SECURITY / CYBER-SECURITY SALES ENGINEER (F/T role, IL) for Global Cyber Security Leader

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Category: Information Technology

Industry: Technology / Information Security

Company: The Trevi Group

Salary: Lucrative base and bonus (225K+), plus comprehensive benefits and flexible WFH

Reference ID: HnjBaR

Date Posted: 06/12/2023


: Greater Chicago area, IL
Company: Global Leader in Security Solutions (OEM; public company)
Compensation: Lucrative base, bonus, generous 401K match, and great benefits
Position Type: Full-Time/Perm
Position ID: 1555

Explore a true career growth opportunity…..

One of clients has an outstanding opportunity for seasoned pre-sales oriented Security Sales Engineer. Our client is a global leader the cyber security industry (1B public company; OEM). They’ve developed security solutions designed to meet the needs of the most demanding F500 enterprise customers – to help protect them against disruptions in availability, performance, and security. Their solutions provide real-time, pervasive visibility, detection and mitigation to address the challenges of a constantly changing threat landscape.

The Role:
What they are looking for is a Security Sales Engineer to work with Enterprise Customers in the Central Region to handle pre-sales engineering as well as proof of concepts (PoC). This role is for a technical resource that can position, design and implement solutions and demonstrate their extensive capabilities in order to help close potential sales. It is a dynamic and exciting role. The ideal candidate will be a subject matter experts in a wide range of security disciplines including DDoS and NDR.

Exciting benefits of this position...

  • Join a solid/growing and innovative 1B+ industry leader in the security space
  • Focused on the latest innovative security technologies and solutions.
  • Unlimited career growth, working with the most talented security professionals in the industry
  • Lucrative compensation, long term incentives, great benefits, generous 401K match, and work from home flexibility


  • Must have 5+ years experience in pre-sales engineering – with experience in NDR and DDoS solutions for enterprise clients
  • Must have a good understanding of most of the following:
    • today’s modern security landscape, NDR XDR, EDR, SOAR, BGP FlowSpec
    • MITRE ATT&CK framework
    • Experience with any of the following: ExtraHop, Stealthwatch, Vectra AI, Darktrace, RSA NetWitness, CoreLight, Netscout nGenius or ISNG,  BackTrack, Kali, HPING, ZAP, tcpreplay, CVE, VirusTotal, Wireshark, AlienVault, Cyber Kill Chain, Mitre Framework, STIX/TAXII, IOC’s. IP TCP UDP, NetFlow, LAN / WAN 
    • network security, cloud security, trend analysis, Kills Chains, Packet Analysis / Sniffer, Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) like Threat Quotient
    • Hands on technical experience with Incident Response (IR)
  • Must have excellent communications skills, customer facing skills, and great teaming skills.
  • Must be able to travel approximately up to 20% (within the region).

If this sounds like you, Contact me.

Karel Lukas, Managing Partner
The Trevi Group
karel@thetrevigroup (dot) com

If this position is not the right match for you... then who comes to mind that should hear about it. Any recommendations you provide will be tagged confidentially with your name so that if we place that person within one year, we will send you a $1,000 Amex Gift Card to thank you for your help. Just know that when we contact people that you recommend to us, we contact them confidentially and never mention your name. You referrals are handled in a completely confidential manner.

The Trevi Group is part of the MRI Network, a leading global search firm with over 400 offices worldwide that has been recognized by FORBES as one of the Best Executive Search Firms. Since 2008, we've been helping companies hire engineers, architects, and leadership in the IT industry.


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