Jr. Project Manager, Scrum in Hoboken, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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Job Description

Vaco is a private-equity backed solutions company that provides consulting, managed services, staffing, and placement services globally. Established in 2002 by "Big 4" consulting veterans, Vaco now has over 40 offices and has worked with over 9,000 clients. We have over 6,000 consultants and been named to Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing private companies for the past 12 years. Vaco offers boutique services with global reach.

The Vaco Cyber Security team's success relies on the trusted relationships built with our clients. We recognize the challenge organizations encounter improving security, restructuring operations and handling risk while maintaining compliance and keeping costs down. Our information security specialists work closely with organizations to provide the solutions that best match business and security objectives. As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to utilize and expand your skills through client experience and industry training while collaborating with security professionals across industries. Our team provides the full spectrum of security services to clients including, Strategy & Advisory, Identity & Access Management, Cyber Security Operations, Managed Services, Governance, Risk, and Compliance.

Looking for an exciting career opportunity as a Project Manager? Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you! Right now, we are looking to fill a position for our Cyber Team. With Vaco, you will have an advantage over your competition! Our information security practice maintains strong relationships with clients, connect your experience with the right consulting project-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our team will provide you with great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, opportunities to work on exciting, impactful projects, and opportunities for industry training and advancement. If you're experienced, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

Job Description

My client is looking for a Project Manager with Scrum Master capabilities and a solid Cyber Security background. Onsite in Hoboken, NJ 3-4 days a week (typically Tues-Thurs.)

The Vaco Cyber Security team is working on a project to conduct a gap analysis and track remediation efforts against CIS top 20 controls. The Project Manager will need to be proactive, evaluate and provide gap analysis against basic security controls, become the central point of contact between multiple security groups, and drive groups to complete remediation efforts.

Basic Qualifications

  • The role requires a Scrum Master with a background in JIRA/Agile and previously working with data is a plus
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Engineering, Business Administration, or related field
  • Certifications preferred but not required: Security+, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, PMP, SANS top 20, security assessment and remediation, security controls review
  • Certification as a Scrum Master from a recognized source such as Scrum Alliance, Scrum.org or Scaled Agile is a plus
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required

Required Skills/Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
  • Solid problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and critical thinking abilities
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies
  • Experience working with agile collaboration tool such as JIRA and Microsoft Teams