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Burns & McDonnell Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager - Defense Industrial Base & Transportation - 1898 & Co. (Kansas City) in Richmond, Virginia


1898 & Co. is seeking an energetic, accomplished Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager with demonstrated success managing the delivery of innovative cybersecurity services and solutions for defense & transportation clients in the operational and critical infrastructure cybersecurity space. This position requires a broad base of knowledge of electric and water utility systems and a general understanding of their operation. The candidate should possess the ability to support a broad range of assessments and other consulting services to support defense industrial base & transportation clients making decisions backed by business and engineering analysis. The Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager will be a seller-doer and will spend significant time directly engaged with clients to identify new work, prepare proposals, establish program or project objectives, formulate project approaches, and manage/oversee a team of analysts, architects, consultants and engineers to meet client objectives and provide the client with useful and actionable deliverables or business outcomes. This position is an indirect people leadership role as well as a client-facing, subject matter expert in their field.

The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in management consulting, managing both services and sophisticated technology implementation projects, sales, and managing client success. Given the landscape in which we work, a solid background in Digitalization, Operational Technology, Federal/Military/Defense, and Transportation is key.

Along with other key stakeholders, the Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager will play a leading role in aggressively growing the Defense Industrial Base & Transportation business within the 1898 & Co. Security & Risk Consulting department.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field.

  • Additional applicable years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.

  • 5 years of related professional experience

  • Proven ability to lead multi-discipline teams of analysts, consultants, and engineers

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of industrial control system environments such as utilities (power and/or water), and/or manufacturing system operations

  • General business savvy and financial calculation knowledge

  • Effective Project Management skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work with existing and new clients to identify new projects, articulate to the clients our ability to perform those projects, and translate that into the sale of consulting services

  • Ability to communicate with various business contacts to understand their needs and translate them into a scope of work/proposal that meets their desired business outcomes

  • Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines and to be effective in on-site work environments

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable deadlines are met

  • Ability to focus on the big picture to effectively and efficiently provide services that meet client needs, while also having the ability to identify and analyze details that are critical to project outcomes

  • Willingness to learn new service offerings as client needs and the market requires changes to the service offerings provided by our group

  • Willingness and ability to develop a broad set of service offering types to allow for flexibility to go where the work is

  • Willingness to cross-sell other services offered by Burns & McDonnell or 1898 & Co. outside the project manager’s core set of services

  • Willingness to negotiate with clients for new service agreements


  • Any of the following security certifications – CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, GICSP, CPP

  • ITIL certifications

  • PMO or PMP certification


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-VA-Richmond, US-DC-Washington, US-NC-Raleigh, US-FL-Orlando, US-MD-Baltimore, US-TX-Austin, US-GA-Atlanta, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-TX-Houston, US-VA-Roanoke, US-VA-Norfolk, US-TX-Dallas, US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About 1898 & Co.

1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 233667 Job Hire Type Experienced

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