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Security Project Manager

New York City, New York | Contract

Job ID: 37596 Job Category: Project Manager

Security Project Manager: 
Our well-known client in the New York area is looking for a Security Project Manager to join their team.  The Security Project Manager will be accountable for the successful execution and delivery of projects across the portfolio for Enterprise Technology Services. They will manage internal and external resources, scope, schedule, financials, budgets, contracts, and adhere to stage gate quality and control guidelines throughout the full systems development life cycle.  This role also includes managing issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery of systems with complex business and technical requirements.

The position is responsible for leading project team(s) (e.g., infrastructure, business users, outsourced providers, database, legal, sourcing, etc.) to deliver multiple, simultaneous projects and/or significant major projects/programs that could span across several business or technology areas.  This resource will effectively manage resources, schedule and quality of deliverables through the full project life cycle.  This role will also contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery and preparing for transitional services to the application support teams.

Responsibilities of the Security Project Manager: 
  • Liaise with Steering committees, CTO, CFO, SVPs, VPs, Directors, project sponsors and strategic partners.
  • Manage all aspects of large, multiple related initiatives to ensure the overall program is closely aligned to and directly supports the achievement of the company' s strategic objectives in a professional and successful way.
  • Develop and define a structure and operating model for the project. Select and manage resources for project implementations to ensure that projects are successful and that consulting resources are cost-effective and value-driven.
  • Manage process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the project portfolio
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources, and chairs the project management team meetings.


Requirements of the Security Project Manager: 
  • 5+ years of relevant technical and business project management experience.
  • Must have extensive experience with security
  • 5+ years proven success in a leadership role managing large projects in the data center or software license management or enterprise level IT infrastructure environments.
  • Experience in building/managing project teams of 5 or more people.
  • Successfully delivered large complexity projects with budgets exceeding $1 million.
  • Working knowledge of IT Infrastructure and Operations including Data Center Facilities and Cabling, Network and Telecom, Storage and Backup, Servers and Virtualization, Operating Systems, Messaging, Web Technologies, Automation, Orchestration, Monitoring, Security, and Architecture.
  • Experience in SDLC Methodologies, such as Waterfall and Agile/SCRUM, ensures consistent use of common processes, tools, and methodologies across all projects.
  • Knowledge of resource and project planning tools such as CA Technologies Clarity PPM and MS Project.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Technical and/or Project Management PMI or ITIL certification or equivalent is a plus.
  • Experience with Encryption key management is a PLUS
  • Experience or familiarity with Gemalto -SafeNet Identity & Data Protection Solution a PLUS 

Kelsy Wright
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