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Cloud Cyber Security Sales Specialist

Date:  Oct 15, 2021

Virtual Office, GB

Requisition ID:  29653

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.

About the Opportunity

There has never been a better and more exciting time to join Avaya. We are a recognized global market leader in delivering innovative, next-generation Customer Experience and Digital Transformation cloud based communications solutions. 

Avaya’s cloud solutions enable Customers to evolve, augment, federate and simplify via cloud communication and collaboration applications for Unified Communications, Video Collaboration and Contact Centers.
As an Avaya Cloud Cyber Security Sales Specialist, you will be responsible for providing cloud security consulting, technical and sales support, and leadership for major account opportunities throughout all phases of the sales cycle for cloud deals. Your focus will be to ensure the Avaya cloud solutions we propose to our Customers satisfy and meet our Customers’ security requirements and policies.

About the Responsibilities

Operates as a customer-facing resource representing the Avaya cloud security posture throughout all phases of the sales cycle for cloud deals and provides Avaya cloud security consulting, technical and sales support, and leadership for major account opportunities. Accountable for assigned revenue target/quota related to Avaya cloud deals. Consults with the customer or partner to discover issues and understand cloud security requirements; translates needs into fit for purpose Avaya cloud security designs/solutions. Applies knowledge of industry and product roadmaps and expertise with large enterprise security architectures and requirements to achieve trusted advisor status with account team and customer/partner. Delivers in-depth Avaya cloud security presentations to senior-level customers, partners, and prospects. Leads whiteboard discussions linked to specific customer/partner security needs. Handles security aspects of demos, trials, and proofs-of-concepts to customers, partners and prospects. Leads knowledge transfer sessions to educate the field, customers, and partners with the latest Avaya cloud security posture. Responsible for maintaining deep expertise on Avaya cloud security posture. Must maintain a strong understanding of the competitive marketplace and customer demand with respect to cloud security. Must maintain all relevant security certifications. Publishes white papers, design guides, and technical articles for internal or external use. Uses social media to communicate Avaya cloud security content. Participates regularly as lead speaker at internal, customer and partner events.

About the Requirements

  • Experience: 5+ years related experience.
  • Affinity with Unified Communications or Contact Center solutions.
  • Has experience with security designs for large scale and complex (communication) system architectures, applications, customers, partners and implementations.
  • Experienced in selling and positioning of security solutions in a high touch, large enterprise consultative selling environment.
  • Formal security consulting and design experience is desirable. 


Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).