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Optiv Security Principal Consultant (F5) - Architecture & Engineering | Remote, USA - e65ff4ae-a80f-4797-bda9-6a30fb890c14 in Overland Park, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11654689 At Optiv, we're on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We're one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you'll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients' needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We're proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

Who we are looking for:

The Technical Manager is the technical lead on large, complex deals, delivering high-end services, improving our industry reputation, and up-leveling consultants, deliverables, and services. This individual will drive and maintain technical relationships with our customers and partners by providing advanced architecture, implementation and operational support.

How you will make an impact:

+ Support team growth

+ Provide thought leadership, through participation in industry groups, delivering talks, writing technical and industry specific blogs, vulnerability research, industry PR interviews, and/or contributing to security publications

+ Track and monitor current happenings within the security industry relative to the space.

+ Contribute to internal team building, knowledge transfer, and training activities within the Strategic Consulting team.

+ Improve methodologies, tooling, reporting and other processes to improve and enhance inter- and intra-team efficiency, Assist in the development and roll-out of new Strategic Consulting methods and tools.

+ Work across LOB to improve outcomes for customers by increasing cross-business offerings and services

+ Work with customers to help them articulate and document their business requirements/use cases and understand how those requirements translate into Architecture & Engineering features and functionality.

+ Assist with development of Architecture & Engineering engagement plans/roadmaps for customers which will enable them to execute upon strategies.

+ Rationalize different security solutions against requirements, risk, and constraints

+ Undertake EIM methodologies/techniques and the interpretation/application of their output in the definition of Security Architectures

+ Provide oversight on engagements (pending number of engagements where assigned as primary consultant).

+ Responsible for 2-6 projects simultaneously (including leadership and knowledge of project and client details).

+ Able to deliver and lead other consultants in complex projects.

+ Facilitate workshops and assessments in front of large audiences based on experience and knowledge in specific technologies/practices

+ Assist with demand team to develop solution briefs to help our go to market strategy with our sales teams

Qualifications for success:

+ Experience in providing guidance in Architecture & Engineering strategy at a programmatic level

o Hands on experience implementing F5 in multiple large-scale enterprise security environments

o Hands on experience implementing Core LTM/GTM and advanced modules (ASM, AWAF, APM)

o Hands on experience implementing of VCMP, HA setups, and iApp deployments

o Hands on experience implementing of iRule deve lopment

o Hands on experience of SSL decryption and SSL decryption architectures

o Hands on Cloud Experience (AWS, Azure, Google, Silverline)

Experience in managing and prioritizing the proposal process to create business proposals, contracts, and respond to RFI/RFP's

+ Ability to clearly articulate the benefits of your Optiv subject matter product and service solutions portfolio to various client stakeholders

+ Proven experience in a pre-sales, post-sales, or non-sales technical capacity in an information security environment.

+ Ability to listen and communicate effectively with vendors, prospects, clients, account managers and management.

+ Confident presentation, written, and oral communication skills

+ Desire to learn additional subject matter areas (Shape, Zscaler, Imperva)

+ Certifications Preferred - F5-CTS-401 (Security Solutions Expert Certification)


If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have th