Principal Consultant - Cisco Security

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Consultant Cisco Security job, competitive salary/flexible benefits/car, UK wide, consultancy based

Main Responsibilities


Act as Design Authority for multiple, enterprise-scale Security engagements
Develop business cases
Produce detailed Scope of Work documentation to support competitive tenders
Ensure a high level of quality via documentation and personal representation
Manage change control of design(s), process related tasks and associated documentation
Handover project initiation to consultants delivering the solution, post-sales
Work to define services based on supplier technology and in response to the demands of the market
Manage relationships with all parties involved in "cradle to grave" solution provision cycle
Engage in, and manage, Customer demonstrations and Proofs of Concept


Maintain a high level of industry awareness through training and self-development
Advise and recommend on future technology and services
Work closely with Vendors / Partners to keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
Disseminate knowledge to the other consultants, within the consultancy practice, and other internal service providers.

The Ideal Candidate

Experience in security lead objectives in:
HMG SPF & Accreditation
Cloud Security Principles
Information Risk Management
Information Audit and Compliance

The candidate must have good experience in defining, carrying out and reporting on security gap analysis and assessments for people, processes and technologies.

The candidate must have good technical experience in pre-sales, design & delivery in at least 2 of the following vendor areas:
Cisco Security portfolio (AMP for Endpoint, Umbrella, Cisco CDO & Firepower Management)
Palo Alto
Desirable skills in Symantec, McAfee & F5
Routing and switching skills that complement their Security skills.
Multi-vendor pre-sales, design, delivery and support experience
Compliance audit and analysis experience in the following verticals:
Central Government
Local Government
Proven ability in producing documentation for a technical and business audience.
Ability to deal with sensitive customer issues.
Ability to present large internal and external audiences.
To have worked as a lead technical consultant, leading a team of technical consultants in post-sales or operational projects.

You ideally will possess Cisco accreditation's such as CCNA, CCNP CCIE.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading force in IT services, a role that will challenge you.

Please apply today with your latest CV if you are interested,

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