Security Solutions Architect

Job Description

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Job Summary:

As part of the MANA Networks organization, an Ericsson Security Solutions Architect will support, drive and participate in customer engagements and related industry discussions that require expertise in multiple security domains.  This individual will ensure that projects are completed according to Ericsson standards and customer requirements, while being mindful of industry trends and regulations. The architect will work closely with the customer to be able to propose improvements and identify new business opportunities related to security within service provider, IT and commercial cloud environments, among others.  The architect may also work with government agencies, standards bodies, industry committees and similar groups in helping to further work in the field of security, while providing proper representation of Ericsson’s high standards. 

Engagement opportunities or areas of focus will primarily include:

  • RAN & Core Network security, spanning 3G, 4G and 5G infrastructure

Additional areas of focus may include:

  • Security, risk and/or vulnerability assessments and compliance
  • Security operations, management and monitoring
  • Cloud and virtualization security
  • IoT security and related considerations
  • Data privacy considerations and assessments
  • Network security architecture, design and optimization
  • 3rd party security product integration and advisory services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver quality security advisory services, managing risk, workload and time across multiple assignments
  • Develop or recommend security capabilities and enhancements, share project learning and contribute to thought leadership activities.  Develop and update collateral such as whitepapers, webinars, presentations, etc
  • Contribute to and create RFP responses, solution documents, questionnaires, customer presentations and related documents
  • Contribute to business development efforts and continuously identify and qualify profitable business and add-on opportunities in the area of security consulting, system integration and advisory services
  • Analyze customer offerings, market scenarios and go to market strategies related to security technology and operations.
  • Work seamlessly with customers, Ericsson security SME's, Product Managers and Project Managers to deliver quality projects and expand the Ericsson Networks business



  • Experience working with large scale business processes, architectures and organizations (enterprise, service provider, critical infrastructure, etc)
  • Comprehensive understanding of mobile networks and preferably expertise in at least one of RAN, Core or Management/Operations domains
  • Familiarity with security scanning tools (Nessus, CIS-CAT, OpenVAS, WebInspect, AppScan, etc).
  • Proficiency with multiple platforms including Windows, UNIX, Linux and experience in hardening, auditing and securing those platforms, especially with scripting and automation tools
  • Experience with open source and proprietary cloud and virtualization technologies (OpenStack, Docker, Azure, AWS, Helion, vCloud, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience in security auditing and assessments of various types (vulnerability, network, process, policy, risk, etc)
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP and L2/L3 LAN/WAN administration/concepts
  • Consultant is expected to hold and maintain one or more current security certifications commensurate with experience and area of focus (e.g. Security+, SSCP, CISSP, CEH, CISM, CISA, etc)


Core Competences:

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
  • Experience in a delivery role in a complex and integrated environment
  • Strong business development skills, entrepreneurial tendencies, and adaptability especially in “greenfield” accounts and scenarios
  • Strong interpersonal skills, adapting to a variety of customer and cultural environments
  • Good presentation and written skills and ability to convey key messages and customer value in a very convincing manner
  • High integrity and objectivity
  • Focused on delivering results and exceeding customer expectations  


  • At least 3 years of experience in Security Consulting, IT Security or Network Security industry, having proven experience in complex transformational projects and security engagements
  • At least 3 years of experience within the telecom or network industry (may overlap with above)
  • Moderate travel may be required, including possibility for international engagements
  • Must have ability to travel freely throughout North America (no visa restrictions)

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Plano || SalesStratMkt&ComMgt

Req ID: 289803