Kforce Cybersecurity Project Manager in Brooklyn, New York

Kforce has a client in search of a Cybersecurity Project Manager in Brooklyn, New York (NY). Summary: The client is seeking a seasoned Cybersecurity Project Manager to help launch and maintain a number of Cyber Command projects. The client is a pioneering cybersecurity initiative aimed at protecting their customers online. Using a steadily evolving suite of solutions, the client will defend their customers from malicious cyber activity on mobile devices, across public Wi-Fi networks, and beyond. The client programs will include a free client-sponsored smartphone protection app that, when installed, will issue warnings to users when suspicious activity is detected on their mobile devices. The client additionally announced new world-class protection for its public Wi-Fi networks, becoming the first place in the world to provide such services to all residents and visitors free of charge. Other projects include client-wide vulnerability management, ICS cybersecurity, amongst others.Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Management of Cyber Command's portfolio of projects; This includes facilitating the planning and the prioritization of complex cybersecurity services that are typically client-wide efforts; These may have significant complexity across many offices, departments, and entities. Projects may include significant business process and/or technology change

  • Work directly with our vendors, staff and agencies to ensure project success

  • Coordinate with legal, contracting, procurement, finance, communications and agencies and departments to ensure successful project rollout, communications, and adoption

  • Managing the following tasks: multi-functional team coordination, opportunity screening, develop request for information (RFI) and Request for Proposals (RFP), benefit/cost analysis, vendor selection, schedule and budget oversight, management of contractors, issue resolution, reporting, and closeout of project upon completion

Mandatory Skills/Experience (candidates who do not have the mandatory skills will not be considered):

  • Bachelor's degree required, ideally with a business/project management focus

  • At least 8 years of experience in project management

  • PMP or equivalent certification

  • Experience with RFPs

  • Proficient in managing projects using Agile & Waterfall methodologies

  • Strong organizational skills; will require tracking of outstanding issues and multiple projects

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

  • Willingness to travel for key meetings

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Jira, Trello, Asana or other modern project management tools

  • Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office

  • Prior experience working with or in state, local or federal government is a plus

  • Prior experience working at a startup a plus

  • Experience, understanding of and interest in cybersecurity and privacy and CISSP or related certifications are a plus

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