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Robert Half Technology Consulting Cloud Security Senior Consultant in CHICAGO, Illinois


Technology Consulting Cloud Security Senior Consultant






Are You Ready to Live Protiviti?

The Protiviti Career provides opportunities to learn, inspire, and advance within a collaborative and diverse company culture.  We hire curious people for whom learning is an everyday activity. We fuel your curiosity with challenging work, talented colleagues, and creative learning resources. At every level, we champion leaders who influence and achieve results. We encourage you to “bring your whole self to work” – all of your motivations, passions, priorities, and commitments – as these things bring us closer to exceptional.

That's Living Protiviti.

We strive to recruit and hire the best talent, and it does not stop there. Once you join us, we promise to help you bring your career to life through exceptional work experiences, a culture passionate about learning and development, and a dedication to what matters to you.

Are you inspired to make a difference?

Then you have come to the right place.

Where We Need You:

Protiviti is seeking a Cloud Security Senior Consultant to join our growing team.

What You Can Expect:

The Senior Consultant coaches Interns, Consultants, and facilitates the successful completion of project work plans. Serving as both role model and trainer, the Senior Consultant demonstrates the attributes of excellent client service and assists team members in developing technical and professional competency. The Senior Consultant learns to identify areas of risk and opportunities to improve efficiencies. Relationships with client personnel and professional associates strengthen as the ability to communicate, gain trust and network improves. At the direction of managers, the Senior Consultant may accept responsibility for decision-making, ranging from staffing and preparation of deliverables to application of methodologies.

What Will Help You Be Successful:

  • You enjoy identifying areas of business risk, potential technical problems, and opportunities to improve the efficiency and profitability of the client’s overall business processes.

  • You are passionate about evaluating, synthesizing, organizing and interpreting data and information.

  • You create a positive work environment that fosters open communication among all engagement team members.

  • You effectively build relationships with your clients and provide them with timely top quality service.

  • You have an inherent interest in project management and team leadership. You seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.

Do Your Talents Include the Following?

  • Strong understanding of both traditional and serverless architectures

  • Proficiency with cloud automation using cloud native tooling is preferred

  • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, and JSON is preferred

  • Proficiency in evaluating cloud native and vendor-based solutions for addressing common security challenges

  • Proficiency working with Windows and Unix file systems

  • Exposure to Orchestration, Automation, and Management tools in cloud environments

  • Strong understanding of how-to architect platforms with adequate resiliency features in cloud and hybrid environments

  • Ability to apply STRIDE threat model to classify known threats according to the kinds of exploits that are used by attackers in cloud scenarios

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to translate business requirements into technology solutions

  • Demonstrated strong written, oral and presentation skills with the ability to discuss highly technical concepts to all audiences, ranging from non-technical people to executive level technical decision-makers

  • Strong understanding of leading technology components and security practices for various technologies:

o Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, Public, Private, and Hybrid)

o Virtualization (VMware, AWS, Azure, and GCP)

o Network, Server, Storage, Database, and Datacenter Design

  • Understanding of IAM and Access Control concepts such as provisioning and deprovisioning, centralized directory services, and privileged access management in the context of cloud infrastructures

  • Prior experience with cloud migration, implementation, and/or operations is strongly preferred

  • Experience mentoring and advising junior staff

Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. MIS, CIS) required

  • 3+ years in a related field required; preferably in professional services and/or industry

  • Certifications in Microsoft Azure, AWS, and GCP are strongly preferred

Do You Love Exploring New Places?

We travel throughout the month frequently based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out-of-state locations.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

For all US & Canada Postings: You may submit your application materials online or call 1.888.556.7420 for additional ways to apply. Protiviti is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran