Project Manager

Synergis IT

IT Security Project Manager


8+ months

2 positions

We currently have an immediate need to 2 IT Security Project Managers for our Fortune 500 client to manage IT Security projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex projects up to $5m in value

Key responsibilities for the IT Security Project Manager:

      Project Planning and Control

      Maintain very close visibility into and active control over projects to agreed schedule, budget and scope

      Conduct stage gates at least at the end of plan and before deployment to production

      Resource Management

      Demonstrate control over the project resource plan

      Ensure actual work matches the planned effort

      Actively maintain resource requests and allocations

      Forecasting and Financial Control

      Maintain accurate project financial forecasts

      Deliverable Quality

      Ensure project deliverables are fit for purpose

      Risk and Issue Management

      Proactively recognize risks or issues, and do not wait to respond to them

      Regularly maintain RAID logs so they can be referenced by any stakeholder

      Ensure projects are 100% compliant with and Information Security delivery standards

To qualify for the role of IT Security Project Manager you must have:

      10 to 15 years in a corporate IT environment

      5 to 10 years’ experience in project management

      At least 5 years delivering in a Service Delivery PM role (InfoSec domain highly preferred)

      Mastery of project management methodology, tools and templates (includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management)

      Track record of customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises

      IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases – plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.

      Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams

      Proven track record managing large projects

      Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing

Desired skills for the Information Security Project Manager:

      Experience in EY Information Security Service Delivery

      Project management certification is highly preferred (PMI/CAPM or PMP, PRINCE2)

      Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3 would be advantageous

      Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) certifications or other Information Security related a plus

For immediate consideration please contact Denise Wicks at the link below or call 770-346-7205


Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 20 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at


Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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