Dell Senior Security Systems Engineer - Presales in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Security Systems Engineer - Presales

Job ID R07984

Date posted 10/09/2017

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  • Advise customers on the right security solutions and the right reporting mechanisms to achieve their security and compliance requirements when hosting critical production systems in the cloud

  • The candidate shall be responsible for scoping the Security Services required based on each customer specific security and compliance needs.

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to develop and drive an overall, integrated cloud computing/virtualization strategy for customers

  • Clearly articulate and document complex security and software architecture and related designs for clients

  • Explain how certain security and reporting mechanisms support customer specific compliance requirements

  • Work with internal R&D and operations to develop and mature architecture design patterns for product development and operational security software deployment

  • Work with sales, engineering, operations, and executives team members both internal and external to the organization


  • At least 3 years working experience in an enterprise security architect role and 2 years software development role

  • At least 3 years in a pre-sales position

  • Experience in developing enterprise class security architecture

  • Demonstrated technical leadership and ability to work as a team member

  • Knowledge of vulnerability and penetration testing

  • Knowledge of SDLC process

  • Knowledge of OWASP and top 20 threats

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills coupled with a strong interest in leading edge virtualization technologies

  • In-depth experience with encryption, authentication, intrusion detection, and firewall technologies

  • Excellent knowledge of enterprise security components and challenges

  • Excellent knowledge of virtualization, operating systems, information governance

  • Knowledge of virtual network gear, Software-Defined Network technology

  • Good understanding and support of Separation of Duties in regards to Dev, Test, Production

  • Auditing and Regulatory experience, including, but not limited to: SOC 1/ISAE 3402, SOC 2/ISAE 3400, ISO 270001, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, EU Privacy, NIS Directives, etc.

  • CISSP/ CISA certification or other related certification is highly desired


  • Minimum qualification of a BS in Information Systems, or Computer Science related degree required (or equivalent)

  • Knowledge of Virtualization Technologies

  • Awareness of identity management, and single sign on (e.g. SAML)

  • Knowledge of encryption technologies (data at rest and in motion), Cryptography (CAPI/JCE etc.) and Encryption SDK’s

  • Strong knowledge of security appliances (IDS/IPS/Firewalls/Anti-Virus/HSM)

  • Knowledge of SNMP, RMON, Logging, SCAP, SIEM and GRC systems

  • Experience with Python, C# .Net in a Linux Mono environment or Java/C++.

  • Knowledge of RDBMS - MS SQL, MySQL. MongoDB

  • Message queuing technologies - RabbitMQ is a plus

  • Knowledge of Web Application Servers such as JBOSS a plus.

  • Solid experience of Service Oriented Architecture concepts and Software Modularity

  • Understanding restful API and SOAP based web services

  • Software Design, Coding, Testing and Implementation Skills, including any of the following technologies: Web services (SOAP/WSDL), REST API, XML, HTTP.

  • Broad technical knowledge with a strong background in Software Development/Architecture

  • Ability to manage many streams of work across multiple teams toward a single goal

  • Flexible attitude and ability to meet deadlines under pressure

  • Good team work and clear understanding of how to get from designed solution to deployed solution

  • Good collaboration & communication skills, the ability to participate in an interdisciplinary team

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), as well as, solid documentation skills

  • Willingness and ability to rapidly learn new technologies and tool sets.

  • Excellent problem solving skills

Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery

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