Information Security Project Manager

Symmetrio, a SoluStaff Company, is actively recruiting an experienced information security professional to assist in establishing a minimum security and privacy baseline for our client, a large government organization in Philadelphia, PA. The InfoSec Project Manager / Analyst will be responsible for leading the analysis and review of NIST 800-53 (rev 5) control families by various customer stakeholders and business units, establishing workgroups to facilitate discussion and review, creating agendas, and managing deadlines. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with NIST 800-53 rev 4 (preference to rev 5) and developing / enhancing / modifying IT security policies and procedures to align with critical control families. This is a remote, 6-month contract position, with a high likelihood of extension.


  • To lead and review the implementation of NIST 800-53 Revision 5, ensuring adherence to its guidelines and best practices.
  • Develop and execute project plan, defining project scope, goals, deliverables, and resource requirements.
  • Establish project timelines, milestones, and deadlines to ensure timely completion of tasks and overall project success.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT, operations, and management, to enforce security policies and procedures.
  • Identify the necessary resources, both internal and external, required for successful project execution.
  • Coordinate and monitor project activities, ensuring adherence to project plans, budgets, and timelines.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between cross-functional teams involved in the project.
  • Identify potential risks and vulnerabilities within the project and develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Provide regular project status updates, reports, and presentations to stakeholders, highlighting progress, challenges, and recommended actions.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM) are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience as a Cybersecurity Project Manager.
  • Must have extensive experience with NIST 800-53 Revision 4 and preferably Revision 5 frameworks.
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Experience developing and modifying IT security policies and procedures to comply with NIST Control Families.
  • Must possess excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)