FirstMile Ventures
FirstMile Ventures

Cloud Solutions Engineer- Security



Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Position Summary:

The Cloud Solutions Engineer – Security focuses on providing quality implementation and migration services for Pax8’s security products including EDRs (such as CrowdStrike and SentinelOne), email/collaboration security (Proofpoint, Avanan), and other security products on the Pax8 line card.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute on professional services engagements, adhering to established timelines and outcomes set within a fixed scope of work, working with project managers to meet partner/customer expectations.
  • Provide technical guidance to Pax8’s partners on available solutions in the Security ecosystem.
  • Continue professional development and growth in expertise in the cybersecurity and security product ecosystems, especially products on Pax8’s line card.

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least five (5) years of experience with security products such as
    • SentinelOne/Crowdstrike (EDR/XDR solutions)
    • Proofpoint/Avanan (Email and collaboration security solutions)
  • Experience with/knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks (such as CIS v8, NIST CSF, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate technical, and security operational concepts in lay-person terms
  • Strong collaboration abilities, ability to work with project managers to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills when working on service deliverables, both with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to think on your feet and solve problems as they arise, leaning on your teammates for support when needed

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Cybersecurity product certifications and general cybersecurity certifications are desirable such as
    • CompTia Security+
    • CompTia CySA+
    • ISC2 SSCP
    • ISC2 CCSP
    • ISC2 CC
    • CyberSec First Responder® (CFR)


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $86,000 or more depending on experience

*Expected Closing Date: 06/14/24

*** Colorado law requires an estimated closing date for job postings. Please don't be discouraged from applying if you see this date has passed ***
*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.
At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.