I specialise within the network security market, focusing on SIEM, Next-Gen Firewalls, IDS, SOC and IR skills. I excel in placing senior security engineers, professional services and pre-sales consultants within my given niche. I strive to build long-term, fruitful relationships with varied MSSPs, vendors and consultancies, working with hiring managers and internal recruitment teams.
Lead Consultant - Security
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Lead Consultant - Security
One of our existing clients are current looking for a principal consultant / lead consultant to join the business at a time of growth and investment, helping to support some of the largest clients and customers
Job DescriptionLead Consultant / Principal Consultant - Network & Security (Cisco Security Expert)
Remote Working - Ideally Midlands based but all UK locations considered
£50,000 - £75,000 + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
The role would be home based ideally suited to a midlands based individual.
As the job title suggests you will spearhead several projects at once, taking the lead positions in areas including technical delivery and integrity, solutions architecture and design, ensuring a smooth transition from pre to post sales.
" Be the lead architect for the delivery of a complex project/solution consisting of multiple technology disciplines for which they may not be a SME themselves
" Ensuring all services are delivered to a high quality
" Keep up to date on Partner news and services
" Be a mentor and role model for other PS team members
" Ability to communicate with the customers and vendors on all levels
" The ability to work as part of a team to achieve the group and departmental standards
" The ability to speak positively and act as an ambassador for the business and its products and services, to ensure that a professional company brand is provided at all times
" Excellent interpersonal skills
" Provide technical leadership and mentoring as required
" Strong commercial and management orientation - helping to identify additional business opportunities
" Architectural owner across the full lifecycle of a client project/engagement
" Work closely with Sales, Solution Architects, and Pre Sales to help define and shape requirements
" SME in one or more technologies with the ability to deliver design, build, configure and document projects / engagements
" Lead consultants in the design, implementation and testing of solutions, including the allocation of delivery tasks in line with project plan.
" Actively work with the PMO & Resource Management to plan, timescales, appropriate resource, and identify risks and issues
" Responsible for the timely delivery of high quality project and design documentation, continually checking on accuracy and that it meets the customer's need
" Be available for Callout Rota's, as required
" Establish, Define Approach, Lead, and Own the creation of the customer solution design, and SOW.
" Ensuring the design and delivery meets the customer's business need
" Attend, lead and document Project delivery definition workshops for all areas of proposed solution
" Understand a customer's working practises and the nature of their business
" Technical Lead in troubleshooting, resolution of incidents and identification/reduction in problems occurring
It is important that candidates can talk through most of the expected responsibilities above, giving their own examples of doing / completing these types of task / responsibilities
Candidates should also being able to have in-depth technical conversations around the following technologies:
" Cisco Route switch - at least CCNP level,
" Cisco Firewall (Pix/ASA/Firepower) CCSP or equivalent
" Cisco ISE
" Ideally CCIE Security
Additional skills that would be an advantage
" Palo Alto
" Cisco wireless
" Cisco Nexus switches
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