Senior IT Project Manager - Technical Lead


Boston, MA

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 149 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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We are looking for Senior IT Project Manager - Technical Lead for our client in Boston, MA

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager - Technical Lead

Job Location: Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract  12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time." 

Job Description:

  • The client is seeking a highly skilled Senior IT Project Manager-Technical Lead to provide project leadership for a critical security program across multiple work streams to remediate high risk vulnerabilities discovered during the department's initial vendor and internal vulnerability assessments. 
  • Completion of these deliverables will facilitate not only the clients but also the MBTA's compliance validation, security augmentation and data management of confidential and sensitive information. 
  • The Senior IT Project Manager-Technical Lead will be responsible for the coordination and reporting of the project-related activities of joint-team infrastructure resources as well as vendor professional services. 
  • The scope of services encompasses three focus areas:
  • Active Directory Remediation Services
  • Network Security Remediation Services
  • Technical Validation of Results
  • This individual will work very closely with the Information Security team and interact with all levels of the organization across multiple technical and business functions.  
  • He/She must be able to adapt, thrive, navigate, and succeed in a large, multi-dimensional environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities.  
  • Candidate must have security program management experience and a proven track record of successful vendor and stakeholder management. 
  • Key responsibilities:
  • Coordinate, manage and report on project priorities, detailed task plans and schedules;
  • Facilitate the scheduling of interviews and workshops with key stakeholders;
  • Assist with obtaining data and documents required by vendor/s to carry out engagement;
  • Coordinate results discussions;
  • Notify stakeholders in writing of any project or performance issues;
  • Assist in resolving project issues that may arise; and
  • Assist in the escalation of issues upon notification of such situations by vendor/s


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years Project Management experience with 5 years in IT Security or related field
  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or related degree
  • Knowledge of Basic application, operational and infrastructuresecurity principles and guidelines
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are required
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are essential and required
  • Appropriate behavior when handling sensitive and confidential situations
  • Proven experience in vendor management in a large, complex project.
  • Proven experience in negotiating and organizing project deliverables and timing within a complex business environment in order to manage stakeholder's expectations.
  • Excellent customer relationship management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deliver Project Plan, Risk log, Issues log, Status reports, Resource Plans, project team meetings and other project related activities
  • Ability to resolve conflicts between security and business objectives
  • Ability to present/participate in executive meetings to discuss project status and drive decision making in order to deliver the project on time and on budget
  • Experience within government a plus
  • IT security consulting/advisory experience a plus