Sr. Security Consultant - Cloud

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Telecommuting not available Travel required to 70%.

Job Description



                               Sr. Security Consultant – Cloud

What You’ll Do

This position is an external customer consulting role responsible for supporting the sale, delivery and management of security, risk, and compliance services with a focus on cloud service providers and enterprise cloud customers. Senior consultants may also lead or contribute to Labs research projects, as well as PR related activities by presenting at conferences or speaking in the press. They are also responsible for mentoring more junior consultants and supporting service development.

Who You’ll Work With

The Cisco Security Advisory Services, Strategy, Risk and Compliance team provides a range of short- and long-term consulting services that include defining, security and risk program strategy, building enterprise security policy, process, and architecture as well assessing compliance against a specific regulatory framework or requirement. The team includes experts in enterprise and service provider security as well as cloud, identity and access management, and industrial control systems.  

Who You Are

* Provide information security, risk management, or compliance consulting services to enterprise and service provider clients

* Provide technical expertise in Cloud and virtualization architecture, engineering and experience for infrastructure, platform and software as a service technologies across internal, hybrid, and public clouds

* Lead consulting teams in one or more key services such as Cloud Architecture Assessment and Development, Cloud Engineering Support, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Identity and Access Management, and Virtualization Architecture, monitoring and mentoring junior consultants as appropriate

* 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, architectures, and standards, particularly related to Cloud computing

* Interact with Cloud service providers to support Cisco partnerships as required

* Identify sales opportunities during and after engagements; work with sales personnel to close business

* Participate in the development and continuous improvement of service portfolio  

* Participate in Labs research, PR, and speaking engagements, as appropriate

* 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

* 50-70% travel  


Three+ years of in-depth architecture, engineering, operations, or security experience with one or more virtualization and cloud computing technologies such as:

* Amazon Web Services

* Windows Azure

* VMWare

* OpenStack

Ten+ 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

* Security program development

* Compliance management

Practical experience with one or more of the following:

* PCI Qualified Security Assessor

* PA-DSS Qualified Security Assessor

* EU Data Privacy

* 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)

* A Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant professional experience


Desired Skills

Certifications (preferred, but not required):  

* Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

* AWS Certified Solution Architect (ACSA)

* VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) or

* VMWare Certified Processional + Cloud (VCP+Cloud)

* Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer - Azure Solutions Architecture (MCSD-ASA)

* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

* Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

* Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

* Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

* Certified PCI-QSA Assessor  

* Others as appropriate to specific domain expertise


Experience with related Cloud application and infrastructure management technologies such as Redshift, Docker, Elastica, etc.

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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