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Manager, Strategic Advisory Services (Remote)

CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike

United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

CrowdStrike is looking for a highly motivated Strategic Advisory Services Manager to help lead a team of consultants focused on helping CrowdStrike customers enhance their security programs, educate their employees, and develop tailored cyber initiatives. The team acts as a trusted advisor to our clients and serves as a source of expertise in areas related to security strategy and readiness posture. The Manager oversees multiple engagements, ensuring their success, coaching the consultants delivering the work, and ensuring they have the resources and support needed to succeed. The Manager is also responsible for staffing, skills and team development, tool and methodology upkeep, sales support, thought leadership, and other administrative support tasks.

Am I a Strategic Advisory Services Manager Candidate?

  • Do you find yourself keeping up with the latest cyber breaches?

  • Do you want to help companies protect themselves against malicious adversaries?

  • Are you passionate about growing and maturing high-performing teams?

  • Do you thrive on engaging with executive and senior management individuals?

  • Are you comfortable being the initial escalation point for difficult client situations, where necessary?

  • Are you ready to engage directly in customer work while also maintaining the structures that make the work standardized and repeatable?

  • Do you enjoy leading and working alongside a team of A-players?

  • Are you self-motivated and looking for an opportunity to rapidly accelerate your skills?

  • Do you crave new and innovative work that actually matters to your customer?

  • Do you have strong communication and writing skills?

  • Do you love working around like-minded, smart people who you can learn from and mentor on a daily basis?


What You'll Do:

  • Oversee large and complex Strategic Advisory Services engagements, supporting a dedicated project team and engaging with executive-level individuals across a wide range of industry segments.

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Strategic Advisory Services practice.

  • Act as a primary contact for coordination of Strategic Advisory Services activities, both with internal stakeholders and customers.

  • Serve as the first point of escalation for any issues that arise in the delivery of our services.

  • Uphold and promote the highest standards of quality across all our Strategic Advisory Service offerings.

  • Coach and mentor a team of highly skilled high-performing consultants.

  • Hire, train, and develop new consultants.

  • Develop, refine, and maintain tools, processes, and methodologies that allow us to consistently deliver high-quality work in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Work with CrowdStrike leadership to develop strategic plans for the Strategic Advisory Services practice that align with organizational objectives.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate at all levels (executive leadership and technical support teams) within CrowdStrike and our customers.

  • Work with a Sales team to scope new customer engagements.

What You’ll Need:

Successful candidates will have at least 10 years of experience in several of the following areas:

  • Team leadership in a matrixed consulting environment

  • IT / Security Management Consulting: you’ve held leadership positions and owned relationships with organizational executives as a management or technical consultant. You’ve worked on a range of infosec and IT issues, including both technical cybersecurity (e.g., applying controls, improving architectures) and operational cybersecurity (e.g., organizational alignment, cyber policy review)

  • Security Program Development: you’ve personally contributed to and led the development, management, and implementation of a security program, helping organizations build, enhance, or recalibrate their plans for a successful future-leaning security program. This may include aspects of developing a SOC, CSIRT, Fusion Center, or programmatically managing several security initiatives that support maturation of a centralized security function.

  • Security Analysis / Operations: you’ve held leadership or key delivery positions in organizations or on teams that focus on organizational security (e.g., SOCs, IR teams). You understand cybersecurity from a practitioner standpoint, and importantly, you also understand how to consolidate and communicate results to senior leaders.

  • Business Strategy / Risk Analysis: you’ve helped businesses address a range of risks, including cyber risks, across their organization. You’re familiar with how organizational risk frameworks are developed, and you have experience helping organizations improve and apply their risk frameworks to address cyber risks.

  • Cybersecurity Policy: you’ve been responsible for developing new policies or enhancing existing policies that inform how private or government organizations perform and manage their various cybersecurity activities. You have played a key role in developing policies, plans, and/or playbooks focusing on cybersecurity activities, and have ideally been part of the process of transitioning these plans into practice within an organization.

Additionally, all candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, specifically in fast-paced professional environments.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with a wide range of customers and team members.

  • Capable of completing complex tasks involving strategic analysis and development, without supervision.

  • Desire to grow and expand cyber aptitude, technical awareness, and soft skills.

  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Consistent positive work environment and attitude.

  • Ability to travel to engage with clients, up to 30% of the time, often on less than three weeks’ notice.

Education:

We are seeking candidates with the right combination of training and skills to join our team. Successful candidates coming from an academic background will likely have a Master’s (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, Information Security, Information Assurance, Management Information Security, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Policy, Public Policy, Intelligence Studies, or a related field. Applicants without a degree, but with relevant military or work experience and/or training will be considered and should apply their previous experience to the qualification areas above.

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This role may require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass alcohol and/or drug test(s) during the course of employment.

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $120,000 - $190,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:08-12-2024