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Principal Consultant, Cloud DFIR- Unit 42 Consulting (Remote)

Company: Palo Alto Networks
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks - everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren't easy goals to accomplish - but we're not here for easy. We're here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we're looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We're changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Unit 42 Consulting is Palo Alto Network's security advisory team. Our vision is to create a more secure digital world by providing the highest quality incident response, risk management, and digital forensic services to clients of all sizes. Our team is composed of recognized experts and incident responders with deep technical expertise and experience in investigations, data breach response, digital forensics, and information security. With a highly successful track record of delivering mission-critical cybersecurity solutions, we are experienced in working quickly to provide an effective incident response, attack readiness, and remediation plans with a focus on providing long-term support to improve our clients' security posture.

Job Description

Your Career
Perform reactive incident response functions in public cloud environments, primarily Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and AliCloud
Examine compute, storage, IAM, network traffic, serverless, and other log sources to identify evidence of malicious activity
Investigate data breaches leveraging traditional forensic tools, cloud-specific tools, and custom Unit 42 techniques to determine the source of compromises and malicious activity that occurred in client environments
Manage incident response engagements to scope work, guide clients through forensic investigations, contain security incidents, and provide guidance on longer term remediation recommendations
Ability to perform travel requirements as need to meet business demands (on average 20%)
Mentorship of team members in incident response and forensics best practices

Qualifications

Your Experience
6+ years of incident response or digital forensics consulting experience with a passion for cyber security
2+ years in a cloud environment as an administrator, security operator, or consultant- DevOps experience welcome
Hands-on experience with architecting, building, operating, investigating, and troubleshooting large and complex cloud environments
Understand and demonstrate best practices for architecting and operating in a cloud environment
Experience with large-scale application administration and debugging, Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) solutions, or automation via scripting or cloud-native approaches
Strong leadership skills including experience managing a team or individuals
Experience with leading complicated engagements including scoping, interfacing with the client, and have executed on a technical front

Additional Information

Our Commitment

We're trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity's status quo. It's simple: we can't accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we've rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $128,000/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.

Keywords: Palo Alto Networks, Boston , Principal Consultant, Cloud DFIR- Unit 42 Consulting (Remote), Professions , Boston, Massachusetts

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