Senior Project Manager

| USA | Remote
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GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

As a GuidePoint Security Senior Project Manager, you are managing a unique portfolio of security focused Professional Services engagements which directly contribute to our client’s goals and success. This position may also require serving as a client-side billable resource for Project Management service delivery.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Efficient and effective management of Professional Services projects through the full engagement lifecycle:
    • Sales handoff
    • Resourcing
    • Customer project plan development
    • Execution management
    • Project closeout activities
  • Ensure regular and timely communications to all key stakeholders.
  • Manage project issues and risks to resolution.
  • Maintain and foster internal and external customer relationships, ensuring objectives and statement of work deliverables are met.
  • Plan and manage resources ensuring all projects meet scope and budget expectations.
  • Maintain the OpenAir PSA application for project data.
  • Manage and support internal processes for revenue recognition and customer invoicing.
  • Create and maintain project management methodology and process documentation.
  • Provide Project Management services to GuidePoint customers in a professional service capacity.
  • Contribute to the continuing maturity of the Project Management Office team
  • Adhere to GuidePoint Security Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a consulting services role or similar IT Project Management structure.
  • Direct experience managing professional services engagements for external clients is required.
  • Preferred 2+ years working within the cybersecurity space (i.e., AppSec, Vulnerability Management, Identity Access Management, Network Security, etc.)
  • Experience in managing client-facing “X-as-a-Service” delivery models preferred.
  • Experience with Agile methodology.
  • Advanced use of all Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project, with advanced ability to utilize Microsoft Excel for project reporting.
  • Proficient in Jira, OpenAir and Salesforce, or other Professional Services applications.  Experience with FinancialForce/Certinia preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills with Mac and Google application experience preferred.
  • Experience utilizing remote teleconferencing tools.
  • Standard industry certifications are preferred (i.e., PMP, CSM, SAFe, etc.).
  • Experience in interfacing with information security positions and stakeholders.
  • Advanced project management skills, with demonstrated ability to evaluate project objectives and scope, gain customer understanding, schedule resources, and manage timeline and budget to plan.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and/or teams simultaneously while maintaining customer satisfaction and financial health.
  • Understanding of a broad range of information security terms and disciplines.
  • Understanding of professional services revenue recognition and invoicing.
  • Demonstrated successful leadership of personnel and technical projects, including the ability to lead, mentor and develop team members.
  • Written communication skills for use in preparing formal deliverables.
  • Verbal communication skills that include the ability to communicate with anyone from a technical resource to the highest level of management.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, perform complex tasks and prioritize.
  • Ability to build customer relationships that enhance communications to ensure project success.
  • Evening and weekend hours may be required.

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Why GuidePoint?
GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 1000 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 4,200 customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.  

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
Some added perks….

  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Benefit Option

More Information on GuidePoint Security
GuidePoint Security operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Herndon, VA. GuidePoint Security was founded in 2011. It has 875 total employees. To see all 38 open jobs at GuidePoint Security, click here.
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