Job Description :
Short Description:
Experienced Senior Project Manager for managing multiple complex IT Security projects/programs with strong communication skills. Follows project management industry practices such as the PMI''s framework. Works closely with project teams and sponsors.

Years of Experience:
Minimum 7 years of experience as a Project Manager.

Job Description:
This position is for a senior experienced project manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) programs/projects supporting - Chief Security Officer (CSO) organization. Projects/programs are primarily complex enterprise initiatives related to IT Security, Data Center, and Infrastructure as prioritized by State. Project manager’s role and responsibility includes, but is not limited to:
Provide project management for project activities to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget and within scope.
Define project scope, duration, resources and cost, as well as the best course of action/approach to attain the project objectives.
Provide project management for project scheduling, tracking, issue management, risk management, change management, and status reporting.
Utilize Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool (Changepoint) on all projects.
Plans and coordinates work with teams. Designs and implements project plans. Generally work with other IT managers and IT technical teams. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Acts as a program manager for large complex enterprise IT Security initiatives.
Acts as a partner to other project managers performing Project Management Quality Assurance for their projects.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A significant degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment
Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.
Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.

Information Technology Background – Required – 10 Years
Project Management experience managing enterprise IT Security projects and Enterprise IT Infrastructure projects – Required – 7 Years
PMI PMP Certification – Required – 7 Years
Strong skills in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling and portfolio management tool such as MS Project, Changepoint etc. – Required – 7 Years
Strong leadership and communication skills – Required - 10 Years
Knowledge of IT Security Standards like NIST, COBIT – Desired - 3 Years
Last 5 years’ experience should have been as a hands on IT Project Manager – Required – 5 Years
Agile experience – Desired - 2 Years
ITIL Certification and/or knowledge – Required - 5 Years
Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Or Equivalent – Required - 1 Years