Presales Cyber Security Technical Architect

Permanent contract

Bangalore/ Remote


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Business — Sales

Business industry


Minimum level of education required

Engineering Degree

Minimum level of experience required

10 years and more

Contractual hours

Full time


Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Job description


AKKA & Modis offers comprehensive and seamless solutions connecting IT specialists and tech experts to the businesses. The boundaries between the three specialist sectors – IT, Engineering and Life Sciences – are dissolving. These areas will continue to converge as a new era of smarter devices, smarter cities, and smarter industries evolves. Digital innovation is revolutionizing the world of work.


It's AKKA & Modis’ mission to assist its customers with IT specialists and tech experts in driving tangible business outcomes in this digitally transformed world, reduce costs, accelerate time-to-market and take advantage of external expertise, assets and intellectual property. This is delivered by a network of up to 35,000 skilled colleagues & consultants speaking more than 20 languages. With our local market knowledge, delivery centers and global presence, AKKA & Modis can collaborate to improve all aspects of IT processes, services, applications and infrastructure, agile teams mobilized on projects or tailored solutions.


AKKA & Modis has approximately a total revenue of 4 Bn EUR and it is present in more than 25 countries.


The Presales Security technical architect will be responsible for providing technical solution for infrastructure, application and network security technologies. This associate will be developing solutions and offerings related to security technologies in association with relevant technical SMEs across EUC, data center, cloud, database, network, applications etc. In addition, he / she will also provide SME support for proposals and engage with internal and external stakeholders as part of pre-sales activities.


Main tasks include specifically:

Ideate and develop new solutions and offerings
Build capability decks, sales kits, battle cards, sizing tools, whitepapers
Work with marketing team for internal and external marketing of solutions and offerings
Provide enablement sessions for internal teams such as sales and delivery
Work with relevant OEM and MSP to enhance existing capabilities and develop new capabilities
Work with internal teams to develop integrated / cross-connected offerings
Support analyst, advisor and intermediary capability briefings
Support pre-sales activities as a SME for proposal support, client discussions etc
Report to Pre-sales and solutions practice lead



Required skills

Good experience in developing solutions and / or delivering enterprise grade advanced network and security solutions (WAF, IDS/IPS, Firewall/VPN, Security Incident & Event Management, Data Loss Prevention, Web Application Scanner) for global clients
Good experience or Understanding with Application security, Penetration Testing, OWASP, exploits, vulnerabilities, and attack detection signatures
Good experience & understanding of web application firewall (WAF) concepts and technologies
Familiarity with at least one of the cloud computing platforms like AWS, Azure, Softlayer, Google will be added advantage
Good to have industry recognized security certifications (CISSP, GCIH, CEH, AWS Solution architect, MCSA, CCNA etc.)
Good relationship with leading OEMs and service providers are added advantage
Ability to engage with clients, advisors, analysts and intermediaries on relevant discussions
Work experience with US / Europe clients is added advantage
Ability to engage with clients, advisors, analysts and intermediaries on relevant technology discussions
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to focus on client needs with a commitment to quality and ontime delivery.
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Ability to identify and resolve problems through recommending and implementing creative solutions.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Flexibility to undertake domestic and internal short-term travels for business purposes

Required experience

·       Showcases minimum 12 - 15 years of demonstrated experience

·       Experience in working with leading IT service providers

·       Experience in working with leading OEM and MSPs

·       Experience supporting internal and external stakeholders across different countries

Previous supervisory experience is highly desirable.

Required education

Bachelor’s degree in science / engineering

Equivalent combination of post-high school education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

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