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Program Manager

  • Location: Lake Wisconsin, 29210
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Position: Program Manager
Location: Columbia, SC 29210
Term: 7 months
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Function as the Technical Program Manager for the security services team delivering all contracted work streams supporting managed security services.
  • Support customer incidents and requests, as well as any daily activity encountered during the daily operations of the company’s Professional Security Services.
  • Establish and monitor the delivery process and adjust resources to ensure SLA compliance.
  • Assess customer feedback and improve procedures accordingly.
  • Regularly participate in tuning and maintenance activities of service areas within established guidelines and procedures.
  • Develop reports and presentation supporting SLA reporting requirements and security services team operational objectives.
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability, particularly in service areas including Security Monitoring, Incident Response, SIEM/Log management, Vulnerability Management and Firewall/VPN management.
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and security, Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions.
  • Assist team members with planning and coordinating the maintenance, tuning, and installation of security devices.
  • Also responsible for general troubleshooting of solution failures based upon documented procedures, general knowledge, problem management or guidance by management and vendors.
  • Complete vendor and industry training as directed by management; successfully pass certification testing as required.
  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards.
  • Develop forms and records to document program activities.
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the program for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization.
  • Work a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to monitor program activities.
  • Be available to manage operational support as needed during off hours
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Work on other duties as needed.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or related field.
  • Knowledge of program management.
  • Proven ability and past experience performing security services for information technology.
  • Familiarization with federal security standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent English writing and communications skills.
  • Familiarization with defense-in-depth concepts.
 
Even better if you have:
  • Government background.
  • Linux system administration, network and security experience.
  • Experience in the administration of firewalls, IPS/IDS, Linux system administration, vulnerability scanning and analysis, SIEM, log analysis and forensics.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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