Technical Manager - Privileged Access Management | Remote, USA
Optiv Security

Atlanta, Georgia

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At Optiv, we're on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We're one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you'll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients' needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We're proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

The Technical Manager is the technical lead on large, complex deals, delivering high-end services, improving our industry reputation, and up-leveling consultants, deliverables, and services. This individual will drive the technical relationship with our customers and partners by providing advanced architecture, implementation, and operational support. They will provide mentorship to consultants in the Optiv PAM delivery methodology.

How you will make an impact:

    • Provide thought leadership, through participation in industry groups, delivering talks, writing technical and industry specific blogs, vulnerability research, industry PR interviews, and/or contributing to security publications
    • Track and monitor current happenings within the security industry relative to the PAM space.
    • Contribute to internal team building, knowledge transfer, and training activities within the PAM Practice.
    • Improve methodologies, tooling, reporting and other processes to improve and enhance inter- and intra-team efficiency, Assist in the development and roll-out of new Consulting methods and tools.
    • Work across LOB to improve outcomes for customers by increasing cross-business offerings and services
    • Work with customers to help them articulate and document their business requirements/use cases and understand how those requirements translate into PAM features and functionality.
    • Assist with development of PAM engagement plans/roadmaps for customers which will enable them to execute upon strategies.
    • Rationalize different security solutions against requirements, risk, and constraints.
    • Provide Optiv consultants with mentorship and share methodologies/techniques the Optiv PAM delivery methodology.
    • Provide oversight on engagements (pending number of engagements where assigned as primary consultant).
    • Responsible for 2-6 projects simultaneously (including leadership and knowledge of project and client details)..
    • Facilitate workshops and assessments in front of large audiences based on experience and knowledge in specific technologies/practices.

Qualifications for success:
    • Experience in providing guidance in PAM strategy at a programmatic level
    • Ability to clearly articulate the benefits of your Optiv subject matter product and service solutions portfolio to various client stakeholders
    • Proven experience in a pre-sales, post-sales, or non-sales technical capacity in an information security environment.
    • Ability to listen and communicate effectively with vendors, prospects, clients, account managers and management.
    • Confident presentation, written, and oral communication skills
    • Desire to learn additional subject matter areas
    • Assist with development of PAM engagement plans for customers which will enable them to execute upon strategies.
    • Rationalize different security solutions against requirements, risk, and constraints.
    • Recognized expert across multiple solution areas
    • Able to deliver and lead other consultants in complex projects
    • Able to present to large groups. Speaks as an authority.
    • Can handle difficult questions and consistently wins support from client audiences.
    • Can modify and change methodologies as required.
    • Broad awareness of the security/ technology space as a whole
    • Contributor to industry groups and/or publications
    • Education and Skills Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree and approximately 10-15 years of related work experience.
    • Approximately 5-7 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, or O-ESA).
    • Very knowledgeable of multiple security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, data classification, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures and governance.
    • Understand the Services business and impact decisions have to the organization holistically
    • Strong understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and application programming/scripting languages (C, Java, Perl, Shell).
    • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting clients related to privacy and data protection, such as PCI DSS, GLBA, Basel II, EU Data Protection Directive, International Cross Border, and U.S. State Data Privacy Laws.
    • Technical architecture experience integrating PAM solutions into clients' infrastructure; network architecture design, implementation and administration.
    • Working knowledge of operating systems, virtual machine environments, mainframe security packages, and relational database management systems.
    • Willingness to travel to meet client needs
    • Valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required
    • The successful candidate must hold or be willing to pursue related professional certifications such as the CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA.
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong written and presentational skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages to a variety of audiences
    • Possess high standard of integrity and confidentiality

    • #LI-DH1

If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.

With Optiv you can expect:

• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women's Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.

• Work/life balance. We offer "Recharge" a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge

• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement

• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects

• Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.

• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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