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Principal Consultant - (Remote - Mid-Atlantic Region)

Company: Mandiant
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant's approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills---confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description

Mandiant has been at the forefront of cyber security and cyber threat intelligence since 2004, providing industry-leading incident response, assessment, transformation, managed detection and response, and training services with hands-on tactical support. Mandiant helps organizations effectively detect and respond to threats and reduce overall impact of business risk before, during, and after an incident. Our world class incident responders are able to resolve security incidents quickly, effectively and at scale with complete incident response including investigation, containment, remediation, and crisis management.

Mandiant Security Consulting Services ensures the long-term success of our clients by providing talented, passionate, and specialized security expertise. By utilizing the latest industry standards and combining experience and knowledge gained from Incident Response, Intelligence and Managed Defense practices, we are able to develop leading information security programs for our clients.

We are looking for a passionate leader with strong cyber security consulting skills to help our clients assess, design and build proactive security programs. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and experience in leading consulting teams to develop security governance, security risk management, security operations, tactical, and strategic and/or cyber incident response programs. This position can be located within the Mid-Atlantic Southeast region of the US, with preference to Alexandria, VA.

What You Will Do:

  • Coach, mentor and lead a team of Mandiant Consultants
  • Lead engagements that build and mature customer information security programs and incident response practices
  • Help drive delivery quality of engagements in the areas of proactive and tactical services with focus on unique requirements for each engagement
  • Work with the account team to develop new business opportunities, adding new logos to the Mandiant portfolio through presales and commercial activities, and extending existing business through exceptional delivery earning the trust of each client
  • Interface with clients to address concerns, issues or escalations; track and drive to closure any issues that impact the service and its value
  • Oversee and manage implementation improvements to Mandiant's business processes, methodologies and client communication methods
  • Codify customer success criteria across accounts and use them to drive methodologies
  • Use formal project management skills in planning, tracking and reporting on project progress

    • Secret or Top-Secret clearance preferred, but not required; must be able to pass background investigation
    • Strong technical background in the areas of Incident Response and/or penetration testing and proactive security assessments with a minimum of ten (10) years of comparable experience
    • Excellent knowledge of security solutions and technologies; packet flow, TCP/UDP traffic, firewall technologies, IDS & proxy technologies
    • Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field or equivalent experience
    • Experienced with collecting, analyzing, and escalating security events; responding to computer security incidents, and/or collecting, analyzing, and disseminating cyber threat intelligence
    • 6+ years of consulting experience, such as project delivery to external customers
    • 6+ years of experience with network protocols; broad knowledge of security infrastructure design and network security

      Additional Qualifications:
      • Travel up to 10%
      • Ability to successfully interface with clients (internal and external)
      • Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise, understandable manner
      • Ability to provide public speaking and be comfortable in front of an audience
      • Capable of leading multiple projects and tight deadlines
      • Knowledge of and ability to use formal project management skills in planning, tracking, and reporting on project progress
      • Cyber Security Industry certifications a plus
      • Strong understanding of network protocols; broad knowledge of security infrastructure design and network security
      • Familiarity with Unix and Windows operating systems and administrative tools
      • Understanding of security controls for common platforms and devices
      • Familiarity with Unix and Windows operating systems and administrative tools
      • Understanding of security controls for common platforms and devices

        Additional Information

        As a U.S. federal contractor, Mandiant has adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to comply with our obligations under applicable laws and requirements. This position is covered under Mandiant's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and therefore proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required as a condition of hire. At Mandiant we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

        This is a regionally-based role that must be located in the Mid-Atlantic Southeast region of the US including Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi.

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