Security Architect – Heartland region | GuidePoint Security | Remote (USA)

Security Architect – Heartland region | GuidePoint Security | Remote (USA)

Remote US
Application ends: October 2, 2024
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Job Description

GuidePoint Security is growing and expanding and looking for a Security Architect to help Account Executives drive new business within the Heartland region by providing architectural guidance and product recommendations. The Security Architect will be instrumental in helping the engineering team design offerings for the various prospects and customers throughout the region. This position will be 100% focused on cyber-security solutions and provide the ability to look at and recommend interesting and new technologies within the space.

Note: This is a remote position but you must live in the Little Rock / Northwest Arkansas area to be considered.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Focus on driving new business by working with the Account Executives within territory.
  • Be part of a team that helps provide direction for engineering cyber-security solutions that will be offered to customers.
  • Make design and configuration recommendations for prospects/customers’ environment.
  • A good listener to work with clients to understand issues/gaps in their security programs and works alongside them to provide solutions.
  • Excellent soft skills with the ability to articulate complex technical content to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience working with teams to create new service offerings and supporting collateral.
  • Proactively work to help mature the business, including improving existing offerings and creating new offerings.
  • Proactively research and engage emerging vendors and technologies to understand how they may be used to solve our clients challenges.
  • Author comprehensive business and technical collateral to support the business that is proficiently tailored to both technical and managerial audiences
  • Learn, understand and position GuidePoint’s Information Assurance Service Offerings.
  • Senior Security Architects work from remote/virtual when not visiting client locations 
  • Position may require up to 25% travel within the GuidePoint Heartland region (NE, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK, AR, TX, LA)
  • Expectations for this role is 90% Pre Sales/Sales and 10% delivery

Requirements

  • Must live in the Little Rock / Northwest Arkansas area to be considered 
  • Minimum 5 years in an enterprise level security consultative, vendor, or operational role building and assessing Information Security architectures and programs
  • Prior experience in a Client facing Presales or consultative role
  • Deep proficiency in multiple security technologies, including but not limited to: Network Security and Architecture, NGFW, Cloud Security, Data Security, Vulnerability & Risk Management, EDR, IAM, SIEM & Analytics
  • Expertise architecting and designing enterprise scale security solutions
  • Proficiency in various client and server operating systems (Windows, Linux, OSX, etc.)
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Working technical knowledge of advanced security concepts (Defense in Depth, Zero trust etc.)

Educational & Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Previous pre-sales experience is strongly preferred
  • Industry Certifications from ISC2, SANS GIAC, etc…