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Cybersecurity Project Manager

Company: Spectraforce Technologies
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Role: Cybersecurity Project Manager

Duration: 10 Months (Potential for extension)

Location: Chicago, IL Hybrid 3-4x per week

Job Description Summary - Project Manager, Cybersecurity Office

Our Cybersecurity Office (CSO) provides world-class high performing portfolio, program and project management capabilities across the Information Security (Infosec) group.

WHAT WE EXPECT YOU'VE ALREADY DONE: Qualifications (must-haves)

  • 8+ years of project/program management
  • Managed projects in the Financial Services industry
  • Schedule management
  • Risk and issue management
  • Budget and financial management
  • Coordination and communication across teams
  • Managed large projects using Agile/Waterfall methodologies
  • Managed large projects using Azure Boards
  • Earned a B.A. or B.S. degree in a business or technology field of study
    The kind of people we look for:
    • Versatile associates who thrive on variety and challenge with a "Can Do" attitude
    • Proven leaders with strong growth and delivery track records and mindsets.
    • Innate problem solvers who want to grow in a flexible, collaborative culture.
    • Engaging technologists who make a positive impact.
    • Candidate must be the quintessential team player and a highly skilled communicator.
    • Ability to work from home and Chicago office 3x's per week
      Some Alternate Expectations (Nice to Have's)
      • Past Successful PM Experience at Northern Trust
      • Knowledge of Northern's Paragon Project Execution Framework
      • Cybersecurity PM Experience (Cybersecurity engineering experience or subject-matter expertise is not required)
      • Experience working in a global, highly regulated financial institution
        WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO: Project Overview / Contractor's Role
        • We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will be assigned to one or more of Northern Trust's large book of cybersecurity projects that require project management best-practices and rigor to execute and successfully deliver on time and on budget.
        • Drive hard-working global teams consisting of employees and onshore/offshore consultants from multiple vendors.
        • Manage projects with teams that consist of technology engineers, solution architects, business analysts, scrum masters, and application owners.
        • Partner with key business and technology stakeholders in the delivery of critical technology initiatives to meet our strategic goals.
        • Responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of Infosec projects.
        • Proactively identifies and mitigates risks that impact Infosec projects.
        • Change agent for project management best-practices.
          WHAT WE OFFER:
          • The opportunity to be part of building a growing practice area within Northern Trust
          • The support of a well-established IT delivery team
          • The opportunity to build and be part of a fun and collaborative culture with teams that are as passionate about their communities as they are about their stakeholders

Keywords: Spectraforce Technologies, Chicago , Cybersecurity Project Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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