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Senior Project Manager (Security Projects)

Fort Lauderdale, FL 32801

Posted: 05/03/2024 Industry: IT Job Number: 50287

Job Description


Kavaliro has partnered with a client who is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Project Manager with a strong background in implementing security projects. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing multiple security projects simultaneously, with expertise in white hat hacking, penetration testing, and the deployment of penetration testing tools. As a Senior Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of security projects, meeting deadlines, and exceeding client expectations.

Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning and Execution:
    • Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of multiple security projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, budget, and quality standards.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including security analysts, engineers, and developers, to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.

  2. Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
    • Conduct thorough risk assessments for each project, identifying potential vulnerabilities and threats.
    • Develop comprehensive risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to address identified risks.

  3. White Hat Hacking and Penetration Testing:
    • Utilize white hat hacking techniques to assess the security posture of systems, networks, and applications.
    • Perform penetration testing to identify and exploit vulnerabilities, providing actionable recommendations for remediation.

  4. Tool Deployment and Integration:
    • Evaluate, select, and deploy penetration testing tools and technologies to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of security testing processes.
    • Integrate penetration testing tools with existing security infrastructure, ensuring seamless operation and compatibility.

  5. Stakeholder Communication:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project progress, milestones, and issues.
    • Effectively communicate project status, risks, and recommendations to executive leadership and clients.

  6. Quality Assurance and Documentation:
    • Implement rigorous quality assurance processes to validate the effectiveness of security controls and measures.
    • Prepare comprehensive project documentation, including project plans, risk assessments, test reports, and post-implementation reviews.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • PMP, CISSP, or other relevant certifications are highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 10years of experience in project management, with a focus on security projects.
  • Extensive experience in white hat hacking, penetration testing, and security assessment methodologies.
  • Strong technical proficiency in security tools such as Metasploit, Nessus, Burp Suite, etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with a track record of successfully managing complex projects from initiation to closure.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.

Job Description: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Project Manager with a strong background in implementing security projects. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing multiple security projects simultaneously, with expertise in white hat hacking, penetration testing, and the deployment of penetration testing tools. As a Senior Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery of security projects, meeting deadlines, and exceeding client expectations.

Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning and Execution:
    • Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of multiple security projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, budget, and quality standards.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including security analysts, engineers, and developers, to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.

  2. Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
    • Conduct thorough risk assessments for each project, identifying potential vulnerabilities and threats.
    • Develop comprehensive risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to address identified risks.

  3. White Hat Hacking and Penetration Testing:
    • Utilize white hat hacking techniques to assess the security posture of systems, networks, and applications.
    • Perform penetration testing to identify and exploit vulnerabilities, providing actionable recommendations for remediation.

  4. Tool Deployment and Integration:
    • Evaluate, select, and deploy penetration testing tools and technologies to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of security testing processes.
    • Integrate penetration testing tools with existing security infrastructure, ensuring seamless operation and compatibility.

  5. Stakeholder Communication:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project progress, milestones, and issues.
    • Effectively communicate project status, risks, and recommendations to executive leadership and clients.

  6. Quality Assurance and Documentation:
    • Implement rigorous quality assurance processes to validate the effectiveness of security controls and measures.
    • Prepare comprehensive project documentation, including project plans, risk assessments, test reports, and post-implementation reviews.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • PMP, CISSP, or other relevant certifications are highly desirable.
  • 10+ years of experience in project management, with a focus on security projects.
  • Extensive experience in white hat hacking, penetration testing, and security assessment methodologies.
  • Strong technical proficiency in security tools such as Metasploit, Nessus, Burp Suite, etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with a track record of successfully managing complex projects from initiation to closure.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.


Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.


 

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