Security Systems Engineer - POV Hardware Stager

  • Location:
    Rancho Cordova, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Sacramento, CA, Roseville, CA
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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What You’ll Do

Security is more relevant and important than ever before. Our customers have limited resources, time and money whereas attackers have all the time in the world and unlimited resources to plan and execute attacks. It is now more important than ever that we help our customers improve their security posture.

Cisco has an exciting Security Systems Engineer role focused on proof of value (POV) hardware staging for the demo loan program in our Global Security Sales Organization.  You will be a highly motivated, entrepreneurial-minded professional who has a passion for delivering world-class technology that protect our customers from the network to the endpoint. As part of your DNA, you are an aggressive, self-starter, and detail oriented.


Check out to details:

Every new security hardware POV request will be assigned to a POV stager to physically stage gear with correct version, apply template configs, and validate hardware components prior to shipment.  The goal is to make the hardware as plug and play for the customer as possible so the customer has a great first experience and can begin using the solution without a lot of configuration once the hardware is received.

Responsible for staging all of the following security hardware:

·         FTD & FMC

·         ASA w/Firepower

·         ESA

·         WSA

·         Threatgrid

·         Stealthwatch

·         UCS loaded with ESX and virtual appliances


The stager will build a validation checklist, listing all components needing validation and a guide on how to validate (with help by senior team members).  The stager will sign off on the checklist that all hardware is in working order and software verification to match requirements before shipping


Who You Will Work With

In this role as POV hardware stager, you will provide guidance and assist account teams with in the territory in building solutions to address specific customer security needs. In this position you will be working with technology experts to help them position Cisco's security solutions effectively against competing offerings.

Who You Are

Minimum 2+ years of technical experience configuring hardware appliances such as network gear, IDS/IPS, AV, Firewall, Advanced Malware Protection technologies and/or Email Security appliances.

BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent highly preferred

Proven track record on high value IT security projects

Experience of administering Unix/Linux systems, low-layer (packet-level) IP networking and have a understanding of network security

Highly motivated self-starter that does not need day-to-day management with clear communication skills written and verbal.


Why Cisco Security

Cisco Security - Cisco delivers intelligent cybersecurity for the real world, providing one of the industry's most comprehensive advanced threat protection portfolio that is integrated, pervasive, continuous and open. Cisco's threat-centric approach to security reduces complexity while providing unmatched visibility, continuous control and advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum -- before, during and after an attack.

Global Security Sales Organization (GSSO) - GSSO is taking big steps to position Cisco as the #1 IT Security provider in the industry. In addition to having the right market conditions, capabilities, products and services, we need the right people to take us there.


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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