectations.

  • Leads by example demonstrating self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Acts proactively when dealing with employee concerns.

  • Extends professionalism and courtesy to employees at all times.

  • Communicates/updates all goals and results with employees.

  • Meets semiannually with staff on a one-to-one basis.

  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.

  • Solicits employee feedback.

  • Interviews job candidates and assists in making hiring decisions.

  • Receives hiring recommendations from team supervisors.

  • Ensures orientations for new team members are thorough and completed in a timely fashion.

  • Observes behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person in a timely manner.

  • Manages group or interpersonal conflict.

  • Informs and/or updates executives, peers, and subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

  • Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner.

  • Presents ideas, expectations and information in a concise, organized manner.

  • Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up.

  • Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager.

California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: T he salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $190,154.00 annually.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $116,205.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

New York Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to$209,169.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 28 days after the date of this posting, 04/25/2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.