About the Role :
The Security Solution Architect (SSA) will provide technical expertise around a broad range of Security technologies. This position will report to the Practice Director of Security and will support the Enterprise Account Teams during sales calls, sales campaigns and other client activities.
The SSA will participate in technical presentations to provide a holistic view of various Security solutions, technologies and architecture being presented to customers.
They will be responsible for conducting or supporting Security initiatives such as Proof of Concepts, Product Evaluations as necessary.
What You’ll Do :
Provide lead pre-sales and post-sales support for Cisco, PAN, Juniper and Fortinet Firewalls.
Provide pre-sales and post-sales support for a wide range of Security solutions such as NAC (Cisco ISE, Aruba Clear Pass), end point security, email security, Web Secure Gateway, MFA, Cloud Security (AWS, Azure, GCP), SIEM systems (Splunk, LogRhythm, Rapid7) and SASE offerings from various vendors
Have a in depth knowledge of the security products and trends in the industry, cybersecurity offerings and services
Prepare and present demos and training sessions for a wide range of Security Technologies
Develop Bill of Material (BOM) / proposal and provide recommendations using manufacture tools
Develop detailed architecture, design and implementation plans for technology deployments
Develop Statement of Work (SOW) or technical scope of large SOW
Providing accurate services Level of Effort (LOE) scoping
Provide services during the Planning, Design or Implement Phase of project work as needed to support new technology deployments
Support and collaborate with other Solution Architects in opportunities that require Security expertise on an as needed basis
May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications & Interests :
BA / BS degree or higher preferred (or equivalent level of education)
A minimum of 3 years’ experience with providing engineering services for organizations
Prior experience working in the industry, VAR or Systems Integrator designing technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies preferred
Cisco and PAN Security Certifications desired
CISSP, CEH, CISM or other relevant Industry certifications preferred.
Knowledge and familiarity with discipline areas including Next Generation Firewalls, Endpoint Security, Cloud Security, Web Security Gateway, Advanced Malware Defense, Email Security and Multi-Factor Authentication across multiple vendors
Comfort-level and ability to interact and communicate with all levels of management
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills with an ability to present technical issues to a non-technical audience
Highly organized, detail-oriented, excellent time management skills and able to effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume, and evolving work environment
Comfortable managing multiple and changing priorities, and meeting deadlines in an entrepreneurial environment
Motivated self-starter who loves to troubleshoot and solve challenging problems and feels comfortable working directly with customers and team members
Ability to travel up to 30 percent of the time
The Perks :
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, 529 College Savings Plan, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability
Training and development programs
Stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
Collaborative and cool office culture
Work-life balance and generous paid time off