Consultant, Managed Security Services - Palo Alto

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Sirius Computer Solutions Inc
Palo Alto, Managed Security Services
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Position Summary

The Consultant performs ongoing client support for complex technical performance issues and develops recommendations to ensure adherence to service level agreements and customer service excellence. The Consultant may specialize in a particular discipline and continues to develop a platform of technical expertise.

In addition, the Consultant is required to provide input on how to drive process improvements, gain efficiencies, and create opportunities for improved workflow and automation.

For this particular role,  we're seeking an individual with deep Palo Alto expertise.  

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

Services Delivery – 65% job weight

  • Manages complex technical questions and ticket escalations and monitors system performance
  • Identifies and makes recommendations on technical deficiencies, service performance issues, product utilization, bugs, and enhancements
  • Recommends process improvements in order to drive efficiencies, reduction of the average time to trouble-shoot, and reducing false-positive alerts
  • Develops customized reports and presentations, and provides technical knowledge transfer and analysis to clients on performance status, trends, and metrics
  • Performs ongoing analysis and system testing of new system releases, upgrades, and/or patches to supported technologies
  • Applies Trusted Advisor techniques to build up client trust and influence loyalty
  • Confidently runs Great Meetings, differentiating services per MSS positioning
  • Hosts monthly meetings and tuning calls with assigned accounts

Professional Development - 35% job weight

  • Helps improve the team, proactively engages when service is inconsistent, or risk is identified
  • Mentors team with technical advice / support
  • Develops best practices, strategies, methodologies, documentation and templates suitable for use by other Consultants and Analysts
  • Attends training sessions or shadowing activities, and obtains industry related certifications as determined by the Manager

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or 3-year diploma in Engineering, Computer Science, or a Technology related field
  • Has one of the following required combinations of technical certifications and experience:
    • Holds technical certifications for at least four (4) technologies for which Sirius provides managed security services* and has at least three (3) years of IT Support experience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in a security operations center
  • Holds technical certifications for at least three (3) technologies for which Sirius provides managed security services* and has at least four (4) years of IT Support experience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in security operations center
  • Holds technical certifications for at least two (2) technologies for which Sirius provides managed security services* and has at least six (6) years of IT Support experience in a client-focused environment, and/or working in security operations center

Managed Security Services certifications may include, but are not limited to: Check Point: CCSA, CCSE: Cisco; CCNA-Security, CCNP – Security, CCIE – Security; Blue Coat: BCCPA, BCCPE; Palo Alto: ACE, PCNSE; QRadar, SANS GCIA, GCIH, QRadar CSC, Splunk, LogRhythm, or similar technology certifications

 

Other Position Requirements:

  • Solid prioritization / time management skills
  • Experience with direct system engineering or support involving hardware, software and services at an enterprise level for at least one product lines in the designated practice
  • Direct involvement in working with internal and external teams to implement and troubleshoot complex configuration hardware, software and services
  • Experience presenting ideas and solutions to clients and adapting presentation style to fit particular client situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of company products and services, testing methodology, and system troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in- depth evaluation of variable factors from multiple IT infrastructure systems
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and conduct complex and important work critical to the organization in a team, consulting environment
  • Proven ability to select resolutions and techniques that meet technical requirements within the context of best practices, and make recommendations to achieve targeted objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in clear, concise and crisp messages to a variety of audiences that instigate appropriate actions
  • Proven ability to effectively present in a variety of formal and informal settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, using a variety of presentation methods to sustain the audiences' engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time to focus on priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a collaborative approach to problem solving, ensuring that solutions generated by the team are tested and proven
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor less experienced team members
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision, using latitude for independent judgment
  • Proven ability to proactively step into team leadership roles and empower others to increase contribution and level of responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high level of Customer Satisfaction on all engagements
  • Demonstrated Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in a Security Operations Centre (SOC) environment

Data Privacy and Security:

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.  

 

Essential Functions:    

The position is part of a 7 day per week, 24 hour per day managed services operations. To provide the required coverage, must be willing to work other shifts including weekends, holidays, and overtime.

 

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

 

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. 

 

Competencies

Demonstrates competencies defined for the Analyst through Specialist level, plus the following:

Customer Focus Gains insight into customer needs. Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer. Builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations. Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships

Instills Trust - Follows through on commitments. Is seen as direct and truthful. Keeps confidences. Practices what he/she preaches. Shows consistency between words and actions

Tech Savvy - Anticipates the impact of emerging technologies and makes adjustments. Scans the environment for new technical skills, knowledge, of capabilities that can benefit business or personal performance. Rejects low-impact or fad technologies. Readily learns and adopts new technologies.

Strategic Mindset – Anticipates future trends and implications accurately. Readily poses future scenarios. Articulates credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create value. Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action

Self Development - Shows personal commitment and takes action to continuously improve. Accepts assignments that broaden capabilities. Learns from new experiences, from others, and from structured learning. Makes the most of available development resources.

Manages Complexity - Asks the right questions to accurately analyze situations. Acquires data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems. Uncovers root causes to difficult problems. Evaluates pros and cons, risks and benefits of different solution options



Company Information

Join the Brightest Minds in the Business. Love your work. Build experiences and solutions that matter.

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with over three decades of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally.

We hire passionate, talented team members to design, deliver, and maintain solutions across IT Security, IT Strategy, Cloud, Data, Digital Transformation, and Managed Services. As a Sirius employee, you will:
• Affect business outcomes at the world’s largest organizations, while being a valued member of our smaller community of thought leaders and innovative problem-solvers
• Grow your expertise and capabilities through our commitment to professional development
• Achieve a work and life balance that fits your personal and professional goals
• Collaborate as part of an entrepreneurial team that values creativity, quality, and is always looking around the corner at what comes next

Sirius Core Values

Sirius was built on a foundation of core values that reminds us that our success is measured by our clients, valued partners, our employees, and the communities where we live. We live these core values every day - in the way we work with our clients, our partners, and each other.
• Respect for the individual
• High client satisfaction
• Excellence in everything we do
• True partnerships with our suppliers and partners
• Sound economics in all we do
• Community service

If you’re ready to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Dice Id : SCSITX
Position Id : CONSU04174
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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