Principal Consultant

Cylance   •  


Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 197 days ago

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Cylance is one of the fastest growing companies in the history of cybersecurity. By successfully applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to crack the DNA of malware, Cylance has redefined the endpoint protection market, garnered acclaim from industry analysts and won numerous awards including “Best Emerging Vendor” from SC Magazine. If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, we want you to join us!


Strategic Services is a practice within Cylance Professional Services that helps organizations develop and implement securityprocesses to prevent future cyber-attacks. This team is responsible for delivering various security assessments and strategic plans focused on Incident Response, Enterprise Cybersecurity Programs, and vCISO leadership to our valued customers.

Cylance Professional Services is seeking a Principal Consultant to deliver strategic consulting services centered around preventative strategies. This is a diverse consulting role that will provide input in the creation, improvement, and execution of strategic security programs for our Clients who require governance and tactical planning, part timesecurity consulting and CISO support. Related delivery services include developing incident response and vulnerability management programs, security assessments, strategic roadmaps, and vCISO.


  • Assess and develop security programs, including policies, standards, and procedures
  • Develop and assist with implementing vulnerability management and incident response programs, and related processes and strategies to improve clientcybersecurity programs
  • Perform strategic incident response solutions such as conducting table top exercises, building incident playbooks and executive level communication plans
  • Act as a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) to client’s in both a part-time and full-time capacity
  • Aid in the development, improvement, and delivery of Cylance’s vCISO service offerings
  • Support the sales team as needed in a pre-sale’s capacity as a service line subject matter expert
  • Deliver consistent quality deliverables focused on preventing security incidents and reduce risk of harm through understanding our client’s business drivers and risk acceptance
  • Collaborate with consultants on research, whitepapers and conference talks to drive awareness of the practice’s expertise and capabilities
  • Contribute to team development, including processes and peer support to advance the capabilities of the practice
  • Be able to travel to customer locations up to 50%. You will work remotely when you do not need to travel to a customer site


  • Requiredtechnical and professional expertise:
    • Minimum 5 yearsexperience in information security consulting
    • Minimum 5 years experience in interfacing at multiple levels of client management
    • Minimum 3 yearsexperience in managing complex projects
    • Knowledge in security industry regulations/standards (PCI, HIPAA) and compliance frameworks (ISO 27002, CobiT)
  • Senior Management/Leadership experience or advisement in cybersecurity
  • A passion for challenging strategic work and excels in both your chosen specialties and new disciplines
  • A desire to share knowledge with your teammates and in turn learn from others
  • Experience with various security and compliance frameworks and regulations, enterprise information security governance, incident response, vulnerability management, and risk management
  • Strong attention to detail and the compulsion to deliver high quality work as a point of professional pride
  • The ability to work independently with minimal oversight. This means having advanced time management and prioritization skills
  • Exercising sound judgement in setting customer expectations, and consistently meeting those expectations


  • Current resume
  • Cover letter/summary expressing:
    • Why you are interested in working at Cylance
    • The skills, strengths and expertise you will contribute to our diverse team of extraordinary talent and humble hearts


In addition to medical, dental, vision and 401(K) matching, we offer other great benefits and a slew of perks such as casual dress attire, plethora of employer-sponsored food and snack items, toll road/public transportation subsidy, gym membership discount, etc. We’re proud to be certified as A Great Place to Work for 2017-2018!

Cylance Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local Law