Job Description

Title: Sr. Consultant II – DLP | Remote, USA

Location: Austin, TX
Type: Full-Time
Workplace: remote

This position will be fully remote and can be hired anywhere in the continental U.S.

Our consultants are skilled technical and consultative resources expected to be strong in both technical and soft skills. A Consultant must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams from a technical perspective, and interface effectively with customers, vendor partners, and colleagues. Establish & maintain productive and respectful relationships with the delivery team, practice management, and client management team. You will actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. Deliver timely engagements and works closely with Practice Directors to drive training and education, career development, performance development, and collaboration across the team. In line with Optiv’s commitment to quality, you will confirm that work is of the highest quality as per Optiv’s quality standards, by reviewing the work provided by other members.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Able to solo deliver or act as “point” for complex projects
  • Acts as technical escalation point to assist other consultants
  • Lead in capacity planning and HW specification recommendation efforts
  • Lead in all Technology deployment activities, connector configuration, custom rule development, workflow configuration and development, and third-party system integration
  • Lead User Acceptance Testing and bug-related engineering efforts
  • Design, implement and educate on specific technology build processes, code migration, and source control use.
  • Provide knowledge transfer and post production support activities as necessary
  • Effective team communicator
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional associations such as ISSA, ISACA or ISC2.
  • Obtain and maintain top tier vendor certification
  • Complete administrative project tasks like time and expense entry, status reporting, and project completion reporting.
  • Acts as contributor in Optiv communities for solutions of focus

What we’re looking for

  • Expert knowledge of Data Loss Prevention technologies, specifically with Symantec/Broadcom, Proofpoint, Microsoft Purview, Netskope, Zscaler and/or Forcepoint. Forcepoint Certifications Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree and approximately 5-7 years of related work experience
  • Approximately 4-7 years of technical architecture experience
  • Desirable experience within one or more of the following Security Architecture and/or Enterprise Architectural Frameworks (e.g. SABSA, TOGAF, O-ESA)
  • Knowledge of general security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, data classification, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures and governance
  • Strong understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, Linux), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and foundational network protocols (SSH, SFTP, TLS)
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting clients related to privacy and data protection, such as PCI DSS, GLBA, GDPR, HIPAA, and/or U.S. State Data Privacy Laws.
  • Expert knowledge of using Microsoft Office
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas
  • Well-developed negotiation skills
  • Ability to build consensus
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in parallel
  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs
  • Valid driver’s license in the US
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