Senior Solution Architect

Senior Solution Architect

Duncan and Ross Management Consultancies
15-20 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Title: Senior Solution Architect
Nationality: Western Professional Experience
Permanent position
Location: Riyadh, KSA

Job Description:

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Senior NCEs are expected to be able to take the lead role in projects, managing less experienced engineers to ensure a successful outcome to the project.
  • Responsibility for delivery of both transactional and subscription project
  • 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.
  • Support sales team on presale opportunities.
  • Provides services in the architecture, deployment, and operation of products and related technologies. 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.
  • Understands and applies the SABSA framework and methodology in delivery. Has specific products delivery (FWs, IDM, Web, Cloud security, Routing, Switching, Datacentre) and cross architectural understanding.

Minimum qualifications:
  • Minimum of 15 years of security experience is mandatory of which at least 10 must be on network security with a deep and primary technical focus.
  • The candidate will possess expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment using security products from Cisco and other vendors.
  • Very strong technical account liaison and customer management / consulting skills are mandatory.
  • Expert level knowledge in network security including architecture and configuration of:
  • NGFW/IPS (FP9300/4100/2100),
  • ASA and Firepower
  • Email and Web security (ESA / WSA)
  • Cisco Identity Service Engine, Cisco routers,
  • and a wide range of security products are essential for the role.
  • NCE must be CCIE Security qualified.

Desirable skills:
  • University/college degree equivalent is expected and an advanced degree is strongly preferred.
  • Other beneficial qualifications are CISSP, TOGAF, CCDE, CEH, CISA, OSCP and CISM, or other relevant security qualifications such as those from Check Point, Netscreen, Symantec etc.

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