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Principal Cybersecurity - Release Manager

Middletown, New Jersey

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Be a part of our elite cybersecurity team that provides strategy,
consulting, and threat detection to a wide range of customers.

"If you want to be continually challenged, always learning and able to shift careers, AT&T is the right place for you! I started at AT&T 18 years ago and never envisioned having an opportunity to transition into a Cybersecurity role."

Connie Bragg — Professional Cybersecurity


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Job Overview

Job Description:

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. Our Consumer Technology experience team is delivering innovative and reliable technology solutions to power differentiated, simplified customer experiences. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future-you’ll create it.

The Principal Cybersecurity works with senior team members on various projects relating to the protection of devices, customers, assets, data, information technology, and networks. Supports innovation, strategic planning, technical proof of concepts, testing, lab work, and various other technical program management related tasks associated with the cyber security programs.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, coordinate, and manage software releases across the enterprise for multiple applications and portfolios.

  • Handle releases that include application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, projects, and programs.

  • Build and maintain the IT Release Calendar, collaborating with release managers from different portfolios across the organization.

  • Centralize the view of all releases to ensure effective planning and coordination.

  • Prepare metrics and reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies to track, maintain, and report compliance activities. 

  • Manage risks that affect release scope, schedule, and quality and resolve issues promptly to ensure successful application releases.

  • Assist in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence.

  • Measure the integrity of releases against defined criteria.

  • Interface and communicate with various stakeholders, including Test Managers, Dev Managers, Ops, PMO, and Product

  • Provide reporting and meeting updates related to release progress.


  • Preferred Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Engineering, or Cyber Security.

  • Requires 8 – 10 years of related experience.

  • Understanding of software development processes and environments.

  • Program Management CMPM certification.

  • Expert at Microsoft office applications including MS projects.

  • Power Automate and Teams desired.

  • Familiarity with SailPoint

  • Must work on site in one of the listed locations (3-5 days a week). No relocation is provided for this position.



#LI-Onsite  – Full-time office role

Our Principal Cybersecurity, earns between $141,300.00-$211,900.00 USD Annual, Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • · Medical/Dental/Vision coverage

  • · 401(k) plan

  • · Tuition reimbursement program

  • · Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)

  • · Paid Parental Leave

  • · Paid Caregiver Leave

  • · Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected

  • · Adoption Reimbursement

  • · Disability Benefits (short term and long term)

  • · Life and Accidental Death Insurance

  • · Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal

  • · Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

  • · Extensive employee wellness programs

  • · Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone.

AT&T is leading the way to the future – for customers, businesses and the industry. We're developing new technologies to make it easier for our customers to stay connected to their world. Together, we’ve built a premier integrated communications and entertainment company and an amazing place to work and grow. Team up with industry innovators every time you walk into work, creating the world you always imagined. Ready to #transformdigital with us?

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Weekly Hours:


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Atlanta, Georgia

Salary Range:

$141,300.00 - $237,400.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job ID R-22938-5 Date posted 06/20/2024
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Family Leave

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