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AppDynamics Field Security Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
Singapore, Singapore
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Primary Responsibilities

Customer Trust at AppDynamics is a focused team with a mission to make security a strategic differentiator with our customers.  As part of the team, Field Security Architects (FSA) partner closely with the Sales teams to deepen customers understanding of AppDynamics product security.  FSAs become deeply familiar with the architecture, topologies, and business use of AppDynamics products and their use by customers - with emphasis on AppDynamics SaaS offerings. Combining this familiarity with existing expertise in security, FSAs initiate and drive short and long term solutions to meet customer technical and business requirements.

Specific functions of this role may include

        Providing security-focused technical sales support for key opportunities through responding to customer questionnaires, developing or presenting technical presentations, assisting with competitive positioning, and proposal development

        Direct meetings with technical and C-Level personnel to help them through their security analysis and risk acceptance processes that are prerequisites to their use of the AppDynamics products. 

        Architecting simple or complex security solutions for worldwide customers with unique environmental constraints, including multinational, Fortune 500 customers. 

        Researching and maintaining knowledge of regional security and privacy regulations impacting customers use of the AppDynamics products.

        Providing mentorship/guidance on emerging technologies and competitive trends to key customers, partners, and field teams. 

        Creation of architectural documents and collateral to share knowledge and enhance and scale AppDynamics Customer Trust practice to facilitate sales growth and improve customer confidence. 

        Working with Engineering teams to design solutions to address risks introduced or inherent to the use of AppDynamics for specific customer scenarios. 

This is a chance to make an immediate impact on a small but growing team in a highly transparent role that will be exciting and meaningful. 


Skills and Qualifications

        Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, M.S. preferred - or equivalent experience with security technologies

        7+ years of experience in cybersecurity (AppSec, Architecture, etc.) 

        Effective presentation skills to highly technical and C-Level audience 

        Self-motivated with excellent team skills

        Knowledge of security best practices, principles and common security frameworks such as NIST, ISO, OWASP, Common Criteria, etc. 

        Familiarity with data privacy laws, particularly those used in the Asia-Pacific region 

        Experience with one or more programming languages (Python, Java etc., hands on experience)

        In depth knowledge of network protocols, cryptography, PKI, security threats, attack techniques, evasive techniques, detection and prevention methods

        Demonstrable experience in producing, documenting, and explaining layered architectural diagrams and topology diagrams with an emphasis on security & data protection details

        Experience with security models in cloud environments such as AWS, Azure and GCP. 

        Systems integration experience involving the interfacing of complex systems components with one another - - ability to write and integrate APIs a plus.

        Experience and extraordinary ability to get along with customers at all levels 

        Demonstrate ability to influence decision makers at all levels

        Industry Security certifications are a plus - such as CISSP, SSCP


Please note that there will be no travel expectations during the current COVID-19 crisis.  Candidates should be prepared that there may be future travel requirements up to approximately 30%


Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-10
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