Consultant-II -Threat Management , Dallas TX

With Optiv Inc in Dallas TX US

More jobs from Optiv Inc

Posted on March 13, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


security, sysadmin, java

Job description

Company Description
At Optiv, we’re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We’re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.
Optiv is seeking a Senior consultant to work on Threat Management consulting projects. We are looking for an innovative and motivated consultant who can help customers transform their environment and adapt to digital disruptions they face in their business.
As an information security specialist, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business.
You will actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work is of high quality. When working on engagements, you will report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and raise any issues with them as appropriate.
In line with Optiv’s commitment to quality, you will confirm that work is of the highest quality as per Optiv’s quality standards, by reviewing the work provided by other members.
Job Description
Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Expert capability ranking for delivery of one or more solutions

  • Able to solo deliver or act as "point" for complex projects

  • Acts as technical escalation point to assist other consultants.

  • Can lead conversations with Client managers and below regarding topics they are knowledgeable about.

  • Can manage meetings effectively for the Client - ensures agenda items are completed efficiently.

  • Takes ownership of agenda follow up action items and drives to closure

  • 5+ years’ experience leading small teams in a consulting environment.

  • Effective at managing the completion of all deliverables on the project including review of content for SOW compliance and level of detail.

  • Detailed awareness of the security/ technology space for solutions of focus

  • Acts as contributor in Optiv communities for solutions of focus
    Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and approximately 8-10 years of related work experience.

  • Approximately 5-7 years of technical architecture experience

  • Experience in threat hunting within AWS, Azure and other cloud-based environments.

  • 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 (C, Java, Perl, Shell).

  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting clients related to privacy and data protection, such as 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.

  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated at 60-80%.

  • Valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required

  • The successful candidate must hold or be willing to pursue related professional certifications such as the CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA.
    Other Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and presentational skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages to a variety of audiences

  • Possess high standard of integrity and confidentiality
    Additional Information
    Why You’ll Love It Here
    If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! Optiv’s mission is to deliver comprehensive, integrated cybersecurity programs to optimize customer security programs to be more effective, efficient, manageable and measurable. Our aim is to become the world’s largest cybersecurity solutions integrator by leveraging our expertise in security technology, market-leading services, and innovative approaches. We have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, we offer an extensive geographic footprint, and have premium partnerships with more than 350 of the leading security product manufacturers. Optiv is a privately-held company backed by KKR, a leading global private equity firm.
    With Optiv You Can Expect

  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative environment

  • A competitive total rewards program

  • Professional training opportunities

  • Engaging and fun culture

  • Opportunity to work with industry leading, talented peers
    Privacy Policy

Apply here