Principal Consultant, Threat Intelligence Services, Proactive Services - Unit 42 Palo Alto Networks. . Company Description. 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.. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. 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.. Our Approach to Work. We lead with flexibility and choice in all of our people programs. We have disrupted the traditional view that all employees have the same needs and wants. We offer personalization and offer our employees the opportunity to choose what works best for them as often as possible - from your wellbeing support to your growth and development, and beyond!. At Palo Alto Networks, we believe in the power of collaboration and value in-person interactions. This is why our employees generally work from the office three days per week, leaving two days for choice and flexibility to work where you feel most effective. This setup fosters casual conversations, problem-solving, and trusted relationships. While details may evolve, our goal is to create an environment where innovation thrives, with office-based teams coming together three days a week to collaborate and thrive, together!. Job Description. Your Career. Principal Consultant, Threat Intelligence Services is a senior-level consulting position within Unit 42 Proactive Services team. The individual will work alongside the Consulting Director of Threat Intelligence Services EMEA in providing threat intelligence insights to clients and in support of wider engagements such as incident response, red teaming, table top exercises, and risk assessments, among others. . The Principal Consultant will be one of the early joiners in the team, and as such should have a hands-on mentality, ability to work on complex engagements independently, and flexibility to be involved in various work streams depending on their skills and business needs. You will be a clear self-starter who understands how to complete high-level tasking and uses your knowledge and skills to meet goals and deadlines. While the individual will be given time to pursue their research interests and to work alongside Unit 42 Threat Intelligence team, for the majority of their time they will be involved in client engagements. . Your Impact. Assist Unit 42 Consulting Director of Threat Intelligence Consulting Services in developing and delivering a threat-informed service offering to international clients.. Act as a subject matter expert on cyber threat intelligence for clients and internal teams. . Plan, research, and write analytical reports including client-specific threat assessments and event-based briefings. . Deliver threat intelligence maturity assessments, including recommendations to improve client’s threat intelligence practices.. OSINT, SOCMINT, and underground monitoring for victim-centric intelligence. . Interface with the wider Unit 42 Security Consulting and Palo Alto Networks product teams to identify mitigating actions to TTPs exploited by threat actors.. Amplify Unit 42s’ presence and credibility in the marketplace through thought leadership, including via speaking engagements, and blog articles on threat intelligence topics.. Qualifications. Your Experience. Must have:. 7+ years of demonstrated experience in a threat intelligence function, whether in consulting or in-house. . Excellent English written and verbal communications skills.. Experience in producing tailored threat reports on a strategic and tactical level for consumers ranging from senior management to technical analysts. . Deep understanding of cybercriminal and state-sponsored groups, their TTPs and high level mitigations.. Strong familiarity with the Mitre ATT&CK framework.. Passionate about cyber threat intelligence and its tradecraft, attention to details.. Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.. Nice to have:. . While we do not expect you to tick all the boxes, a successful candidate will have a combination of some of the following:. Experience in intelligence led-red team exercises like CBEST, TIBER, iCAST.. Knowledge of threat actors hunting tools and techniques (e.g. VT, Passive DNS). Experience in incident response, digital forensic, or security operations. . Experience in risk management consulting advising clients on appropriate security controls.. Additional language skills to interface with regional clients (ideally French or German).. Proficiency in Python or other scripting languages to automate tasks.. Cybersecurity industry certifications such as CRTIA, CCTIM, GIAC CTI are a plus but not essential.. 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, incident response, threat intelligence, red team and blue team. 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 threat-based advice to improve our clients’ security posture. We work fully remotely while being able to leverage Palo Alto Networks office locations across Europe, and organizing regular get together to foster team collaboration and a culture of togetherness.. Our Commitment. We’re trailblazers who 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 disabilities. 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. . .
Principal Consultant, Threat Intelligence Services, Proactive Services - Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks