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Sr. XDR Consultant


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Piper Enterprise Solutions

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Jay Kennedy

Piper Companies is seeking a Fully Remote Principal XDR Consultant to join us supporting the worlds largest network Security Company in the world. The Principal XDR Consultant will provide rapid response performing design, deployment, and configuration relating to Palo Alto Networks solutions. As the technical expert during a customer incident, this role will focus on implementing Palo Alto XDR and/or providing configurating enhancements.

Responsibilities of the Principal XDR Consultant include:

  • Deploy and configure XDR across customer environments, including endpoints and cloud environments
  • Tune and optimize endpoint agents to maximize security effectiveness while minimizing operational impact
  • Assist in building policies based on machine learning and behavioral analytics
  • Analyze logs and events generated by XDR to identify, investigate, and mitigate security incidents
  • Interact with the Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 to analyze and remediate cybersecurity events (Remediation limited to Firewall Implementation/Configuration/Hardening)
  • Interact with Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 and customer to develop recommendations and roadmaps for enhancing the effectiveness of customer’s cybersecurity controls
  • Ability to communicate and lead effectively in a crisis situation with all levels of a customer’s organization from Engineering/Operations to C Level staff
  • Maintain knowledge of current cybersecurity threats and industry trends

Qualifications for the Principal XDR Consultant include:                                                                        

  • 5+ years in a technical consulting or engineering role
  • 3 years experience deploying and managing XDR platforms, including expertise in endpoint agent deployment and configuration
  • Strong understanding of endpoint security technologies, such as software firewalls, antivirus, anti-malware, and endpoint protection platforms
  • Knowledge of machine learning and behavioral analytics principles, enabling the development and tuning of effective security policies
  • Ability to analyze logs and events generated by XDR to detect and respond to security incidents


Compensation for the Principal XDR Consultant include:

  • Salary: $140,000 - $150,000
  • Fully Remote
  • Full benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401k, Flexible work schedule


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