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Cybersecurity Technical Sales Consultant

Job Description

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Regional Cybersecurity Technical Sales Consultant in Colombia?

 We create connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:


What would some of your responsibilities include?  



The South America Cybersecurity (CS) Business Development Leader will primarily be responsible for the development of CS Business in Brazil, pipeline generation, the support of the sales effort in Brazil, providing technical recommendations and other input for the creation of CS technical proposals, and the tracking of all relevant CS opportunities throughout South America.  Additional responsibilities will be technical roadmap guidance for future CS innovations and solutions, as well as customer relationship management. 


Specialist Experience

  • 5+ years performing the installation and/or management of network-based firewalls, preferably Cisco, CheckPoint, Juniper or another top-tier product.
  • 5+ years performing network troubleshooting using sniffers and monitors.
  • 2+ years performing the installation and/or management of network-based Intrusion Detection products. • 5+ years advanced systems administration (Windows AD)
  • Understanding of high-availability networking technologies
  • Experience in developing, evaluating, implementing Security Policy and Procedures
  • Experience with Audit and Compliance (both policy and technical).
  • Knowledge of project management concepts and how to execute PM practices
  • Experience with LAN, WAN and technologies
  • Communication and Interviewing skills to talk with individuals and groups about their Security needs and ask the right questions to reveal essential requirements information and what customers might be hesitant to say
  • Analytical skills to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
  • Observational skills to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation
  • Writing skills to communicate information effectively to customers, Project Managers, and technical staff
  • Organizational skills to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis to cope with rapidly changing information and be able to apply this
  • Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate customer priorities and to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders.
  • Bachelors degree in a computer related field.
  • At least one of the following certifications: Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or other business certification highly preferred but not mandatory.
  • MBA highly preferred but not mandatory.
  • In addition, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification is highly preferred.
  • Capable of identifying new market segments for cybersecurity services
  • Identify potential clients in the install-base and new target markets
  • Learn & communicate relevant research relating to prospective customers’ business needs • Independent, self-sufficient, able to work alone without direct supervision.
  • Capable of translating business needs into technical solutions.
  • Develop relationships with new customers, maintaining existing client relationships.
  • Capable of taking full responsibility for executing tasks, sometimes at remote locations.
  • Confident in customer environment, especially giving presentations.
  • Able to show initiative, make quick decisions, and follow through to a conclusion..


At Schneider Electric we want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We embrace a high-performance culture by being straightforward, open, passionate and effective and challenging the status quo.





Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.


Job Summary

Schneider Electric
  • Colombia
  • Technology
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
25 March 2019
Applications Deadline
11 May 2019

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