Solutions Architect - Security

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    Engineer - Network
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    Networking, Security
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Security Solutions Architect


What You'll Do

Working in the APJC team of the Security Services Practice, the role of a Solutions Architect is to provide leadership to customers across the spectrum of information and cyber security with a very strong focus on Enterprise and Service Provider Security. The role requires a mix of pre-sales expertise, leadership of virtual teams for delivery of complex projects, and deep and wide technical expertise to support internal and external stakeholders.


Projects vary considerably encompassing technical services such as security architecture; advising customers on people, policy and procedure issues around their security deployment; helping scope and design complex multi-vendor security solutions for large scale service provider networks and supporting customers in their risk and threat mitigation solutions including incident response, containment, eradication and remediation.


·       Design and deploy security solutions in multi-vendor environments

·       Significant experience of operating in an Architecture or Design role

·       Ability to simplify analysis and present results clearly at all levels of the business - including at senior management team level

·       Lead teams of security professionals in large scale security projects

·       Work with a worldwide team on innovations of security services

·       Represent the Cisco Security Solutions team on internal and external events

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


·       Up to date knowledge of future technologies for network security in Security domains

·       Ability to know when to implement solutions and considering the impacts i.e. cost, customer impact, timescales, etc.

·       Widespread knowledge of different Service Provider Security vendor solutions including but not limited to URL Filtering, Anti-SPAM and DDoS mitigation.

·       Good knowledge in modern Threat detection and analysis methodologies

·       Experience of working in a technology-based role and interfacing to a varied number of internal and external stakeholders

·       Excellent written and verbal presentation skills.

·       Extremely strong experiences in Enterprise Security.

·       Extremely strong technical account liaison and customer management, consulting skills are mandatory.

·       At least 10+ years of security experience is required which must include customer-facing roles together with clearly demonstrable experience of multi-vendor solutions.


Desired Skills


·       Excellent knowledge and experience in ISE and TrustSec

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is assumed and an advanced degree

·       MBA or MSc in Information Security is preferred.

·       CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH and CHFI qualifications are all beneficial as is BS7799/ISO27000 lead auditor and Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE).

·       CCIE R&S and Security is beneficial


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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