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Network Security Consultant

Welcome to the modern employer NEC! We are looking for a driven and dynamic Network Security Consultant who will to join our EMEA Center of Excellence Team and help to drive sell-through opportunities across the Service Provider Accounts. The Network Security Consultant`s main mission will be to support the Sales organization in all technical matters regarding pre-sales, sales calls, and post-sales.
Here you not only get an insight into the very latest in Network security and 5G. You are one of the key players among the major players in the industry and get a deep dive into larger projects. For you with the broad experience in these domains in place, this can be a very exciting step in your career!

The person we are looking for;
  • Network Security Consultant with 5-10 years background in Telco markets focusing on tier 1 and 2 telco service provider customers in EMEA
  • Are currently or have previously worked in a pre-sales engineer role, managing end to end technical aspects of deals, through to technical closure.
  • Knowledge and Hands-on Experience of security products and technologies (e.g. Firewalls, IDS/IPS, DDoS, VPN)
  • Strong technical understanding of Telco Security use cases like  Enterprise IT/Data Center security, SecGW, CGNAT, Roaming Security, etc
  • Security Certification from Fortinet is preferred (At least NSE4/NSE5 level). The CISSP accreditation would also be beneficial
  • Should have strong presentation skills as well as excellent communication skills (verbal and in writing). Company language is English.
  • Can demonstrate your problem-solving skills and how this has impacted key wins within your current organisation.
  • A self-motivated, independent thinker

Job Description;
  • Being responsible to build technical material to support sales activities (slideware, solution brief, white papers, success stories) and perform pre-sales presentations for customers)
  • Operating in the Telco space, from the initial RFIs, through to RFPs & RFQs when required. This includes the project management and active participation in POCs in partnership with the relevant teams both internally and within the customer and/or technology partner.
  • Have the ability to listen and to understand the technical requirements of the customer, reading between the lines to build a solution that outperforms the competitor offering.
  • Be the primary technical point of contact for the customer(s) and partners in close collaboration with your technology partner.
  • Become a trusted advisor by proactively guide your customers with technical recommendations and best practices during implementation of the solution
  • Contribute project management for the roll out of network security projects, Track, manage and report on progress and P&L of project.
  • Manage and coordinate distributors/local partners/technology vendors to ensure the successful delivery according to project target agreement.
  • Provide face to face support to the customer to ensure targets are met.
  • Effectively disseminate product knowledge to the Sales Team
  • Analyse competitive solutions & provide competitive insight/positioning

To be successful in this job you should be self-motivated, proactive, structured and independent. This role is a part of an international team, and therefore there the role will require travel around EMEA Region. The location of this role is preferably Hungary. For the right candidate the location could be discussed. 

If you are a candidate who meets the above set of qualifications and looking to make an impact - we would like to hear from you as soon as possible. For any questions regarding the position please feel free to contact Mutlu Cadir, Head of Center of Excellence Team, +9 (0) 533 5985744

For more than a century, NEC has been at the leading edge of technology that enriches people's lives. With about 114 000 employees around the world and with the brand statement "Orchestrating a brighter world", NEC Group is focusing on Solutions for Society businesses that utilize the strengths of ICT to create the social value of safety, security, efficiency and equality that is necessary for people to live more prosperous lives. For further information about our company, please see more on our

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