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Sirius Consultant – Securityat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
22002478
Focus Area: 
Project Management
Date Posted 
May 11, 2022
Location: 
Chicago, Illinois
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

The primary purpose of this position is to provide Security consulting solutions to clients. This position may perform activities such as application/systems installation, deployment, configuration, programming, penetration testing, threat and vulnerability management, security assessments, security program consulting, and documentation. This position will also handle client engagements requiring knowledge of multiple technologies.

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of billable Security consulting activities in support of clients’ objectives, which may include, but are not limited to:
    • Network and/or Application Penetration testing
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Data & Application Security
    • Security Intelligence and Analytics
    • Threat and Vulnerability Management
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Security Programs Strategy and Operations
    • Security Assessments
  • May lead code or other technical reviews and present constructive feedback to technical team
  • Participates in requirements gathering activities, examining the entire business application and/or systems design from the aspects of the workflow and the end user
  • Builds focused relationships with clients to identify business challenges
  • Makes recommendations to solve client problems
  • Directly interacts with clients, sales team, managers and other technical team members to identify, develop, and obtain complete information for solutions, and scope statement and level of effort for proposal/SOW development
  • Achieves a high level of Client Satisfaction on all consulting engagements by executing to achieve client project expectations set by technical leads and project managers
  • Documents completed technical work for clients
  • Maintains technical specifications throughout a project
  • Develops strong client relationships and trust to secure future business
  • Reviews and understands all assigned Statement of Work (SOW) obligations prior to services delivery
  • Maintains accountability to work estimates and project financials
  • Contributes to and develops best practices, strategies, methodologies and documentation/templates suitable for use by other Consultants and Analysts
  • Provides technical perspective to ensure a realistic estimation of scope, cost and level of effort for proposal generation
  • May serve as a point of contact to the client for technical issues and status
  • Mentors less senior personnel and serves as escalation point for their technical related project issues
  • Complies with all time compliance and time entry guidelines
  • Meets billable utilization targets
  • Training/Certifications - Engages in professional development, including obtaining industry related certifications as directed by management, to maintain continued growth in professional skills and knowledge
  • Administrative Overhead – Responds to email, phone calls, completes time cards in a timely manner, expense reports and status reports as required

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • At least three (3) years related work experience with one or more Security solutions in the Sirius portfolio

Other Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a wide variety of client and Sirius team members, including management and technical staff
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in- depth evaluation of variable factors from multiple solutions and/or disciplines
  • Demonstrated understanding of core business functions of a typical company, and ability to employ step by step logic to solve business problems
  • Experience as a member of a technical project team, from design through delivery
  • Experience troubleshooting and identifying potential problems and making appropriate changes as necessary
  • Experience creating technical documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and leadership to less experienced technical team members
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills, including effectively communicating one-on-one, and in
  • small and large groups, using a variety of presentation methods to sustain the audiences’ engagement
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and conduct complex and important work critical to the organization in a team consulting environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Consulting experience
  • Certifications in relevant areas of specialty

 

Data Privacy and Security

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority.
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

 

Essential Functions
This position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

 
Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Competencies

Demonstrates competencies defined for the Analyst through Sr. Analyst levels, plus the following:

Communicates Effectively - Is effective in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one, small or large groups, among diverse styles and position levels. Attentively listens to others. Adjusts to fit the audience and the message. Provides timely and helpful information to others across the organization. Encourages the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.

Manages Complexity – Asks the right questions to accurately analyze situations. Acquires data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems. Uncovers root causes to difficult problems. Evaluates pros and cons, risks and benefits of different solution options.

Develops Talent - Places a high priority on developing others. Develops others through coaching, feedback, exposure, and stretch assignments. Aligns employee career development goals with organizational objectives.

Being Resilient - Is confident under pressure. Handles and manages crises effectively. Maintains a positive attitude despite adversity. Bounces back from setbacks. Grows from hardships and negative experiences.

Resourcefulness - Marshalls resources (people, funding, materials, support) to get things done. Orchestrates multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish a goal. Gets the most out of limited resources. Applies knowledge of internal structures, processes and culture to resourcing efforts
Balances Stakeholders - Understands internal and external stakeholder requirements, expectations, and needs. Balances the interest of multiple stakeholders. Considers cultural and ethical factors in the decision-making process. Acts fairly despite conflicting demands of stakeholders.

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