Principal Advisory Services Consultant

| Greater Boston Area

Principal Advisory Services Consultant

Overview

Rapid7 Advisory Service Consultants are some of the most talented, well-seasoned cybersecurity leaders in the industry. Success in these roles means being part of a team who possess a passion for customer success, technology, and solving complex cybersecurity business problems with innovative solutions.

Advisory Services at Rapid7 deliver services that transform the way our customers manage their cybersecurity programs and set them up for long term success.

Our clients engage us to provide world-class cybersecurity organizational maturity assessments, program development, operational security evaluations, executive level CISO services. Our line of business is focused on providing a customer-centric approach to helping our clients both build and manage cutting edge cybersecurity programs.

Our team focuses on assessing, analyzing, and designing security programs for our customers. We have industry experience and expertise in vulnerability management, production support, engineering, security operations, awareness, threat intelligence, and incident response programs.

Compensation plans include a variable component tied, but not limited, to services performance metrics and delivery utilization.

Responsibilities:

  • This role is designed to be both customer and internally facing, supporting our Advisory delivery team.

  • One core tenant of the role is to enable delivery consultants success through innovative offering creation, scoping of projects, and solutioning with customers.

  • Applicant will perform evaluations of IT and information security infrastructure within customer environments across a broad range of industries, and across a broad range of frameworks and control sets

  • Work closely with customers to truly understand their needs, where they have gaps, and creating innovation approaches to managing cyber risk.

  • Document and communicate technical findings and recommendations to customer personnel

  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of a knowledge base of methodologies and recommendations aligned with standards such as PCI, ISO, HIPAA, and other regulatory and industry oversight groups

  • Advise on security best practices as they relate to Rapid7 technologies

  • Regularly provide input to Rapid7 Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and Product teams

  • Actively participate within Rapid7 Community and Security Industry as an advocate and advisor, including public speaking at conferences, webinars, and writing blogs.

Requirements:

  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in the Information Security space

  • Experience dealing with security applications: Security Information and Event (SIEM)/ Log Management, Governance Risk Compliance (GRC), Identity Access Management, IDS/IPS, Advanced Persistent Threat, Anti-Virus, Vulnerability Management, Business Intelligence

  • Cloud architecture and design experience a must

  • Strong understanding of IT and security operations, enterprise networking, systems evaluation and architecture

  • Familiarity with security frameworks and control sets such as NIST, CIS, ISO, etc.

  • Ability to build relationships with, understand business needs, and deliver demonstrable value to management and executive teams

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field (deep experience in lieu of degree also highly desirable)

  • CISSP/CISM or equivalent certifications preferred

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Willingness to travel 25-50%

Pluses:

  • Previous senior or above level security consulting experience

  • Technology expertise, advancing through the cyber ranks into CISO, Director of Information/Cybersecurity roles

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Location

Rapid7 is conveniently located between the North End and West End of Boston, with plenty of restaurants, bars and public transport close by.

What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Once a year, Rapid7 offices across the globe close for the day so employees can volunteer.
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Rapid7 has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored sparkling water you can handle.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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