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Sr. Security Program Manager in Boston, MA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51648

Our client in Boston, Massachusetts is seeking a Sr. Security Program Manger. 

Position Summary:

The Security Program Manager (Security PM) will lead the planning and execution of the client's Security Program. This role will require significant talents in technical program management, mobilizing cross functional teams, delivering solutions across multiple Security work streams (Vulnerability Management, Cyber Monitoring, among others).

This position requires strong and diverse communication and relation management skills for engaging with senior state executives, vendors and the overall agency teams.

The candidate will be expected to perform as an experienced Senior Project Manager for the client.  This role will report to the Portfolio Manager and Security Transformation PMO Lead -- and manage and oversee various Security initiatives within the client.  The candidate will help achieve Security business goals through strategic IT initiatives in a collaborative, cost effective, and timely manner.

The candidate will be expected to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment with frequent deliverables
  • Assure the on-time, on-cost, high-quality, delivery of project scope (or sprints). Manage and drive the planning, execution and reporting of assigned projects, including vendor-led projects. 
    • Active identification, analysis and mitigation/resolution of action items, issue and risks. Escalating issues and facilitating resolution of blockers within (or external to) the project team(s) is critical requirement.
  • Produce timely and high-quality work products, including scope, requirements, sprint or project plans, stakeholder updates, issues and risks logs, etc
  • Work with stakeholders and executives as well as a team-member level
  • Collaborate, cultivate trust and develop strong relationships among peers, customers, and stakeholders - Communicate in a clear, professional manner with team members and stakeholders
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism and a willingness to promote change

Specific skills/expertise required

  • Strong (written and oral) communication skills required
  • Deep understanding of security frameworks & standards preferred, but not required (CIS Top 20, OWASP, NIST, etc)
  • Experience with executing Security projects preferred e.g. pen-testing, red-team campaigns.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Project and experienced with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Highly experienced project or program manager with proven track record in managing large projects or programs in enterprises or government - Required

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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