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15 Nov 2022

Temporary Sr. Cybersecurity Project Manager

Hornet Staffing – Posted by Hornet Staffing Anywhere

Job Description

Job Type: Contract

Contract length: 06 Months

Job Description:

  • Senior Cybersecurity Project Managers are responsible for the overall direction, management, communication, coordination of status reports, and accountability of project oriented work efforts and success of their projects across the Cybersecurity organization.
  • This position focuses on technical cybersecurity projects related to the design, development, execution, implementation or maintenance of cybersecurity tools, processes, systems, or software. Senior Cybersecurity Project Managers ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Senior Cybersecurity Project Managers must be able to effectively manage and utilize different project management methodologies and frameworks including Waterfall, Agile-Scrum, Agile-Kanban and must fulfill corresponding roles such as Scrum Master or Kanban Flow Master when necessary. They create scope documents based on approved charters and project plans (work breakdown structures.)
  • They track key milestones and adjust project plans, budget requests and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Senior Cybersecurity Project Managers are assigned to projects with multiple interdependencies and of moderate to complex complexity, scope, risk and impact to the business.

Essential Functions

  • The essential functions listed represent the major duties of this role, additional duties may be assigned.
  • Manage projects with internal and external dependencies, moderate to large scope, risk of moderate severity & impact, integration within functional capabilities, moderate cost and typically longer duration within more than one team of resources.
  • Identify & resolve discrepancies in planned costs versus actual cost and overall financial management for assigned projects.
  • Responsible for developing and reviewing/validating multiple project plans and approving plans.
  • Participates in change initiatives including tasks and initiatives outside of specific job duties such as BRM workgroups.
  • Responsible for developing and reviewing detailed project plans and tracking financial information.
  • Communicate project status to project team, stakeholders’ leadership and Program Managers associated with other projects.
  • Advise project team, customers, and staff on tactical solutions to dealing with barriers within a project.
  • Accountable for active facilitation of project issue resolution, change, risk and dependency management.
  • Effectively identify, track, and manage project risks and issues
  • Accountable for project delivery including meeting time, budget and quality standards and customer expectations.
  • Leads project meetings.
  • Creates and maintains relationships with stakeholders and team members in order to achieve mutual goals.
  • When performing the role of Scrum Master:
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies such as daily stand up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives.
  • Oversee the scrum team to become a self-organized, cross-functional and highly efficient team that delivers high-quality products
  • Facilitate documenting and executing the team’s continuous improvement plan, based on retrospectives
  • Clarify deliverables and assignments and remove impediments
  • Determine ways to improve throughput, velocity and allow the team flexibility to self-manage themselves especially on items identified from the retrospective
  • When performing role of Kanban Flow Master, conduct team meetings, ensuring project work is being completed and interruptions don’t occur by controlling work in process, monitoring the Kanban board, and addressing potential work disruption issues before they occur.
  • Communicate with task owners and management when potential delays are encountered to identify effective means to address risk.
  • Facilitate and manage the creation of business cases
  • May mentor IT Project Managers.

Required Experience

  • 5+ years related work experience in Information Technology and/or Cybersecurity Project Management

Required Education:

  • Related Bachelor’s degree or additional related equivalent work experience


How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to Lory Weir at lory@hornetstaffing.comYou can view all of our open positions at

Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 75 days.

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