Email Security Architect – Cloud and On-Premises, Singapore

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Why You'll Love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

A exciting opportunity exists to be part of an elite technical pre-sales team responsible for driving the success of our Email Security solutions.

This is a consultative technical (pre-sales) position that supports the Sales organization working directly with prospective customers and handling all the technical aspects of pre-sales activities through to a successful deployment.

The Cisco Security Architect is responsible for presenting, demonstrating and architecting solutions to solve the cyber security needs of some of the most influential companies in the region. You will be highly accomplished with network security, networking and cloud technology (SaaS, PaaS and Iaas); a self-starter, act as an industry subject matter expert, and strive to help Cisco make customers for life.

You will be the main pre-sales technical and product adviser on Cisco Email Security solutions across the APJC region.

What You’ll Do

You will be the main go-to resource for the sales team and potential customers for technical product questions, trials and pre-sale customer issues during the sales cycle.

Deliver technical product presentations along with sales reps via web conferencing or in the field.

Assist sales reps and customers on determining if customer environments are supported by current and future versions of Cisco's enterprise solutions.

Full ownership of Email Security POV and Security Risk Assessment activities in APJC, providing customers with a consultative experience demonstrating risk and solution value.

Provide essential input and responses to RFIs / RFPs

Successfully transition new customers into the customer success program.

Assist in the delivery of technical training modules to new team representatives including ongoing training to the sales team.

Evangelize and enable the wider Cisco Security Architect and Channel Partner teams in region.

Work directly with Product Management team as a liaison to accounts around technical product requirements and to provide customer feedback with the goal of enabling continuous improvement of Cisco enterprise solutions.

Effectively interact with internal engineering teams to scope out and provide solutions to complex technical issues for highly visible account opportunities.

Travel throughout the region to visit prospective customers

Who You Are

5+ years of experience as a Systems Sales Engineer or in a similar sales engineering role at a data network vendor, DPI equipment vendor, security vendor, service provider or email security company

5+ years of related technical experience, installing, designing, running, administering and supporting an enterprise email security solution

Consistent record of partnering with sales account managers to close deals

Deep knowledge of TCP/IP, SMTP, Load balancers, proxies and firewalls

Strong understanding of LAN and WAN networking protocols and technologies, including switching, routing and network security including, DDoS, anti-virus, anti-spam and common exploits

Shown ability to provide hands on technical product demonstrations and training.

Love and passion for helping customers and delivering satisfaction even when faced with difficult customers.

A positive attitude and friendly outgoing personality.

Strong written and email etiquette skills.

Strong oral communication skills, including the ability to present technical information in user-friendly language.

Ability to prioritize and work responsibly with or without direct supervision.

Desired / Good to Have

5 years of high-end enterprise Pre-Sales experience working directly with network or cloud security products.

Proven experience with scripting languages such as Python, and API frameworks such as REST / SOAP.

Experience selling governance and compliance solutions a plus.

Strong network security skills that would include hands-on experience with Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, Proofpoint, FireEye, Symantec, Zscaler... along with other appropriate certifications (e.g. CISSP, CCSE, GCFW, JNCIS-SEC/JNCIP-ENT, GCIH etc).

Advanced level network technology certifications (e.g. CCIE, CCSP, JNCIE etc).

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their different 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.

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability stat