Optiv Phoenix, AZ Full-time

This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.
Our consultants are skilled technical and consultative resources expected to be strong in both technical delivery and soft skills. A Consultant must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams from a technical perspective, and interface effectively with customers, vendor partners, and colleagues. Establish & maintain productive and respectful relationships with the delivery team, practice management, and client management team. 
 You will deliver timely engagements and actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, and will work closely with Practice Leadership to drive training and education, career development, performance development, and collaboration across the team. 

How you’ll make an impact

  • Able to solo deliver or act as “point” for complex projects.
  • Acts as technical escalation point to assist other consultants. 
  • Lead in Architecture Reviews and hardware specification recommendation efforts. 
  • Lead in all Technology deployment activities, connector configuration, custom rule development, workflow configuration and development, and third-party system integration. 
  • Lead User Acceptance Testing and bug-related engineering efforts. 
  • Design, implement and educate on specific technology build processes.  
  • Provide knowledge transfer and post production support activities as necessary. 
  • Effective team communicator. 
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional associations such as ISSA. 
  • Obtain and maintain top tier vendor certifications with input from Practice Leadership.
  • Complete administrative project tasks like time and expense entry, status reporting, and project completion reporting. 
  • Acts as contributor in Optiv communities for solutions of focus.

What we’re looking for

  • 3-5 years of experience with deploying and implementing modern SIEM/UEBA solutions (e.g. Chronicle, Splunk, Sentinel, Sumo Logic, Exabeam, etc), 4-7 years of technical architecture experience 
  • Experience with SOAR platforms such as Chronicle SOAR, Palo Alto XSOAR, etc preferred
  • 5-7 years of related work experience 
  • Knowledge of general security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, data classification, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures and governance
  • Strong understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and application programming/scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, etc)
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting clients related to privacy and data protection is a plus (e.g.PCI DSS, GLBA, Basel II, EU Data Protection Directive, International Cross Border, and U.S. State Data Privacy Laws) 
  • Working knowledge of operating systems, virtual machine environments, mainframe security packages, and relational database management systems. 
  • Expert knowledge of using Microsoft Office
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas 
  • Well-developed negotiation skills
  • Ability to build consensus
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in parallel
  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs
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