Network Security Architect

@Hiring organization posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description


The Network Security Architect will be responsible to assist company presales teams across the Gulf region to address complex customer requirements related to the Cyber Security domain. This role is critical in helping
the teams to produce an end-to-end and integrated security architecture for enterprise customers. The role will involve defining new, and refining existing, optimized network security policies and architectures

  • Responsible for the definition of a high-level target network security architecture that offers the best solution for risk mitigation, performance, economics, and customer experience.
  • Spearheading appropriate solution delivery teams to ensure the business benefit is realized for the proposed design and architecture.
  • Technical architectural governance of network security architecture from end devices (servers, hosts, user equipment, etc.) extending to all the transport network touchpoints.
  • Running or supporting presales and sales teams in responding to customer RFIs and RFQs.
  • Lead and take part in trials of innovative technology, based on strategic needs.
  • New Cyber Security technology awareness, evaluation, and selection.
  • Maintain standards and competitor awareness to identify and support proposals that meet future objectives
  • Take part in the definition of the Strategy for network security. This includes justification through analysis, SWOT, proof of concept, business case, interactions with vendors, and security practice
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients.
  • Project-based travel across Gulf Countries is required (40% travel)
  • 5+ years of experience in a Security Architect role with a Security Integrator
  • 12+ years of experience in the Cyber security industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer & Information Systems Engineering
  • Technical Certifications:
    o Certified Information Systems Security Professional – Information Systems Security
    Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP)
    o Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    o Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    o Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    o SABSA Certification
    o SANS-related certifications such as GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA)
    o CCIE Security, Fortinet NSE8 / PaloAlto PCNSE / Checkpoint CCSE
    o Cloud Security Certifications (CCSK, CCSP, AWS Certified Security, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, MS Azure Security Engineer)

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