Sr. Security Consultant
What You’ll Do:
In this role within Cisco Security Solutions (CSS) you will assist clients in driving business outcomes by ensuring their business-critical resources are protected from the latest cyber threats.
CSS provides full life cycle services for Cisco’s top 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 Cisco Security Services seeks to solve the most critical challenges of our customers throughout the world through high value services throughout their security journey.
Who You’ll Work With:
The individual must be interested in applying their extensive experience in advanced network design and leading edge security practices to advise and assist customers as they design and implement new architectures and evolving best practices to preserve and protect their critical business resources from the latest cyber threats. This position will work closely and collaborate with customers, other CSS consultants, and the Cisco Sales organization.
Who You Are:
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who will have 10+ years experience and a demonstrated ability to lead teams in complex client engagements with tactful and nuanced approach. Expected soft skills include excellent spoken, written, and presentation skills, executive presence, ability to execute independently or with little supervision, ability to lead matrixed or overlay teams with mixed skillsets, and ability to balance multiple projects and priorities with successful results.
Successful candidates will have 10+ years of experience designing enterprise security architectures and/or with an emphasis on reliability, performance and security, an extensive, and up-to-date knowledge of current threats to enterprise networks, an understanding of practical data classification and lifecycle management strategies, a detailed understanding of effective ways to detect and mitigate threats, exposure to identity and access management processes and/or application security, and experience in implementing advance network architectures to enable more effective threat detection and mitigation.
Travel of 50% or more to customer locations is to be expected. Cisco offers a wide array of technologies to enable some customer services to be delivered remotely, so the actually percentage of travel for a project will vary depending on both the individual and the customer expectations.
Significant, demonstrable expertise within three or more of the following areas:
Ten+ years of in-depth information security, network design and/or risk management experience with specific focus on one or more of the following:
Ability to perform as a senior security consultant, including:
Practical experience with one or more of the following:
· A Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant professional experience
Desired Certifications (preferred, but not required):
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