Cloud Security Architect

at Check Point Software Technologies
Published September 16, 2023
Location Minneapolis, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Your Team

As the world's leading vendor of Cyber Security, facing the most sophisticated threats and attacks, we've assembled a global team of the most driven, creative, and innovative people. At Check Point, our employees are redefining the security landscape by meeting our customers' real-time needs and providing our cutting-edge technologies and services to an ever-growing customer base.

Check Point Software Technologies has been recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Places to Work three years in a row (2020, 2021, 2022), ranking among the top 50 companies across the globe in the IT category. Check Point has also been named to Forbes' list of World's Top Female-Friendly Companies. If you want to make the world a safer place and join an award-winning company culture - you belong with us.

Your Impact & Responsibilities

* Work closely with the sales teams and partners to identify CloudGuard opportunities in existing and prospect accounts
* Work with cloud, devops and devsecops leaders in existing and new clients to define new strategies, and develop and communicate CloudGuard's value propositions
* Demonstrate how the CloudGuard portfolio can help keep organizations safe from threats and protect their data and cloud workloads
* Work closely with account teams, customers and partners to educate them on how the CloudGuard family of security solutions can solve the technical, operational and business challenges that many organizations face
* Drive meetings with potential and existing customers to identify their cloud related needs and problems and provide appropriate CloudGuard solutions
* Address technical questions, offer insight into best practices and manage Proof-of-Concepts
* Active participation in cybersecurity events, blogs, whitepapers
* Respond to RFI's & RFP's
* Define cloud information security strategies, including guiding principles and future state vision, ensuring that the strategic objectives are aligned with business goals
* Assessment of security architecture, analysis of issues and development of recommended course of corrective action


Your Knowledge & Skills

* 5+ plus years of engineering and pre-sales experience
* Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills required to conduct technology and risk assessments, gap analysis, identifying (re)engineering or (re)architecting initiatives
* Eagerness to contribute autonomously and in a team-oriented environment across an assigned region of the United States (Travel 10% to 20%)
* Good understanding of public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP), typical deployment scenarios, automation/orchestration and multi-cloud deployments
* Understanding of container and serverless architectures
* Ability to create an end-to-end cloud security solution for a customer's environment
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Relevant certifications highly preferred, e.g. CCNP / CISSP/ CCSA / CCSE / CCVSE
* Strong experience in technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement enterprise programs
* Effective time management skills by completing assignments within budgets and calendar schedules; identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability
* Proven track record in defining and implementing cyber risk management structures, governance models, organizational transformations in the areas of cyber security management
* Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship from an employer now or in the future
* If this sounds like an ideal role for you then why wait? Apply now!

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