Security Project Manager- 12 mo Contract- Tampa in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco is looking for a Security Project Manager for our client near Downtown Tampa.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate will:
* Manage all facets of the IT project, its teams, and associated activities within the IT department to a successful completion by meeting budget, schedule and performance goals.
* Lead teams of Information Technology professionals (internal team members, on-site contractors, and vendors) as well as internal business partners, providing leadership to assure the successful completion of IT projects of various sizes.
* Develop and maintain project schedules, and drive and execute projects to successful completion.
* Facilitate and lead meetings, collaborating across all levels of the organization at the Director, Sr.VP, CIO and above.

Scope of services:

* Leads project teams to clearly define project scope, to obtain cost estimates, to build schedules and to assign named resources to activities.
* Practices exceptional project management skills, utilizing industry standards and best practices.
* Able to understand and adhere to the principles delineated in the Project Management Playbook and able to drive an effective utilization of the SDLC methodology.
* Develops and manages stakeholder expectations.
* Obtains, documents, and communicates estimates for schedule, budget and performance of assigned projects.
* Restates complex technical information in a format appropriate to the audience.
* Ensures appropriate documentation and entry of project information into the Project Repository.
* Identifies risks, partners with team members to mitigate risk, and promptly communicates risks and issues to the appropriate stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements:

Solid back ground with NIST Cyber security & compliance

* Solid background in Information Technology, with at least 7+ years of experience in hands-on IT project management with the most recent 2 years in the senior or equivalent level PM role.
* Strong leadership, planning, organizing, and interpersonal skills are required.
* Strong documentation experience with ability to forecast for time / cost in terms of resources and labor.
* PMP Certification

Additional Experience Ideal Candidate Will Have:
* Application Development and/or infrastructure experience.
* Managing implementations that include a vendor solution (and therefore vendor management) would be particularly beneficial.
* Upgrades of vendor solutions are a common project type. (As vendors have a new software release and we opt to upgrade their software, there may be infrastructure implications, and there is usually some internal customization and/or interface work involved.)
* Projects go through the full SDLC life cycle using a methodology that most closely resembles waterfall however, other projects follow an Agile or a hybrid Agile/Waterfall methodology, and therefore experience in Agile type projects would be beneficial.