Senior Program Manager, Privacy Communications

  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 25

Position description

Wickr is securing the way the world communicates. Our mission is to help organizations and individuals around the world ensure the privacy of their intellectual property and communications, regardless of the data format. We build state-of-the-art cyber security technology and tools to safeguard the integrity and security of personal and business data in transit and at rest with greater efficacy than any other solution on the market.

Wickr is currently looking for a Senior Program Manager, Privacy Communications to work alongside our DC- based clients in politics and varying facets of the local and federal government. Fundamentally, we want someone who is passionate about protecting constituents’ needs for communication privacy and for protecting their communications against adversaries – both foreign and domestic. You will unleash your program management talents to refine and launch solutions that accelerate our customers’ everyday success using Wickr technology. Your passion, knowledge of government and politics constituents’ and excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills will inspire adoption, virility and the continued value of Wickr apps. 

This role will be based in Washington D.C. and will focus on working with Wickr’s clients operating in local and federal government sectors and political agencies.                              

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide the required planning and program management, cross-functional coordination, and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding end-end solution deployment and engagement to a variety of government and government ecosystem customers
  • Work closely with sales, software engineers and product manager to get client-specified features into Wickr’s solution roadmap and through the software project lifecycle to build, test and release on time
  • Manage project schedules, identify possible issues and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders
  • Create and deliver practical, compelling application onboarding, training and best practice solutions for users of Wickr technology among customers
  • Partner with customers to help them propagate and evangelize best privacy communications practices among fellow constituents, partners etc
  • Develop and lead customer advocacy programs aimed at increasing the utility and usage of Wickr’s technology and applications


  • BS degree in Political Science, International Affairs, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Security or equivalent preferred
  • 3+ years Program Management experience ideally with focus on managing technology deployment and adoption
  • 3+ years of industry experience working with-in emerging technology businesses in SaaS, PaaS or related fields
  • 3+ years working with state or federal government, political campaign or political organization customers
  • Experience working cross-functionally with engineering, sales and marketing and support teams in cloud computing or related technical fields
  • Track record of delivering successful programs in multiple contexts throughout your career
  • Ability to craft compelling messages to inform user understanding and use of technology
  • Comfortable talking about technical matters with business people and business matters with technical people
  • Able to express complex concepts in plain language to reach broader audiences
  • Fundamental understanding of government protocols, processes and workflows
  • Ability to leverage and analyze customer usage data, metrics to drive compelling insights into prioritization of future value added programs and app features
  • Comfortable using data and analytics tools and presentation solutions
  • Exceptional customer service and presentation skills
  • Capable of juggling and orchestrating conflicting logistics to ensure efficient progress and collaboration needs


  • Stock options
  • Competitive salary based on commensurate experience
  • Commuter benefits
  • Vacation days & time off
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Life & disability coverage
  • FSA plan
  • 401K plan
  • Work with world class cryptographers
  • Ensuring the privacy of millions of people

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