Security Network Consulting Engineer -- Firepower

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Sacramento, Denver CO, San Diego, Seattle, Phoenix
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Networking, Security
  • Job Id

                                          Security Network Consulting Engineer -- Firepower

What You'll Do

● Shape services engagements by working with Sales to develop mature statements of work, customers to identify business and technical requirements, and peers to scope delivery effort.

● Lead customer, post-sales engagements, by taking ownership of project success and leveraging Cisco’s culture of empowerment to drive customer success and positive business outcomes.

● Collaborate with solution experts to develop and deploy secure solutions.

● Embrace education to be a deep subject matter expert across multiple security and non-security technologies to deliver superior architectures, designs, and solution deployments.

● Documentation of solutions and designs.

● Educate and mentor customers and peers.

● Tune and optimize security solutions.

● Domestic travel up to 50% required.


-       Who You'll Work With

Organizations bring their most complex and challenging problems to Cisco. The US-West security services team is comprised of engineers who love these challenges and the successes of enabling positive business outcomes. Securing a solution requires that you to be a solution expert as well as a security expert.


-       Who You Are

Applicants should have the following skill set:

● Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the information and network security industry.

● Minimum 5 years’ experience professional services, including business development scoping of services.

● Minimum experience in specialization areas as follows: Data Center Security (3 years), SDN/NFV/ACI (1 year), Core Security (FW, VPN, IPS) (5 years), Virtualization (2 years), and Routing and Switching (5 years).

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

● Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or mathematics required (or additional 2 years of experience in the information and network security industry).

● Experience desired in the following specialization areas: Next-generation firewall, next-generation IPS, advanced malware protection, incident response, and automation.

● Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) desired in one or more of the following areas: Routing and Switching, Security, or Data Center.

● CISSP preferred.  ISE or Firepower preferred.

● Experience with IT governance, risk management, and compliance programs desired.

● Master’s degree in science, engineering, or mathematics desired.

-       Why Cisco

Cisco, a world leader in intelligent cyber security solutions, is transforming the way organizations manage and minimize network and information security risks. Cisco is committed to security. Security continues to grow as a key differentiator for organizations regardless of solution area, earning our position as the number one security vendor in the world. The world turns to Cisco Security Services (CSS) for security services.


The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.



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Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!

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