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Project Manager - Cyber Security

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Mindlance
Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
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Job Title: Project Manager - Cyber Security

Location: Dallas, TX

Duration: 18 Months

Description/Comment:

Project Managers are responsible for leading enterprise wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives.

They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, small to medium-scale application development, systems integration, process reengineering, operational efficiency improvements, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Responsibilities:

May act as primary lead or in concert with Project/Program Manager for planning, tracking, and delivering a given initiative; including business, operational, and information technology deliverables Directs small/medium-scale, projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners;

Partners or directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project;

Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed;

Works with team to manage scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters;

Understands the decision-making authority of the team and escalates as appropriate;

Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures;

Defines and tracks project milestones while maintaining and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

What you have:

Required minimum qualifications include:

3-5 years' project management experience, managing small to medium projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technology environments;

Direct experience mobilizing and motivating teams; set direction and approach; facilitate conflict resolution; identifies/understands drivers, root cause; seeking guidance or escalating when needed;

Proven ability to build a strong partnership and trust with Project Managers and Directors within the organization;

Ability to navigate a matrixed organization effectively; Business savvy and technical acumen;

Ability to communicate with clarity and precision both written and verbally;

Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure;

Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering projects;

Demonstrated problem-solving and critical-thinking skills;

Experience and understanding in the use of project management tools


JIRA & Confluence experience required.

Our Opportunity:

In clients Cybersecurity Services (SCS), Office of CISO, we provide platforms, services, and security operations capabilities which enable the firm to produce successful client and shareholder outcomes securely and safely.

Securing our IT assets, data, and access to applications is the core of who we are and what we do.

Cybersecurity Portfolio & Product Management has an opening for a contractor Project Manager role. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Program office, this Project manager role will execute a focused integration strategy and delivery projects with a focus on harmonious outcomes. Adapting and re-calibrating plans as the situation evolves; achieve high performance in ambiguous environments; and drives projects to closure.

What you'll do:

  • Implements large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners
  • Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
  • Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development and support Agile practices as needed.

What you have:

  • 6+ years' experience as a Project Manager of multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments
  • Solid ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key partners
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools
  • Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum
  • Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
  • Sound business and technical acumen
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
  • Focused and versatile teammate that is comfortable under pressure
  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • BA/BS Degree
  • JIRA and Confluence required Desired
  • PMP or PMI-ACP certification / CSM certification is preferred
  • Experience in Integration Management is preferred
  • Prior experience using Jira is preferred
  • Cybersecurity experience / Security certification is preferred

Experience working in a financial services organization is preferred

"Mindlance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of - Minority/Gender/Disability/Religion/LGBTQI/Age/Veterans."

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