Consulting Director, Cloud Security, Proactive Services (Unit 42) – Remote

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.

We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving 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.

Your Impact

  • The Consulting Director will help drive Proactive Consulting Services with Cloud Customers – This senior-level consultant will be the trusted advisor to grow partnerships and assist customers from a healthy cyber security perspective
  • Conduct security configuration audits of client cloud administration consoles against industry-standard frameworks and best practices
  • Architectural overviews of client cloud environment networking edge protections
  • Analyze the current level of monitoring and alerting within cloud-hosted infrastructure and environments and provide a gap analysis on log coverage
  • Conduct reviews of cloud identity management methodologies including federation, delegation of rights, conditional access, and multi-factored authentication
  • Conduct general cyber risk assessments using framework or standards like NIST CSF, ISO 27001/2, PCI, CIS Top 2, CMMD, or other industry measurement tools
  • Utilize command-line interfaces of cloud-hosted environments to conduct technical and control set validation
  • Assess client implementations of multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud environments by understanding the technical implementations of both on-premises infrastructure and other cloud environment dependencies
  • Advise and develop cloud security initiative roadmaps for clients to further secure their cloud environment and interactions with on-premises infrastructure

Your Experience

  • 10+ years of experience performing cloud security advisement and risk assessments based upon industry-accepted standards
  • Former professional services and consulting experience highly preferred
  • Experience managing a team of consultants
  • Cloud Security-related certifications preferred
  • Hands-on experience with a cloud hosting provider (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
  • Experience with a Cloud Application Security Broker -MCAS, Netskope
  • Possess a deep technical knowledge in CASBs, Cloud Platforms and the dependencies around such an environment (WAF, SSO, Cloud Threats, API Security, Cloud Security Posture Management)
  • Former experience with cloud migrations (cloud to cloud, or on-prem to cloud)
  • Demonstrates a track record in strengthening existing and developing new client relationships
  • Knowledge of command-line interfaces or scripting tools in cloud environments is a plus
  • Ability to scope new opportunities with prospective clients, including drafting statements of work and proposals
  • Ability to perform travel requirements as needed to meet business demands (on average 30%)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security OR equivalent years of professional experience or equivalent military experienceto meet job requirements and expectations

The Team

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.

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.

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 .

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.

The compensation offered for this position will depend on qualifications, experience, and work location. For candidates who receive an offer, the starting salary (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) is expected to be between $183,500/yr to$229,400/yr. The offered compensation may also include restricted stock units and a bonus. A description of our employee benefits may be found here .

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