Deloitte Sales Engineer Application Security in Chicago, Illinois
Sales Engineer - Application Security -Hybrid Operate
Are you interested in improving the cyber and organizational risk profiles of leading companies? Do you want to be involved in designing application security focused Cyber security solutions for our clients? Are you excited about shaping security requirements and solutions for clients based on rapidly changing technology advancements, emerging regulatory and compliance requirements, and the fast-paced nature of security threats?
If yes, then Deloitte's Hybrid Operate Sales Engineering team could be the place for you! Deloitte is looking for a top-performing Sales Engineer to help grow its Application Security solution within our Hybrid Operate Cyber & Strategic Risk Practice.
Deloitte's Hybrid Operate Application Security Solution helps clients with significant enterprise resource planning (ERP), cloud, and application transaction processing environments to promote the integrity, compliance, and operation of the data and transactions across the enterprise application ecosystem and within related business processes.
Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping cyber initiatives today. Deloitte's Hybrid Operate business is passionate about making an impact with lasting change for our clients. Delivering our industry leading services requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the undisputed integrated cyber security services leader and managed services provider helping to transform the application security services marketplace. Our team is client focused and mission driven. As a Sales Engineer, you'll work with our diverse team of passionate professionals to help solve some of today's toughest challenges to enable our clients to achieve business growth and manage risk.
The Sales Center of Excellence (COE) supports Deloitte's businesses in uncovering, nurturing, and closing sales opportunities. Working hand-in-hand with Partners, Principals and Managing Directors, these executives focus their highly skilled efforts in securing relationships with qualified targets and decision makers to uncover opportunities, develop effective sales strategies, manage the pursuit process and act as a key advisor to the pursuit team throughout the sales process.
Work you'll do
As a Sales Engineer you will be on the forefront of client solution and service design within our Application Security Hybrid Operate Program. You should possess a deep understanding of application security. Experience with the sales and pursuit process is critical for this role as is the ability to assess client needs for optimal service recommendations for the near-term and long-term.
Sales Engineering responsibilities include:
Collaborate with the solution offering leadership, sales executive, and other SMEs to:
Serve as a sales engineer proficient in application security to support account teams with pursuits
Work with practice leadership and stakeholders regarding the sales engineering services and offerings available from Deloitte's Application Security Hybrid Operate practice.
Advise account teams regarding the technical approach of the response by taking ownership of the solution description and usage and composition of assets within a solution
Technically qualify opportunities as they progress in the sales process.
Ensure the client's technical needs are being met with proposed solutions and services.
Participate in development and delivery of client pursuit materials such proposals, RFP responses, statements of work, discussion decks, as well as execution of sales/pursuit meetings
Assist with quality and risk reviews of pursuit materials and pricing processes.
Determine scope of services for pursuits based on client proposals or conversations
Create client pursuit materials in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to share Deloitte's capabilities, experience, and qualifications
Manage technical scoping and solution communications with account teams, vendors, 3rd party service providers, Deloitte leadership, and client personnel, where needed, during the pursuit process
Act as the primary technical interface between the engagement team service leads for all in-scope services
Identify and develop opportunities to provide new and expanded services
Demonstrate ability to manage multiple pursuits across the Application Security service offering
Seek opportunities and offer guidance on how to improve the sales methodology including owning and driving internal improvement initiatives
Prepare, produce, and deliver materials used for reporting on opportunities and sales
Analyze opportunity and sales data for insights and trends to shape future solution design
Analyze complex issues to determine impact and to suggest alternative solutions based on client needs and objectives
7+ years performing sales engineering on application security service offerings or products.
Ability to translate client requirements into solution design that can be delivered by the Application Security Hybrid Operate team
Highly proficient in Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Deep knowledge of Application Security, Controls and Compliance
Basic knowledge in system security architecture and security solutions
Travel required up to 50%, varying based on client coverage
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Strong understanding of application security offerings, tools, and products.
Bachelor of Science with a concentration in computer science, information systems, information security, cloud security, identity, decision sciences, risk management, engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial) or other business/technology disciplines or equivalent work experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Creative design skills across Microsoft application suite
Self-motivated to improve knowledge and skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.