Jr. Project Manager in New York, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job #:  849661

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Junior Cyber Security Project Manager in New York City!!!

6 month extendable contract with perm possibility!!!

Pen Testing/Ethical Hack/Incident Response/Forensics- Junior PM
PM will coordinate project efforts from multiple cross-functional Information Security teams (Pen Testing / Ethical Hack / Incident Response and Forensics). Reactively follow incident response best practices, while proactively assisting in the leadership of innovation for processes that are requiring constant incident responses. Lead projects throughout the lifecycle from initiation and planning to completion and closeout. Become the point of contact as well as the subject matter expert for detailed project statuses and a go-to for potential issues and resolutions. Work within the PMO structure to create high-level and detailed reports for a variety of audiences.

Coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure projects progress on schedule and within budget. Recommends and makes adjustments to the project plan and staffing. Responsible for Project planning efforts such as developing the project scope, defining project guidelines, obtaining business and IT sponsor approvals, and coordinating the resources necessary to successfully complete the project. Once a project is set in motion, the Project Manager is expected to communicate major milestones, identify potential project risks, provide continuing direction to the project team, and conduct regular status meetings to review project activities. Ensure adherence to current project management standard processes and compliance to quality assurance policies and responsible for producing quality deliverables on time and on budget. 5-7 years of relevant work experience required. PMP Certification preferred.