Security Consulting Systems Engineer - POV Firejumper

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Security
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do
Security is more relevant and important than ever before. Our customers have limited resources, time and money whereas Attackers have all the time in the world and unlimited resources to plan and execute attacks. It is now more important than ever that we help our customers improve their security posture.


Cisco has an exciting Security Consulting Systems Engineer role open as a POV Firejumper in our Global Security Sales Organization! You will be a highly motivated, entrepreneurial-minded sales professional who has a passion for delivering world-class technology and services that protect our customers from the network to the endpoint to the Cloud.  As part of your DNA, you are an aggressive, self-starter with the ability to build executive relationships, develop and execute sales strategies and tactics that maximize Cisco’s opportunity within the customer environment, position and promote the partner and customer value proposition for Cisco’s Security Architecture, articulate Cisco’s product and business strategies, and help our customers to have a more effective security posture!

Check out to details:
• Serve as the subject matter expert in Cisco Security Solutions
• Provide guidance for testing solutions to address specific customer security needs
• Work with technology experts to help them position Cisco's security solutions effectively against competing offerings.

• Responsible for documenting test plans and best practices that will help the broader sales force adopt the art of evaluations for given technologies


    Who You Are
    • Minimum 7+ years of technical sales or pre-sales experience with 5+ years in Security specialization experience with IDS/IPS, AV, Firewall, Advanced Malware Protection technologies and Email Security
    • BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent highly preferred
    • Pre-sales experience required
    • Successful quota achievement
    • Proven track record or managing and winning technical and high value IT security projects
    • Experience of administering Unix/Linux systems, low-layer (packet-level) IP networking and have a thorough understanding of network security
    • Solid presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Commercial awareness and communication skills
    • Highly motivated self-starter that does not need day-to-day management
    • Desirable experience including press experience, delivering training courses, prior experience with Cisco/Sourcefire security technologies, experience with programming languages such as UNIX shell, Perl or C
  • CCNP Security or CCIE Security Preferred
  • Ixia and/or Spirent experience a big plus


Why Cisco Security

Cisco Security - Cisco delivers intelligent cybersecurity for the real world, providing one of the industry's most comprehensive advanced threat protection portfolio that is integrated, pervasive, continuous and open. Cisco's threat-centric approach to security reduces complexity while providing unmatched visibility, continuous control and advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum -- before, during and after an attack.

Global Security Sales Organization (GSSO) - GSSO is taking big steps to position Cisco as the #1 IT Security provider in the industry. In addition to having the right market conditions, capabilities, products and services, we need the right people to take us there.


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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