Security Advisory Consultant

  • Location:
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Security
  • Job Id

Security Advisory - Singapore


What You'll Do

The Senior Security Advisory Consultant position is an external customer consulting role focusing on delivering and orchestrating consulting engagements. This position is an advisory and delivery role with the primary responsibility to position and deliver secure solutions and drive the pursuit and delivery of advisory services at key enterprise, service provider, and government customers. 


  • Deliver large scale cybersecurity consulting projects and security strategies based upon an understanding of security trends and customer business direction with responsibility for customer satisfaction targets, deliverable milestones, and project profitability
  • Provide advisory with strong knowledge in Security Operations Centre (SOC) Consulting and Security Architecture Assessment and Design for IOT, Cloud Security, etc.
  • Provide delivery and project management of security advisory projects
  • Successfully support deepening customer relationships within the region on behalf of Cisco Security Advisory Services
  • Scope engagements and support the development of proposals and statements of work, effectively translating customer requirements into an engagement to meet those needs; complete accurate project profitability models
  • Translate business, industry, and regulatory requirements into information security objectives and associated tactical/strategic information security initiatives
  • Drive the execution of defined methodologies in a manner consistent with global practice expectations
  • Determine and define customer specific solutions and consulting methodologies as required
  • Participate in the development and continuous improvement of service portfolio
  • Participate in the development and ongoing improvement of the full commercial and proprietary consulting toolset
  • Complete time and expense reporting in a timely and accurate manner
  • 40-60% travel


Who You'll Work With

Cisco Security Solutions (CSS) provides full life cycle services for Cisco's customers through delivery of advisory, integration, and managed services. Complementing the strongest portfolio of security products, Cisco is in a unique position to deliver security outcomes for its customers. As a global business unit, CSS seeks to solve the most critical security challenges of our customers throughout the world through high value services.

Who You Are 

10+ years of in-depth information security and/or risk management experience with specific focus on one or more of the following:

  • Network security
  • Application security & secure SDLC
  • Information Risk Management
  • IT and security governance
  •  Incident response planning
  • Security operations enablement
  •  Security program development
  • Compliance management
  • Optional:  3+ years of experience in managing the delivery and execution of security consulting engagements with Fortune 100 multinational organisations

Demonstrated ability to perform as a significantly senior security consultant including:

  • Demonstrated experience in pursuing and close strategic consulting services engagements
  • Strong ability to consistently and successfully lead engagements from a technical and managerial perspective, achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and target margins
  • Strong understanding of industry leading practices in information security, compliance, and risk management
  • High degrees of experience and exposure to more than one industry vertical such as service provider, energy, financial, or manufacturing 
  • Successful experience in holding credibility with top client executives while presenting complex ideas and creating urgency to execute proposed engagements and recommendations
  • Ability to engage and build relationships at CxO and management levels as well as demonstrate technical acumen when required
  • Excellent consulting skills, Successful consulting experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills


Practical experience with one or more of the following:

  • Data Management
  •  Local Laws and Regulation
  • International Standards Organization (ISO) 27001/27002/27005
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • ISACA Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
  • Cloud Security Alliance, Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM)
  • SANS Critical Controls


Education Requirements:

·         A Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant professional experience


Desired Skills

  • Certifications (preferred, but not required): 
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
  • Certified PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 
  • Others as appropriate to specific domain expertise
  • Fluent in English, Mandarin & Cantonese


Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. Moreover, we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco


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