Senior Security Consulting Engineer
Location:Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Area of InterestCustomer Experience
What You'll Do
The position offers interesting work for knowledgeable and experienced consulting engineers with strong network security expertise and developed customer-facing consulting skills.
Projects vary considerably between security reviews; design and implementation of Cisco security products; and involvement as part of virtual multi-discipline teams as the security lead in large-scale design and implementation projects.
Role & Responsibilities:
- Responsibility for delivery of both transactional and subscriptional project to strategic customers throughout the EMEAR theatre
- Lead in large-scale design and implementation projects. These projects entail the integration of multiple technologies that the NCE is expected to master such as ISE, NGIPS, NGFW, ESA, WSA, etc.
- To take the lead role in projects, managing less experienced engineers to ensure a successful outcome to the project.
Who You'll Work With
With a varied workload and travel schedule, you will be working as part of the Global Security Services organization. You will interact cross functionally at Cisco with Project Management Office (PMO), sales/pre-sales team, service delivery and technical support teams. Externally, you will be representing Cisco to our customers and clients as a technical liaison.
Who You Are
- Minimum of 10 years of security experience of which at least 6 must be on network security with a deep and primary technical focus.
- Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment using security products from Cisco and other vendors.
- Strong technical account liaison and consulting skills are mandatory.
- Expert level knowledge in network security including architecture and configuration of NGFW/IPS (FP9300/4100/2100), ASA + FP, Email and Web security (ESA / WSA), Cisco Identity Service Engine, Cisco routers, and a wide range of security products are essential for the role.
- CCIE Security qualified.
- University/college degree equivalent.
- Other beneficial qualifications are CISSP, TOGAF, CCDE, CEH, CISA and CISM, or other relevant security qualifications such as those from Check Point, Netscreen, Symantec etc.
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