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Security Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-00307
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Element Consulting Group has an immediate need for a Security Project Manager to join our Client's team.  This position will be at our Client's site located in Columbus, Ohio

Job Description:
A security project manager directs security projects based on a company's specific goals and needs. In addition to developing project plans, they supervise the work of various team members, which can include electricians, engineers, system designers and computer programmers.
This role will manage all aspects of a Security Project (inception, design, development, integration and test, trial, and deployment).  You will be working with their data teams,  Application Development teams and cyber to ensure they build security and privacy into their Security Tools/ Products and follow best practices.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Works horizontally across a large organization to identify and engage appropriate resources, align stakeholders, and execute management and control processes.
  • Meets regularly with Management and Executives to provide status and solicit project feedback.
  • Plays a key role in helping develop team processes, shaping team culture and building the team’s reputation.
  • Provides guidance to data/ DevOps teams to evaluate security tools, develop proof-of-concepts, and integrate tools into the DevOps pipeline.  
  • Guides secure design, coding and testing initiatives.
  • Helps improve Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL), Maturity Models, and Lightweight Governance models.  
  • Helps to set up metrics/ data analytics/ KPIs/ dashboards for Security and Privacy initiatives.
  • Communicates department strategies and objectives effectively within across the organization.
  • Monitors overall work processes and standard procedures to ensure performance is to company and industry standards. 
  • Stays knowledgeable of important emerging technologies and standards in the security and privacy field.
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • 5 - 10 years total experience; 3+ years of experience in a hands-on Technical role, and 3+ years of experience in a Project Management role.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow for PM and Security initiatives.
  • Understanding of security (firewalls, intrusion detection toos, etc.) and experience with security tools.
  • Ability to keep up to date with all new technologies, new security challenges, and work with the teams to build protection mechanisms.
  • Previous development experience within infrastructure and software security is nice to have.
  • Experience with large enterprises is helpful but not required.
  • Comfortable and conversant with analytical approaches to problem solving (e.g. identifying metrics and indicators, tracking benchmarks, comparing with base rates).
  • Have a compelling in person and telephone presence.
  • Be a concise communicator.
  • Be positive, patient, persistent and resourceful in the face of technical and organizational challenges.

US Citizens and candidates authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply; Element Consulting Group is not sponsoring or transferring work visas at this time.  Due to client requirements, we are not able to work with third party employers on this opportunity.   
Element Consulting Group offers an attractive benefits package including medical, life, dental & vision insurance, health saving account, 401(k) with match and more!