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1261746 - Cisco Managed Services, Enterprise Security Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
Colorado City, CO 81019
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What You'll Do

In Cisco Managed Services (CMS), we enable the digital transformation of Cisco's most strategic customers by accelerating the adoption and improving the promise of Cisco technologies through a premium managed experience, while driving recurring revenue and profitable growth for Cisco.

We have responsibility for taking the management insights and standard methodologies gained with leading edge Cisco innovation and scaling through partners to accelerate Ciscos promise to all customers. In short, Partner-enabled Managed Services are instrumental in integrating the value of our Portfolio to enable accelerated customer outcomes and Cisco sales growth.

To ensure this potential, we are looking for an Enterprise Security Architect is a business focused leader with vision responsible for end-to-end enterprise technology strategy road map relating to Ciscos Managed Security Services Capabilities. This role is a significant contributor and leader for next generation Managed Services within Cisco Customer Experience.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing, driving and evolving Managed Security service offering for customers & Cisco partners by collaborating with Cisco Engineering, Customer Experience, Sales & Business Development, Marketing, CMS internal SOC & other multi-functional teams where the result is acceleration of our promise, profitable managed security offering consumed both by Cisco customer & Partners, and identification and realization of this new Managed Service.

Who You'll Work With

The Cisco Customer Experience Product Management organization who defines and develops Ciscos professional services that we sell and deliver to our customers and partners. Our customers rely on us to help them understand how to anticipate and respond to new threats, reduce complexity and fragmentation, and adapt with agility to changing business models.

Who You Are

Enterprise Security Architect is a business focused thought leader responsible for end-to-end enterprise technology strategy road map relating to Ciscos Managed Security Services Capabilities (Business, Data, Databases, Applications, Security, Governance, Integration, Business Analytic insights, infrastructure, cloud and mobile etc.) for our strategic large-scale enterprise global managed service.


  • Extract, collate, define requirements and present clear vision for the future state capabilities
  • Translate various stakeholder business & technology needs into EA Requirements artifacts
  • Drive and influence ideal enterprise strategy with agility and leadership qualities
  • Collaborate with business and technology executives to prioritize future capabilities
  • Provide high level time, cost, resource metrics on EA alternatives or cost of status-quo
  • Define, maintain and manage architecture models, frameworks and artifacts and their building blocks for the enterprise
  • Skillfully balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
  • Skilled in decomposing and simplified representation of complex technical concepts
  • Ability to rapidly comprehend the functions, capabilities and gaps in new technologies
  • Build and get consensus for future state technology roadmap to drive the end-state architectural vision and value realization
  • Provide architecture leadership and oversight for large enterprise-wide transformational initiatives to ensure that solutions development aligns with the defined architecture strategies, minimize impact and maximize value across enterprise
  • Develop holistic, multi-phase strategies and implementation roadmaps for stakeholders across the enterprise
  • Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes
  • Familiarity with basic graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories
  • Understanding of the political climate of the enterprise and how to navigate the complex political landscape barriers for enterprise-wide adoption and propagation of products & services
  • Understand, advocate and support the enterprise's strategies, measure progress and communicate back to stakeholders
  • Provide expert level analysis of opposing and complimenting industry market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture and course correction for future proof solution
  • Promote applicable EA processes, strategies and recommendations to the organization, including the enterprise's IT and business leaders and business content consumers (repeat, reuse, enhance)
  • Develop and maintain reference architecture artifacts, frameworks and patterns as reference standards for the content development and deployment teams across enterprise, TME, Threat and Operations teams.
  • Lead and/or participate in the enterprise architecture governance (EARB, technology sourcing, data) and compliance processes to ensure all areas of IT are implementing solutions consistent with the target architecture
  • Lead, participate in the architecture on-boarding, career path development and on-going continuous education plan for the Splunk enterprise architecture team
  • Strong leadership skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, teamwork collaboration, mentoring
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, technical, planning and interpersonal skills
  • Experience and understanding of the enterprise SIEM and related product landscape

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience or reference implementations
  • 10 to 15 years of career progression in at least two or more EA domains or sub-domains (such as business architecture, data/databases, application development, middleware, SOA, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Cloud, Security, information analysis or infrastructure operations) in a multi-tier global environment
  • Ideal candidate will have prior demonstrated success and experience with creating, managing and deploying enterprise architecture practice with proven mastery of a wide range of systems, data, application architectures including one or more solution frameworks and technologies from diverse vendors within an MSSP solution
  • Proven success in applying a structured approach to analyze business problems and architect innovative modern technology solutions within the defined enterprise guidelines and standards
  • Exposure to multiple vendor product integration, interoperability with diverse enterprise technologies and processing environments
  • Experience with solution architectures encompassing infrastructure monitoring and security, network and security operations, enterprise application performance monitoring, transactional processing, large scale data streaming capture and business analytics
  • Experience with SOC, NOC and operational technology (OT), industrial control systems IOT and relevant technologies, their applications, and interfaces with business systems
  • Experience with multi-vendor cloud and data engineering technologies and emerging trends; ex: PCF, containers and orchestration, high scale data stream pipelines, distributed systems (ex. Blockchain, Kubernetes, Container Services), microservices architecture, multi-vendor hybrid cloud, SecDevOps, machine learning, AI and other connected device data integration
  • Develop and periodically review target architecture, for potential consolidation, optimization and course correction enhancement opportunities
  • Knowledge and experience in using, architecting or implementing commercial and open source SIEM and log management system Splunk, Arc-Sight, LogRhythm, ELK, Q-Radar, Rapid7
  • Experience with Cloud, industry specific and global data privacy and protection regulatory compliance requirements (GDPR, SOX, HIPPA, PCI, NERC etc.)

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Splunk core platform and one or more premium applications such as Enterprise Security, ITSI, Phantom, VictorOps
  • Splunk Certified Architect or ability to get certified on one or more Splunk premium products
  • Experience with architecting and migrating enterprise data and applications to AWS or other IaaS, SaaS, PaaS and managed services
  • Experience with creating, managing architecture review boards (*ARB), Enterprise Information Governance Programs
  • Experience with architecting, deploying and integrating enterprise data with cloud-based data lake and other Hadoop, MapReduce, Kafka, Spark data streaming services
  • Previous experience with information visualization of KPIs, Metrics, creating contents, reports, dashboards for board level executive presentations
  • Experience with modern Software defined infrastructure (SDI), storage, network and object store
  • Certification or Experience with Continuous Availability, horizontal scaling, cloud provisioning, orchestration and automation and SecDevOps concepts such as Security as Code (SaC) and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.#LI-SB4

Posted: 2019-08-21 Expires: 2019-09-21

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