Cisco Network Security Architect-Pre-Sales-Lead
Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by WSI Nationwide
Cisco Network Security Architect-Pre-Sales/Presales-Lead
Key skills and experience are Cisco ISE, ASA Firewall with Firepower, CCIE, CISSP
San Francisco Bay area 80% remote, 20% mix San Jose office/day trips on West coast. Starting base salary $180,000 plus $20,000 bonus = $200,000 per year.
The Network Security Architect is a Lead Cisco Network Security resource that heads the consultative discovery of the client's business goals, objectives, and challenges, and then translates them into effective technology solutions.
You will be the technical expert in solution design, product knowledge, client scoping and analysis, and all other technical elements of the Solution Construction process. You will be instrumental in architecting complex design solutions for enterprise and clients. Through ongoing efforts, you will maintain up to date knowledge of industry trends and best practices relevant to your technology discipline.
This is a unique opportunity to work for a fast growing startup Network Security Vendor that is disrupting network security technology on a global scale. The position is remote with the expectation that you can travel to West Coast customers up to 25%. Benefits include employee ownership, Flexible Time off policy, and significant career growth as the business continues to scale rapidly.
- The function of this role is to engage with the customer as the technical expert in solution design, product demonstration, proof of concept, requirement gathering, and all other technical elements of the Pre-Sales/Presales process.
- The Solutions Architect/Sales Engineer is a Pre-Sales/Presales resource that leads the consultative discovery of the clients business goals, objectives, and challenges, and then translates them into effective Technology solutions. You will also be instrumental in educating non-technical staff and customers on solution features and capabilities. Through ongoing efforts, you will maintain up to date knowledge of industry trends and best practices relevant to your technology discipline.
Engage with customer to develop trusted technology advisor relationships with key decision makers
Work with customers to discover and gather technical and business requirements
Assist sales in customer meetings to answer technical questions
Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ
Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process
Design and implement PoC
Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and goals
Architect solutions to meet customer requirements within industry and technology best practices
Develop technical roadmap for the overall solution including high level design, SoW, BoM
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
Participate in technology and professional training and development to continue to enhance your skills and capability
Cisco Catalyst Switching
Cisco Nexus Switching
Cisco Unified Access Topology
Cisco Prime Network Management
Cisco ASA Firewalls with Sourcefire or Firepower
Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
Other security experience; Juniper, Fortinet, SonicWall, WatchGuard
Benefits of employment
Work from home flexibility
Career development opportunity
Please e-mail a resume with contact information to Jay J.at (see below) or call.
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