Job Description

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?
If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 50 countries and more than 30 000 employees. You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies – who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work – whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.
You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success. You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams. Great work. Great opportunities.
Want to be part of our team?
The Senior Security Technical Architect is a mid-level level position in the Security Technical Architects job family.
The Senior Security Technical Architect’s primary responsibility will be to interpret business requirements into a technical security solutions framework and to provide technology roadmaps governed by strategic direction, business requirements as well as resourcing and financial constraints. They will specify and design more complex solutions based on their technical expertise across multiple domains.
What you'll be doing
+ Provide technical pre-sales support in articulating Dimension Data Infrastructure and Solutions, with in-depth product knowledge of Network and Security solution
+ Drive simple solution sales by understanding clients’ technical needs, translating identified needs into product bill of materials, support SLA and proposal write up
+ Pre-sales skill development on technologies which are identified by Dimension Data as a long term strategy, such as Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Fortinet, Bluecoat, Riverbed, F5 and Gigamon
+ Soft skills development that are identified by Dimension Data such as sales and communication related
+ Perform work tasks assigned as required
+ Adherence to Dimension Data sales, workflow and collaboration tools to communicate and deliver results
+ Proposal Preparation
Communicate with internal or external client for requirement gathering using phone or collaboration tools Craft initial bill of material / configuration for fulfilment, partial and simple solution. Identify the suitable model to be proposed based on capacity, features and client IT environment needs Generate proposal based on standard template with custom write up to address specific client needs (product and services) Drawing of simple network based solution diagram to be included in proposal
+ Product Governance
Work with Dimension data business unit to standardize new product offering in DPC Create and maintain guided product selling rules and SKU bundles Create standard bill of material / configuration for fulfilment, partial and simple solution Develop and maintain standard proposal write up template, including technical write up, dimension data case studies and deliverables
+ As team leader to manage a team of solution consultants:Resource assignmentManage team KPI – monitor team members SLA and provide necessary guidanceCase Escalation – Monitor and manage escalation on non-performing caseConduct training to team members on skills required to generate BoM and proposalsSkill development – manage team skill matrix and individual training plan Experience and Skill Requirements:
A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering A minimum of 8 years relevant working experience in professional services, engineering or pre-sales environment, preferably with people management experience Possess pre sales development skills of new technologies which are identified as a long term strategy Possess excellent technical sales and communications skills Have passion in new technologies and self-motivated learning Any of the below Professional Certification:
+ Cisco Certified Network Professional is preferred
+ Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
+ Blue Coat Certified ProxySG Administrator (BCCPA)
+ Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)
+ Fortinet Certified Network Security Professional (FCNSP)
+ F5-CTS : LTM Specialist - Architect, Setup, and Deploy
+ Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional (RCSP)
+ Gigamon GigaTech or Gigamon GigaPro Associate
What would make you a good fit for this role?
Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.
Diversity in Dimension Data
Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.
Is innovation part of your DNA? Do you want to enable a connected future for people, organizations, and society?
Join our growing global NTT family and you’ll be part of the world’s largest ICT company (by revenue). We’ve combined the capabilities of 28 remarkable companies to become one, leading technology services provider. Together, we help our people, clients, and communities do great things with technology to create a more secure and connected future.
We employ 40,000 people across 57 countries. By bringing together the world’s best technology companies and emerging innovators, we work together to deliver sustainable outcomes to businesses and the world. Innovation is part of our DNA. We believe it’s key to what makes us different. So, we strive to move forward, challenge the status quo, and drive excellence through the technologies we integrate and the services we deliver around the world. The result is connected cities, connected factories, connected healthcare, connected agriculture, connected conservation, connected mobility, and connected sport. Together we enable the connected future.
You’ll be joining a global employer that is committed to attracting, growing and keeping the best talent. A place where you will be at the heart of our success!
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