Project Manager - Cyber Engineering

  • Coalfire Systems
  • Reston, VA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2019

Job Description

Coalfire Systems, Inc.

Coalfire is an EEO employer.

Location: US-VA-Reston
ID: 2019-3116
Type: Regular Full-Time

About Coalfire

As a trusted advisor and leader in cybersecurity, Coalfire has more than 15 years in IT security services. We empower organizations to reduce risk and simplify compliance, while minimizing business disruptions. Our professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and advice. We recommend solutions to meet each client's specific challenges and build long-term strategies that can help them identify, prevent, respond, and recover from security breaches and data theft. We're on the cutting edge of one of the world's most important industries, and we protect our clients from ever-evolving security threats through our innovative advisory, auditing, and ethical hacking solutions. We're growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Security Consultant to join our Cyber Risk Advisory team.

What you'll do

  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Works with client to identify business requirements and subsequently leads a team in executing of a project to produce solution deliverable(s)
  • Communicates resources needed and collaborates with teams to assign individual responsibilities
  • Identifies and manages project risk and manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
  • Estimates LOE by deliverable and drives team to meet established timelines
  • Effectively applies Coalfire methodology and enforces project standards and continually suggests improvements to program/project productivity
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate
  • Manage all change requests, validate all budget/schedule impacts, obtain the stakeholders' commitment, and communicate approved changes to all teams
  • Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to all affected team members
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Ensure that the project team follows all quality assurance processes, including periodic reviews and transitions
  • Ability to manage status and keeps stakeholders apprised; Identifies, assesses and resolves issues when possible
  • Encourage an atmosphere of trust, openness and communication and an attitude based on working together and shared objectives
  • Leverages the skills of team to meet defined business objectives

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Systems Technology, Engineering, or Business Administration
  • Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Minimum of 3+ years of Project Management experience
  • 1 year of Agile delivery methodology experience including hands on experience with Agile tooling suite (i.e. Jira and Confluence), as well as In-depth Agile knowledge around specific agile ceremonies
  • Experience in designing and developing software components and having a very strong systems integration background
  • Experience developing and tracking project schedules using MS Project
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience building and establishing PMO processes
  • Client facing experience

Bonus Points

  • Experience building and establishing PMO processes
  • Experience creating a program board

Why you'll want to join us

Our people make Coalfire great. We work together on interesting things and achieve exceptional results. We act as trusted advisors to our customers and are committed to client-focused innovation as well as innovation in the industries that we serve. Coalfire offers our people the chance to grow professionally with colleagues they like and respect while tackling challenges that stretch their minds and expand their skill sets. We're connected by our desire to innovate and our goal of helping to make the world a more secure place.

Coalfire's high energy, challenging, and fast-paced work environment will keep you engaged and motivated. Work-life balance is a core priority at Coalfire - we work hard and we play hard, and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we're active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
  • A generous 401(k) plan
  • A corporate wellness program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages