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Kforce INFOSEC Project Manager PAM/MFA Project in Brooklyn, New York

Kforce has a client in search of an INFOSEC Project Manager PAM/MFA Project in Brooklyn, New York (NY).Scope of services:The client has an opportunity for an experienced technical project manager. The position is best suited to a creative, independent, and seasoned veteran Project Manager. The ideal candidate will assist Information Security leadership with all aspects of its security program in the large, highly distributed environment, and aim to optimize its projects, programs and daily operations. The Information Security PM should have at least 8 years of project management experience handling complex IT projects; a solid understanding of all major areas of Information Security including, but not limited to, MFA, PAM, firewalls, intrusion prevention/detection systems, (host and network) data protection systems, endpoint protection, identity management systems, and Information Security policies and standards.Duties:

  • The PM will manage project risks and blocker activities to ensure on-time/on-budget delivery; interface with technical project teams and stakeholders to track and ensure successful completion; generate comprehensive progress reports; create, adjust and maintain project plans, work breakdown structures, and stakeholder lists; and incorporate process enhancements

  • Develops the project's key objectives, scope, success criteria and communicates them effectively to the project team and key stakeholders relating to the PAM project implantation and MFA

  • Leads project meetings with a broad cross functional team to communicate the status of the MFA/PAM projects, discuss issues/risks, and understand the impact of any changes to business requirements

  • Perform self-audits of document procedures and maintaining/enforcing documentation standards and procedures

  • Assess PAM/MFA project risks and issues and develop mitigation plans and resolutions to meet customer satisfaction goals and objectives

Mandatory Skills/Experience: Candidates who do not have the mandatory skills will not be considered:

  • At least 8 years of project management experience handling highly complex enterprise projects

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Security Infrastructure

  • Experience acting as a Subject Matter Expert on specific initiatives to facilitate workshops and participation from appropriate internal stakeholders and groups

  • Solid understanding of Information Security, IT Security Operations & Engineering, Security and networking concepts in large, federated enterprise environments

  • Solid ITIL understanding especially Change Management and Problem Management

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a demanding, high pressure environment

  • Ability to create and maintain project plans, work breakdown structures, and stakeholders' lists

  • Ability to manage stakeholders' communications and expectations

  • Ability to work with technical project teams to address project blockers and obstacles

  • Ability to ensure resource availability to address projects and tasks

  • Experience creating and distributing project updates

  • Ability to anticipate issues and create process enhancement proposals

  • Ability to follow through on tasks and incident management processes to ensure that follow on actions are addressed and problem management processes are completed

  • Ability to assist in creating metrics and KPIs and tracking data to update metrics status

  • Knowledge of high-level security concepts such as Security Architecture & Design

  • Knowledge of public cloud concepts; experience with either, Amazon AWS, Azure, Palo Alto, Checkpoint

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00