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

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Company Description

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.

Job Description

Unit 42’s Consulting Director, Remediation Services, is a senior consulting role focused on leading our external remediation team. Our Remediation team helps our clients build an effective security operations program, hyperfocused on minimizing organizational risk. Similarly, our goal is to help our clients recover from devastating security incidents on their worst days, while being fully prepared for what’s next in today’s ever-evolving security landscape.

You will partner strategically and tactically with our Incident Response consultants, Cyber Threat Intelligence professionals, MDR, and Product teams leveraging the deep knowledge gained supporting our 85,000+ clients.

Your Impact as a Consulting Director:

  • Lead and manage Incident Response remediation engagements for Unit 42 clients. 

  • Creation of detailed remediation workflows in preparation for coordinated remediation events. 

  • Design and assist clients with network topology, infrastructure hardening, and configuration modifications supporting modern security threats and attacker techniques

  • Creation and execution of specific countermeasures and mitigating controls in support of coordinated remediation events. 

  • Creation of verbose reporting and presentations for both technical and leadership stakeholders. 

  • Effectively communicate remediation strategies and workflows to Unit 42 clients, including IT staff, senior leadership, and both internal and external counsel.



  • Prior management experience with technical teams to include network engineering, system administration, and virtualization at enterprise scale. 

  • Deep expertise in identity management, single sign-on (SSO), and authentication protocols.

  • Thorough understanding of enterprise security controls in Microsoft Active Directory (AD) environments – including scalable architectures, risk reduction strategies, and rebuilding AD

  • Strong expertise with cloud computing concepts with a focus on securing cloud infrastructure including hybrid cloud environments 

  • Expertise using security controls/frameworks to harden both Windows and Linux systems and cloud-based environments. 

  • Strong expertise in networking and related segmentation and isolation strategies. 

  • Management and integration of network and host-based firewall configurations. 

  • Strong understanding of strategic logging for network devices, Windows and Linux hosts, and cloud-based environments. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a variety of audiences and stakeholders. 

  • Preservation of data in support of Unit 42’s forensic investigative workflows.

Additional Qualifications:

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

  • Ability to develop unique and creative solutions to complex, technical problems

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and techniques to solve complex problems

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

  • Ability to quickly build and maintain rapport with clients 

  • Experience managing complex budgets

  • Ability to allocate staff to various projects quickly and efficiently

  • Willingness to travel as required, up to 50%.

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 effective incident response, attack readiness, and remediation plans with a focus on providing long-term support to improve our client's 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 [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.

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

Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs

  • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
    • The job requires accessing a company worksite
    • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
    • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
  • 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 470 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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