Security Project Manager

  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76680

Location: Las Vegas, NV (Fully Remote)
Position: Cyber Security Project Manager
Pay Rate: $46.04 to $76.73/hr (Depends of experience)
Duration: 6 months term or a total of 1040 hours
Open for remote candidates

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Contract Project Manager will work closely with the Director, Cyber Security Project Management and cyber security architects, engineers, IT team leads and SMEs at all US properties and with all levels of management to ensure that Cyber Security Services are provided as outlined in the contracts and Statements of Work with selected vendors. The role also will be to work closely and in coordination with the Property PMO teams and will be expected to meet with partners and customers as needed; provide regular status summaries and reports to management. This role reports to the Director of Cyber Security Project Management. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and LVSC policies, practices, and procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support Cyber Security strategies and programs for the overall objectives of the organization.
  • Develop project plans for medium and large sized projects based upon defined high level priorities and business requirements.
  • Manage the project budget, scope, and schedule.
  • Identify and document any changes made to original project scope and communicate with stakeholders.
  • Validate project deliverables against scope and quality expectations and participate in project stage-gates (including project post-mortems or wrap-ups), identifying opportunities for execution and process improvement.
  • Identify and manage project issues and risks throughout the life of the project, developing action and contingency plans as appropriate.
  • Make recommendations regarding policies, standards, and guidelines. Assist in the creation of Cyber Security standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Create and maintain process flow diagrams.
  • Ensure compliance with business standards and procedures by analyzing and measuring against current processes.
  • Assist in closing out audit items and continuous monitoring of risk assessment plans.
  • Other duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Specific Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in related field of Computer Science /Information Science preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing Security and/or technical projects, including experience managing large programs with multiple subcontractors. IT or Cyber Security related technologies and large enterprise implementations is desired.
  • Experience with project scheduling and budgeting. IT or Cyber Security related education and/or certifications is preferred. Certified Program Management Professional (PMP) or other program management certification is desired.
  • Must possess strong and demonstrated organizational, communication, and negotiation skills. Must be able to lead multi-disciplined project teams through a project lifecycle (planning-development-implementation-closeout).
  • Must possess demonstrated knowledge in project funding packages, detailed project plans, project risk identification and mitigating strategies.
  • Must be proficient and effective in the development and presentation of project related material at all levels of the organization (e.g. Management, Senior Property Management, key Stakeholders, Peers and Individual Contributors).
  • Must be able to demonstrate field presence during the planning and installation phases of the project. Experience with Agile project Page 4 of 4 Internal execution, DevSecOps tool sets, with critical understanding of DevOps, CI/CD, and Modern Delivery is a plus but not required.
  • Practiced in Jira Project Administrator including creating projects, Kanban and Scrum Boards, setting up sprints, and creating reports is a plus.

MINIMUM EMPLOYMENT REQUIRMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, communicate effectively in English both in oral and written form, interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts, maintain a professional, neat, and well-groomed appearance adhering to company standards, work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude and ability to deal effectively with management, Team Members and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines, able to frequently move freely about the office, sit for long periods and withstand various activities such as frequent walking, standing, bending, maintain manual dexterity to access computer via computer keyboard and operate office equipment, such as telephones, copiers, fax machine, etc. and able to access all areas of the facility and travel off property when representing the company.

 

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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.