Velocity Staff

Senior IT Security Project Manager

1 month ago(12/14/2017 5:13 PM)
# Positions


Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client located in Houston, TX to identify a Cybersecurity Project Manager to join their team for a 12+ month contract opportunity. The Cybersecurity Project Manager will be responsible for leading and directing multiple projects under general guidance of PMO leadership and will own and drive projects from inception to completion, identify and document project requirements, support clients on various information security initiatives, keep all stakeholders apprised of project and budget status, and manage issues to resolution. 


  • Lead information security projects from inception to completion.
  • Identify and assess project risk. Build appropriate mitigation plans into the overall project initiatives.
  • Develop a project plan detailing schedules, controls, resources, costs and daily tasks.
  • Assure overall project and service offering quality and consistency.
  • Validate, manage and control the scope of the offering and of the project.
  • Meet regularly with team to aid in identifying issues and strategies.
  • Actively monitor project budget and deliverables.
  • Consolidate and report project performance and metrics.
  • Coordinate and manage projects across various functional groups, communicating impacts.
  • Establish communication plans to facilitate core project team coordination and to provide status to management and extended project team members.
  • Effectively negotiate with customers, stakeholders, co-workers and 3rd parties.
  • Manage projects to quality and profitability standards.
  • Implement project management controls on assigned projects to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities for using project and program management to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Own and drive time-lines by creating and maintaining schedules (including key deliverables, milestones, and dependencies), understanding the deliverables and the progress toward each milestone, and identifying and driving resolution of all project issues.
  • Maintain commitment to project milestones and deliverables and take necessary actions including escalation as necessary to achieve commitments.
  • Ensure a strong and seamless relationship by maintaining communications about the project to the team: sales, customers and delivery personnel.
  • Maintain working relationships with subject matter experts and personnel across the organization.


  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field.
  • PMP certification is preferred.
  • CyberArk experience.
  • Experience with Security Incident Response specifically EnCase.
  • Security safeguards for O365.
  • Data Loss Prevention.
  • Security Optimization experience.
  • Centralized authoritative source.
  • Strong Project Management skills.


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