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Senior Cyber Security Solutions Architect in New York, NY at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description

Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for middle-market customers. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models. As of June 30, 2018, we serve approximately 8,000 middle-market, large, and government organizations across a diverse range of industries. Approximately 2,900 Presidio professionals, including more than 1,600 technical engineers, are based in 60+ offices across the United States in a unique, local delivery model combined with the national scale of a $2.8 billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. Presidio is majority owned by affiliates of investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO).

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cyber Security Solutions Architect to join our New York, NY or Hauppauge, NY, team. This individual’s primary responsibility is to build out the Security Practice at Presidio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand client’s business initiatives and requirements and map these business needs into technical and security architecture
  • Provide technical thought leadership in overall security solutions development.
  • Provide assessment services, compliance audits, security consulting and advisory services
  • Design and provide “data centric” security architecture and defense in depth solutions encompassing layers of controls to protect confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of the data
  • Security Solutions should include solutions from various leading industry vendors.
  • Design and demonstrate security solution that is scalable and easy to adapt with changing business requirements.
  • Provide security solutions that align with customer’s compliance requirements and industry standards like PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST, CSF, ITIL, COBIT, Sarbanes Oxley and SANS 20.
  • Understand customer’s requirements and draft Statement of Work (SOW) based on those requirements.
  • Evaluate other security solutions including solutions for Cloud, DC/V and Networking Security and UC Security Solutions.
  • Work closely with National Cyber Security Solutions Group on assessment and compliance audits. 
  • Attend sales calls and run opportunities individually and serve as subject matter expert to the team
  • Plan & build new product offerings to incentivize the sales team
  • Work closely with Services Delivery team and the National Cyber Security Solutions team 
  • Work closely with our strategic vendors.
  • Engage/promote solutions to strategic vendors.
  • Engage new vendors and have an agnostic approach to security
  • Alignment with vendors to ensure we maximize profitability.
  • Responsibility for overall customer satisfaction and the customer experience. 
  • Build high level of customer relationships that are trusted and respected.
  • Build and customize client solutions” that are a market differentiation.
  • Continuously update the skills and knowledge to keep up with the changing market landscape and customer needs

 Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • Over 5 years of “sell side” experience in a customer facing role to CxO & Executive level people
  • Over 5 years of experience in a pre-sales and business development environment in the design, development and implementation of complex security solutions
  • Strong knowledge of security architectures and technologies including assessment, methodologies, compliance standards etc.
  • Solid knowledge of security standards and compliance like PCI, HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, ISO 27001, NIST, CSF, COBIT, ITIL, SANS 20
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of risk assessment, risk procedures, security assessment, vulnerability management, penetration testing
  • Strong experience and ability to prepare RFP/RFI response, proposals and solutions
  • Solid working knowledge of vendor programs and partner eco-system
  • Strong knowledge of cloud architecture and its security concerns
  • Solid knowledge of solutions from vendors like Cisco, Palo Alto, Fire Eye, Splunk, F5, RSA, Imperva, Vormetric, Safe Net, Symantec, Websense, CyberArk, Arbor, Varonis, Bit9, Sophos, SecureAuth MobileIron, ForeScout, LogRhythm, CloudPassage, NetSkope, Elastica, Skyhigh Networks, etc.
  • Strong understanding of IP Video CCTV and Internet of Things (IoT) preferred 
  • Leading industry certifications like, CISSP, CCIE (Security), CISA, CISM, CEH, CHP, PCI-QSA.
  • Ability to sell both internally and externally to account managers, sales leadership and our customers
  • Strong People Management skills, Conflict management & resolution skills, negotiations skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with sales, services and the PMO team


Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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