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Cisco Security Architect-Lead-50% Remote

Posted on Oct 22, 2019 by WSI Nationwide

Oregon, OR
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Cisco Security Architect/Small Practice Lead

- This is a Remote position however it will require some travel throughout the Pacific North West Region. Candidates can be based anywhere within the 4 state region (Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho) and work remotely the majority of the time.

- 20-30% time in office and a similar amount travelling in the PNW to be in front of customers and the rest will be remote. Living far from an office then office time could be less.

- As the (Remote) Cisco Security Architect/Small Practice Lead you will lead a small Practice in Strategy, PreSales, and be heavily involved in the design and deployment of advanced Cisco Network Security solutions to meet customer needs. This is a broadly scoped position suited for a true hybrid technologist focusing on Cisco Network Security.

- You will work collaboratively with Operations to ensure seamless transition of needs based solution design throughout the project delivery life cycle. You will be instrumental in ensuring technical solution capability meets customer and industry standards. You will directly influence the direction and growth of the security practice.

Key Responsibilities-

Work with Leadership team to set practice strategy
Architect and implement Cisco Network Security solutions to meet customer requirements within industry and technology best practices
Act as the technical authority for assessment and approval of specifications for solution construction or change
Assist partners with project plan, direction, and evaluation with the inclusion of costs, requirements, and timeline
Liaise with customer and internal staff throughout project delivery to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved
Share knowledge of product benefits and capability in ongoing training sessions with technical and non-technical staff
Assist Director with regional corporate growth activities and take on increase position responsibility when appropriate
Develop technical roadmap for the overall solution including high level design, SoW, BoM
Assist sales in customer meetings to answer technical questions
Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ
Engage with customer to develop trusted technology advisor relationships with key decision makers
Work with customers to discover and gather technical and business requirements
Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and goals
Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process
Participate in technology and professional training and development to continue to enhance your skills and capability

Technology Focus & Requirements

Security solutions using one or more of the following technologies:

Network Security
End Point & Mobile Security
Virtualization Security
Identity & Access management
Security Management and Operations
Encryption & VPN
Application Security (including web/cloud and database)
Anti-Malware Solutions
Web & Email Gateways

Desirable Knowledge and Skills

FirePower, ISE
Cisco Firewalls/VPNs
Cisco IDS/IPS solutions
Cisco Malware Prevention
Complex Cisco routing and switching solutions
Cisco Enterprise Wireless solutions
Load balancing/Acceleration solutions Cisco and F5
Cisco Network Access Control and Authentication systems
Data Security Solutions - RSA
Cisco Prime Security and Network Monitoring and Management Tools
Cisco and VMware Software Defined Networking


Desirable Security Certifications ie: CCIE, GCIH, CISSP, CISM, ISSMP

Reference: 780139244

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