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Location: Englewood, CO
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Job Code: JPC - 61

Job Description

Job Description:


A Senior Project Manager for Security is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of IT security projects, ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.



* Lead the planning and implementation of projects

* Present and negotiate with customer, senior management, and IT teams

* Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

* Define project tasks and resource requirements

* Develop full scale project plans working with various teams

* Assemble and coordinate project staff and manage project resource allocation

* Plan and schedule project timelines and necessary weekly/daily or ad hoc meetings

* Track project deliverables using appropriate tools

* Provide direction and support to project team

* Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

* Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions, and perform risk management

* Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs

* Provide project evaluations and assessment of results throughout and post project deployment



* 7+ years of Project Management experience

* 5+ years in IT and Security; Security certifications, training, and NIST experience a plus

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to interact effectively with IT management, software development and test teams, and infrastructure teams

* Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management

* Knowledge of technical hardware project management techniques and tools

* Working knowledge of IT systems and other infrastructure including hardware and software

* Direct work experience in technical infrastructure and security project management capacity and vendor management

* Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management, and change management

* Solid experience with GSuite, Visio, and MSProject

* Ability to communicate effectively with senior level executives.

* Strong negotiation/facilitation skills with an ability to gain consensus

* Ability to consult with customers at a business level.

* Ability to translate and communicate a customer’s strategic opportunities into requirements for the technical teams

* Excellent written and presentation skills and strong decision making skills

* Ability to facilitate solutions in a complex IT technology and business environment and able to adapt quickly to change.

* Ability to manage customer expectations throughout the project implementation and delivery process.

* Ability to work on teams in a lead and participative capacity with many different and diverse stakeholders.

* Formal knowledge of project management principles, processes, and tools

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Engineering, or related degree

* PMP certification and Advanced Degree preferred


Desired Knowledge Areas:


· Microsoft Active Directory / Exchange email


· UNIX servers, SQL servers, Windows servers and clients


· NAS and SAN Storage


· Data networking


· Wireless systems


· Enterprise software releases



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