Paragon Technology

Project Manager / Task Manager

US-MD-Bowie
ID
2017-1644

Overview

Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.

Responsibilities

The project manager is a senior manager responsible for coordinating the management of all work performed.  The project manager shall act as the central point of contact.

  • Responsible for coordinating the effort of subcontractors, team members, and vendors. Capable of negotiating and making binding decisions for the company.
  • Applies PM principles to guide IT program accomplishment through phases of the IT development cycle.
  • Establishes management controls such as milestones, expenditure rates, metrics and management reviews to reflect IT program status and provide early detection of problems.  Recommends resolutions to IT programmatic problems.
  • Reviews IT program documents and assesses the impact of external actions to determine effect on IT program.
  • Recommends tradeoffs to cost, schedule and performance, as required.  Identifies and manages risk using accepted industry practices for risk management.
  • Applies state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies to IT program guidance, planning and solutions.
  • Prepares, staffs and monitors status of deliverables.
  • Reviews IT deliverables and provides recommendations for decisions.
  • Provides IT program planning analysis and support for other administrative and IT program management disciplines.
  • Develops, plans and manages strategies for IT security program development.
  • Generates IT program plans, goals, and objectives consistent with policies and requirements to achieve customer goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, SW Engineering or Computer Information Management or any bachelor’s degree with demonstrated experience (more than 5 years) working on IT projects.
  • Experience in security penetration testing and vulnerability scanning methods and tools highly desired.
  • More than ten years’ experience managing small to medium sized contracts, interfacing with senior customers, managing personnel. 
  • Experience leading and coaching teams to deliver quality products on schedule.
  • Familiarity in all phases of IT security with emphasis on the security policy, vulnerability detection, analysis, testing, and documentation. 
  • Experienced interpreting NIST guidance and applying guidance to projects.
  • Familiarity applying principles, methods, and knowledge of specific functional areas of expertise to specific IT security testing, scanning, analysis and reporting requirements.
  • Experienced in MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • CISSP or equivalent certification required.
  • PMP-certified highly desired.
  • Ability to obtain IRS Security Clearance

 

Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

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