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OverviewTekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client provides a full range of services including web portal providing information on the state, business and economic development, public safety, Learning, law, justice, health, education, Corrections, transportation, IT, Social Services and culture. It also supplies information on government services and current job openings.Position: GA TECH IT Program Manager Cyber Security12+ MonthsJob Type: ContractWork Type: RemoteJob Description

  • The CMMC Program Manager will be responsible for building and executing the CMMC Security Program at Tech.
  • The ideal candidate for this role is someone who can thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • In addition, this role will support GT departments and staff in CMMC compliance research and research proposal development for funding complex, multidisciplinary DOD proposals.
  • This role will strategically collaborate with other research entities within Tech to coordinate, develop, fund, and implement CMMC compliant DOD Research projects into cohesive programmatic thrusts that can be leveraged into academic, industry, government, and community partnerships.
  • In addition, CMMC Program Manager is a critical role of our overall efforts to security our DOD Research environments while increasing our ability to leverage our digital assets towards achieving excellence.

Key objectives of the CMMC Program Manager are as follows:

  • Promote CMMC Compliance as a shared responsibility across Tech’s Research Community
  • Increase the skills and capabilities within the Tech CMMC Security Program
  • Create pathways for career advancement into cybersecurity and CMMC Framework

ResponsibilitiesThe CMMC Program Manager role at Client Tech has responsibilities for the following within the unit they represent, with direction and oversight from the Cyber Security Office

  • Oversee all CMMC Security Program activities for CUI Research Projects at clientTech. Collaborating with key stakeholders to determine relevant in-scope controls, to identifying significant changes that warrant special handling, to following significant change processes.
  • Work toward process improvement and enhance capability maturity, performing redesign and developing plans, requirements, and compliance specifications for automation.
  • Develop and maintain the calendar of compliance requirements for assigned identified control owners.
  • Collaborate with a range of stakeholders from individual contributors to senior leadership to external parties including Gov/Agency Partners and/or Third-Party Security Assessors.
  • Drive activities related to the remediation of CMMC Requirements Gaps, technical security, and compliance risks with cross-functional teams, including, but not limited to, engaging third party services, leading meetings, assigning, and tracking work items, producing reports, and escalating risks and issues.
  • Financial management of the CMMC program to ensure maximization of investments to ensure security while increasing support for research activities.


  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification is responsibility of the entire clientTech Research Community.
  • As such, a collaborative approach is necessary for effectively protecting our digital assets and capabilities from threats attempting to obtain GT’s Control Unclassified DOD Research Information.
  • The CMMC Security Program must work with other IT and functional leaders across campus to create a balanced approach to securing our research environments while empowering our stakeholders to meet their goals and objectives.
  • GT, like many large R1 organizations, must become CMMC 2.0 Compliant by mandate of the Federal Government to continue to obtain Federal DOD Research Projects.
  • CMMC 2.0 compliance is complex and multifaceted, thus requiring that we marshal all our efforts to work together to mitigate them or ensure that we maintain operations within our risk tolerance level.
  • It is often challenging to apply one set of standards across the entire institution without causing increased friction to the progress needed for conducting core Institute business instruction, research, and service.
  • To evolve to a mature CMMC Security Program that caters to the needs of our various constituents, will require that all voices are represented in the development and implementation of CMMC key policies, standards, projects, and processes.

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.TekWissen is an emerging global human capital, recruitment and IT services organization. Operating since 2009, we draw upon more than a decade of staffing experience to deliver critical talent acquisition solutions and IT engagements for our clients. We’re founded on a culture that is passionate about delivering tailored solutions, that create lasting partnerships.Our global footprint covers six countries: United States, Canada, Australia, India, United Kingdom and the Philippines. This allows us to work in close partnership with organizations and manage everything from global talent needs with demanding resourcing strategies, to single sites with lower recruitment volumes.TekWissen® is an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.                     

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