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Security Project Manager



Location: Chicago, IL
Job # 9611647
Date Posted: 07-17-2017
Title:  Security Project Manager    
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Terms: 12 Months   |   Onsite in Chicago   |   Must be local or relocate no T&E
 
Project:
The Information Security Project Manager will be a critical piece to the overall strategy for the protection of Client’s processing environment and data. In this role, he/she will be focused on managing the entire lifecycle of multiple security initiatives in both a portfolio and project manager. As a key individual of the team, this person will be tasked to create the vision and drive a best in class security environment.
 
Day to Day: 
  • Must be able to direct, coordinate, and oversee a range of security initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts and technologies.
  • Identity & Access Management.
  • Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • Vulnerability Management.
  • Responsible for the overall management of the security portfolio (assisting with strategy, procurement, and overall direction of the program).
  • Focused on the delivery initially of multiple high visibility projects: scope, schedule, planning, budget, and execution.
  • Continuously evaluating, challenging and conceptualizing security solutions to improve the security posture.
  • Key focus on agile deployments and ability to translate that to the team (i.e. Use of Atlassian).
  • Ability to translate complex security topics/technologies for executive consumption.
  • Work side by side with technical security team for overall strategy
 
Most Critical Skills:
  1. 7+ years of Project Management. PMP is highly desirable (not a deal breaker)
  2. Several year of Security Specific Project Management experience. CISSP is a nice to have.
  3. Strong understanding of both security and network fundamentals and protocols.
  4. Proficient with Agile.
  5. Familiarity with Identify and Access Management solutions relative to Multi-factor authentication, Entitlement Management, Authentication, Authorization, etc.

 
 
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