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Cybersecurity Project Resource Manager (Unit 42)

Palo Alto Networks Australia

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

We’re changing the nature of work. Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Your Career

The Cybersecurity Project Resource Manager will be a hybrid role between resource and project management and will be responsible for helping to manage resources, staffing for all potential and assigned projects, supporting multiple projects concurrently in partnership with our technical teams, clients, and internal stakeholders. The Project Resource Manager will report directly to the Director, Global Consulting Operations.

Your Impact

  • Serve as the first point of contact for inbound staffing requests; nights and weekends are often required
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the Security Consulting team’s skill sets to be able to maintain relationships and provide insight for opportunities in a variety of casework and professional development
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current and upcoming projects and business development activities as they relate to resourcing
  • Notify the Director, Global Consulting Operations, of any concerns or issues related to resource allocation and meeting client deliverables
  • Manage multiple projects effectively by defining schedules and goals based on Statements of Work (SOWs) and communicating directly with clients where needed
  • Maintain and update customer status reports internally for external clients and customers
  • Partner with the Resource Management team with any staffing needs for each project
  • Develop strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders for each project

Your Experience

  • 3+ years of professional experience - cybersecurity experience highly preferred
  • Resource and project management experience with a cybersecurity consulting firm strongly preferred
  • Flexibility to act as the first point of contact/on-call for new inbound and urgent staffing requests, including nights and weekends
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, and constantly adapting security firm wearing multiple hats
  • The ability to build strong professional relationships
  • The proven ability to work autonomously, prioritize projects, solve problems requiring meticulous attention to detail, multitask, and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of an organization
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, and constantly adapting security firm wearing multiple hats
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and diplomacy
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, psychology, business, liberal arts, or a related major preferred or equivalent military experience required
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form
  • Proficiency in G Suite and Microsoft Office applications

The Team

Unit 42 Consulting is Palo Alto Network's security advisory team. Our vision is to create a more secure digital world by providing the highest quality incident response, risk management, and digital forensic services to clients of all sizes. Our team is composed of recognized experts and incident responders with deep technical expertise and experience in investigations, data breach response, digital forensics, and information security. With a highly successful track record of delivering mission-critical cybersecurity solutions, we are experienced in working quickly to provide an effective incident response, attack readiness, and remediation plans with a focus on providing long-term support to improve our clients’ security posture.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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