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Cybersecurity Project Manager with PMP certification

Knoxville, TN 37402

Job Function: Information Technology Job Number: 401832

Job Description

If you have a proven track record of working well remotely and have strong experience managing IT projects, our client has an opportunity for you to consider. This 12-month contract assignment is slated to begin in early June and may be extended. An active PMP certification is required. The ideal candidate will live in the Tennessee/Georgia/Kentucky area and have experience managing cybersecurity-related projects.
  • W2 pay rate $45-$60/hour depending upon experience
  • Work remotely (occasional office meetings may be required)
  • Ability to obtain/maintain security clearance

- Project Manager is needed to help facilitate the implementation of projects that contribute to security, reliability, and compliance of Technology and Innovation
- Responsible for the overall planning, direction, management, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific information technology and innovation projects according to specifications, within budget cost from initiation through completion
- Lead Joint Project Teams (JPT)
- Apply professional principles, practices and techniques to manage and control the project schedule, cost, and risk to help ensure project is completed within a certain set of restraints (e.g., time, budget, people, quality, materials) and with a high level of quality
- Serve as the single point of contact regarding specific project(s)
- Manage project budgets over $8 million or a portfolio of projects that have an aggregate total over $25 million

- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline; OR, in lieu of a degree, equivalent training, education, and relevant professional experience
- Minimum of 5 years of project management experience
- Proven knowledge of project management techniques
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
- Experience managing cybersecurity projects including zero trust architecture
- Demonstrated experience resolving complex problems
- Practical experience in project scoping and cost estimating
- Proven ability to analyze in-depth technical problems and determine the most cost-effective solution

- ITIL and Agile certifications

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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