Consulting Director, DFIR Reactive Services (Unit 42) - Remote at Palo Alto Networks

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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.

Job Description

Your Career as a Consultant Director:

Consulting Director, Reactive Services is a senior-level consulting position. The individual will provide expert-level guidance on all areas of cybersecurity and data breach response to Unit 42 clients across a wide array of industries, geographies, and organizational structures. They will be the client’s advocate for cybersecurity and will provide strategic and technical leadership in this area.

Your Impact as a Consulting Director:

  • You are an Industry-recognized inspiring leader with media and public speaking experience, deeply embedded in information security community

  • Experience with forensic processes and procedures (chain of custody, computer acquisition techniques, and memory acquisition techniques)

  • Maintain hyper-current knowledge of extant vulnerabilities and threat landscape

  • Experience using forensics tools such as EnCase, FTK, SleuthKit, Volatility, etc.

  • Analysis experience and operational understanding of one or more major operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Linux, or Mac)

  • Knowledge of common malware persistence mechanisms

  • Experience identifying and triaging malware

  • Experience leading technical breach response teams in fast-paced environment

  • 10 years of hands-on consulting experience in digital forensics, and incident response

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Strategic mindset but also detail-oriented and hands-on ability to lead high-level discussion on DFIR technology strategy and approach both internally and externally

  • Demonstrated self-starter with intellectual curiosity and ability to adapt to change

  • Ability to work quickly, willingness to work on ad hoc assignments, work independently or leading teams as needed

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop unique and creative solutions to problems on the fly

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and techniques to solve complex customer issues

  • Ability to manage clients, lead meetings, and manage multiple project teams concurrently

  • Ability to quickly develop and maintain rapport with clients 

  • Demonstrated ability to cross-sell or upsell existing clients and generate new business

  • Experience managing complex budgets

  • Ability to allocate staff to various projects quickly and efficiently

  • Willingness to travel as required (up to 20%) to support leadership, customer briefings, planning and other activity as needed

Additional Information

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.

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 [email protected]

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.

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 - $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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines


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  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
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  • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

More Information on Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA and Plano, TX. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005. It has 10190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 457 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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