Security Solution Architect

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    San Jose, CA
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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What You'll Do
Are you a dynamic and innovative leader who wants to make a difference in increasing the trustworthiness of the Internet of Things (IoT)?  As highly visible security solution architect in the Trust Strategy Office Trusted IoT team, you will partner with business development leaders to engage key IoT partners to support the delivery of trusted IoT initiatives around the world.  You will position yourself, through your actions and collaborations, as a trusted advisor to internal Cisco business unit and sales  stakeholders in addition to key external partners and customers.  You will drive the technical conversations and delivery of trusted architectures/training that allow for Cisco to deliver cyber resilient IoT solutions with industry leading security, trust, and privacy.  You will be responsible for creating marketing collateral targeted for both Technical Decision Makers (TDMs) and Business Decision Makers (BDMs).

Who You'll Work With
The Trust Strategy Office (TSO) within S&TO is focused on enabling Cisco's business velocity by embedding security into the future of everything we do as a company. The core tenants of this mission are embedding holistic security into IoT and ensuring security is a leading differentiator for Strategic Country Enablement. The Security and Trust Organization (S&TO) underscores Cisco's commitment to address two of the most critical issues that are top of mind for boardrooms and world leaders alike. Ensuring pervasive security across our business - protecting Cisco, our customers, data and privacy is mission critical. We take the best of what we do to secure our enterprise and share it with our customers to enable their success. 

Who You Are
The perfect candidate will be both an individual subject matter expert as well as a project leader.  You are focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in highly technical roles related to the security, privacy, and trust of products, technology, and solutions.   You have the ability to effectively present technical material in a manner that is easily consumable. The ideal candidate has deep experience in one or more of the areas mentioned below and is passionate about solving real world problems.  We are looking for those select few who thrive in a dynamic environment, have big ideas and goals, and believe in experimenting ideas rather than talking about them.

Our minimum requirements for this role:
-8+ years of security technology experience in fields such as technical marketing, engineering, or information security 
-Demonstrable passion for driving security into products and solutions
-Ability to clearly communicate concepts
-Ability to independently manage time and deliver on multiple priorities
-Ability to present to small or large groups 
-Ability to influence key stakeholders
-Experience with cross-functional collaboration and influencing without direct authority
-Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast paced environment
-BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field

Our desired skills for this role:
-Understanding of IoT industry landscape (competitors and partners)
-Understanding of enterprise and cloud deployment technologies
-Experience with the secure operation of enterprise or service provider infrastructure
-Hands-on experience with a wide range of security technologies, preferably Cisco's security portfolio
-Experience with cybersecurity risk assessments and risk methodologies
-CCIE Security, Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist, CISSP, CCSP, or other technical industry certification

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. And 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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