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Principal Consultant, Cloud Incident Response

Apply Job ID R4812 Date posted 09/28/2021

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. Because of that we’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and talent. Our culture was purpose-built to be remote first, and we offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. If you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology with a team that makes a difference every day, let’s talk.

About the Role:

The Cloud Security Senior/Principal Consultant will participate in and lead consulting engagements including Incident Response, Cloud Security Assessments, and other engagement types. This consultant is expected to share his/her extensive knowledge of public cloud infrastructure security with fellow consultants, support the development of internal and open source tools and service offerings, and support non-cloud incident response engagements as circumstances require.

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience in administration of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) cloud environments.

  • Experience conducting Incident Response investigations in the cloud.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in investigation and remediation of security incidents and issues.

  • Conduct security assessments to identify areas of risk and provide specific technical guidance to help ensure any gaps are remediated.

  • Analyze, report on, and provide feedback on cloud and cloud/hybrid security architectures for CrowdStrike Services’ clients and internal projects.

  • Collaborate with other members of the CrowdStrike Services cloud team to develop and grow our Cloud Security practice.

  • Raise the awareness level of cloud security in the CrowdStrike Services organization.

  • Provide requirements for critical cloud projects and initiatives.

  • Conduct in-depth research on current cloud security tools, techniques and best practices and technologies to remain at the forefront of offensive and defensive capabilities.

  • Develop and mentors junior team members.

Additional Skills:

  • Provide clear, consistent, regular communication with all project stakeholders at all levels, including presentations to senior management, creating agendas and status update presentations.

  • Builds a great working relationship with team members and client teams.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent and 5+ years of related work experience are required.

  • 2+ years of experience as a Security Architect and/or Engineer are required.

  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP is required.

  • Experience with systems automation platforms and technologies is preferred.

  • Experience architecting solutions in AWS, Azure, or GCP is required.

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting or compiled languages - Python, Ruby, C#, PowerShell, Golang - is required.

  • Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc.) a plus.

  • Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services is a plus.

  • Experience working with cloud security and governance tools, Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) is a plus.

  • Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting) is a plus.

  • Open to remote/office locations.



Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-friendly culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements 

  • Comprehensive health benefits + 401k plan

  • Paid Parental Leave, including adoption 

  • Wellness programs

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Open offices have stocked kitchens, coffee, soda and treats

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives that encourage new ways of solving problems, so we strive to attract and develop talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels seen, heard and empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

CrowdStrike is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. For Applicants in the State of Colorado: The starting OTE for this position is $92.000. A candidate’s final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors to include, but not limited to relevant work experience, skills, and certifications. As a part of the compensation package, this role may include eligible bonuses, equity and commissions.

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