Principal Security Consultant, Cyber (REMOTE) in Centennial, CO at Presidio

Date Posted: 11/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Presidio has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Principal Cybersecurity Architect to join Presidio's elite Cyber Security consulting services team.  As part of our team you will be directly involved in reviewing and assessing internal and external customer’s security architectures, identifying risks and making recommendations that are aligned to applicable regulatory requirements and consensus-based security best practices. This role will have continuous opportunities to challenge and expand your skills and you will be routinely collaborating with other high-caliber security professionals on the Cyber Security architecture team as well as those on other teams such as from our Offensive Security group as well as Information Security Governance group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead large security engagements in concert with other Presidio Cyber Security team members.
  • Conduct security architecture discussions with customers to determine architectural and hardening risks with appropriate secure design and technology remediation.
  • Assess and/or develop secure architectures for customers in alignment with regulatory requirements such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, NIST 800-171, NERC CIP and benchmarks and standards from CIS, NIST, as well as manufacturer recommended practices. 
  • Develop strategic, operational, and tactical recommendations tailored to each customer with the intent to remediate all identified risks and compliance gaps to improve a customer’s security posture and compliance position.
  • Work closely with organizations to conduct security architecture and controls assessments based on industry control and security frameworks and standards such as CIS 20, NIST 800-53, NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), etc.
  • Work with other Cyber Security Architects in a collaborative setting to support and assist on the execution and delivery of key consulting services
  • Meets project implementation targets for timeliness and customer success metrics
  • Maintains high customer satisfaction
  • Maintains the highest level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel up to 15%

Required Skills:

  • We seek a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience or military experience
  • You possess a minimum of 6 to 10 years work experience (some prior consulting experience preferred)
  • In-depth architectural and technical knowledge in the following areas:
    • Microsoft Security -  Active Directory/O365 experience securing or auditing
    • Cloud Security
    • Security Controls (Firewalls, NAC, IPS/IDS, Endpoint, Content Filter, VPN, SIEM, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of Security Testing and Audit tools (Nessus, NMAP, etc.)
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills related to designing and implementing secure architectures.
  • Strong expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Linux and/or containers
  • Demonstrated scripting experience in PowerShell or Python
  • Experience in regulated environments (working in or consulting with), such as those with PCI, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, NERC CIP, or others.
  • Strong documentation experience with Microsoft® Visio, Word, and Excel

Required Soft Skills

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Ambitious and goal-oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete
  • Ability to work under pressure. Maintains composure and professionalism in an interrupt-driven environment
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities/tasks
  • Ability and initiative to work collaboratively or independently as a given situation dictates
  • Demonstrated passion for technology, solution design, and self-study
  • Comfort with leading group presentations or whiteboard sessions 

Required Certifications:

  • Networking or security vendor professional or expert level certification
  • Ability to successfully acquire the relevant security industry certification within 1-2 years upon hire: CISSP, CISM, or CISA

Preferred Certifications:

  • Framework certification preferred: TOGAF, ITIL or SABSA
  • Microsoft certification preferred



Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for its customers. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models. As of June 30, 2019, we serve approximately 7,900 middle-market, large, and government organizations across a diverse range of industries. Approximately 2,900 Presidio professionals, including more than 1,600 technical engineers, are based in 60+ offices across the United States in a unique, local delivery model combined with the national scale of a $3.0 billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. For more information visit:

Digital Infrastructure:

Our Digital Infrastructure solutions help make existing IT infrastructure more efficient, while equipping our clients for a cloud-flexible, mobile-ready, highly secured, insight-driven future. Given the millions of potential configurations across these technologies, our clients rely on our expertise to simplify a highly complex IT landscape, helping to identify and deploy the solutions most appropriate for their business needs. Our Digital Infrastructure solutions scale from workgroup to the largest enterprise requirements.


We help our clients take cloud strategy and adoption to the next level. Through our advanced cloud solutions practice, combined with Presidio’s IT infrastructure expertise, we provide private, hybrid, and multi cloud solutions. By closely aligning our services and solutions with our strategic partners Microsoft Azure™, Amazon Web Services™, Intel® and VMware™ Presidio offers cloud strategy, architecture and implementation services along with application rationalization and migration across the hybrid and multi-cloud data center environment. In addition, our new and innovative Presidio Cloud Concierge solution provides a foundation for Automation and Self-Services across Clouds to improve productivity and drive increased levels of governance and security.

Rather than a “one size fits all” approach, or having to choose between public or private, Presidio tailors a hybrid cloud strategy to meet your unique business requirements. We help our clients accelerate and simplify cloud adoption across the entire IT lifecycle.


Our comprehensive security risk methodology gives customers the ability to safeguard their environments and critical business data. This includes continuous threat protection and risk mitigation through the Presidio Cyber Risk Management program, a next generation approach that integrates security strategy, assessments, architecture and remediation, and aligns all of these with organizational goals.

Presidio Cyber Risk Management provides clients with a holistic approach for effective security policies and procedures, risk assessment and management, regulatory compliance, incident response, and education and awareness. We use an established risk management methodology and proprietary risk scoring process to provide the IT leader and board of directors with an ongoing view of their organization’s risk exposure and remediation path.


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