Security Principal Europe
Location : Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
Additional Location(s) Saudi Arabia
Area of Interest Customer Experience
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Security
What you'll Do
Cisco has a market leading position within the Security market place and has the highest market share for network security.
This opportunity is for a senior security professional within Cisco's Customer Experience (CX) organization to help drive the security business in EMEAR.
As Security Principal you will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with C-level and senior client stakeholders and oversee project delivery in the security domain.
A tight alignment with other architectures, delivery teams and management as well as in-depth understanding of subject is mandatory.
Further you will be working closely with our sales teams across CGEM and Major Enterprise customer segments and become their internal trusted security advisor.
In this job you will :
Provide oversight and guidance to service delivery staff across service catalogue
Participate in steering committees and review deliverables to ensure best possible business outcomes for our clients
Act as strategist for security activities within assigned territory and provide guidance to specialist seller community
Work with the Account Teams on qualified opportunities and prioritize their activities
Provide mentoring to junior staff and help shape their careers within information security
Represent Cisco towards the public during industry events and on social media
Leverage and nurture the Cisco partner base, work with the Partner sales teams and provide them with guidance to enable repeatable business wins
Display deep understanding of product and services capabilities and value proposition
Present to C-level and senior client staff in a highly effective and professional manner
Work in close alignment with regional sales and CX leadership
Attend industry forums, tradeshows and events as required
Who You are
High energy personality with a can-do mentality
Minimum 10 years in information security, ideally with an advisory consulting background in Big4
Hold industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, ITIL, CoBIT, ISO 2700x
Proven ability to develop C-level relationships
Good understanding of GRC and legal topics
You must be able to demonstrate ability to work in a consultative style, show understanding of client requirements, discuss solutions, and position Cisco security value proposition
Experience with positioning complex security solutions, comprising Content security / E Mail security, Web security, Endpoint / AV, DLP, VPN, IPS / IDS, Next Gen Firewalls, both Cisco and 3rd party, and a deep understanding of the current threat landscape for a range of industries is highly desired
Outstanding business manners and cultural awareness
A business degree is highly preferred
Fluency in English
Willingness to travel internationally
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