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Senior Consultant - WAF (Imperva, Akamai, Cloudflare)

Bangalore, KarnatakaBangaloreKarnatakaIndiaAsia

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 an 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.Job SummaryOur consultants are skilled technical and consultative resources expected to be strong in both technical and soft skills. A Consultant must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams from a technical perspective, and interface effectively with customers, vendor partners, and colleagues. Establish & maintain productive and respectful relationships with the delivery team, practice management, and client management team.You will actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. Deliver timely engagements and works closely with Practice Directors to drive training and education, career development, performance development, and collaboration across the team.In line with Optiv’s commitment to quality, you will confirm that work is of the highest quality as per Optiv’s quality standards, by reviewing the work provided by other members.

Essential Functions of the Job

    • Comfortably delivers solo-based work or act as "point" for complex projects
    • Acts as technical escalation point to assist other consultants.
    • Lead in capacity planning and HW specification recommendation efforts.
    • Lead in all Technology deployment activities, connector configuration, custom rule development, workflow configuration and development, and third-party system integration.
    • Lead User Acceptance Testing and bug-related engineering efforts.
    • Design, implement and educate on specific technology build processes, code migration, and source control use.
    • Effectively provide knowledge transfer and post production support activities as necessary.
    • Excellent team communicator.
    • Mentors less experienced consultants
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional associations such as ISSA.
    • Obtain and maintain top tier vendor certification.
    • Consistently complete administrative project tasks like time and expense entry, status reporting, and project completion reporting.
    • Acts as contributor in Optiv communities for solutions of focus

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

    • 4+ years’ experience with WAF technologies, preferably Imperva, Akamai or Cloud flare
    • 6+ years of broader IT Security experience
    • Solid experience within application and API security, expert knowledge of OSWASP top 10 and OWASP API Security top 10
    • Strong knowledge 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
    • Strong understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), DNS, operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.), Cloud Services
    • Application programming/scripting languages (JavaScript, Java, Python, 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
    • Working knowledge of operating systems, virtual machine environments, mainframe security packages, and relational database management systems.
    • Expert knowledge of using Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas
    • Well-developed negotiation skills
    • Solid business acumen and basic project management expertise
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks in parallel
    • Related professional certifications preferred.
    • Experience in a customer facing/consulting capacity and strong English capabilities
    • Ability to work US hours (Eastern time zone primarily)
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 our Affinity groups including, Black Employee Network, Disabled Employee Network, Latino Employee Network, Optiv Pride (LGBTQIA+), Veterans Support Network, and Women's Network.• Work/life balance. • Professional training resources• 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. By submitting your information through this page, you consent to Optiv collecting, using, and processing your personal data as part of Optiv’s selection and recruitment activities.  If you sign up to receive notifications of job postings, you may unsubscribe at any time. Optiv respects your privacy.  For additional details on how Optiv uses and protects your information, click here to view our Privacy Policy.

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