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Federal Field CISO

  • Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Federal Field CISO. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies to promote our cybersecurity solutions to the Federal Government. This role will require a deep understanding of cybersecurity, cloud architectures, and zero-trust networks, as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with key government stakeholders.


  • Develop comprehensive pre-sales security strategies tailored to the Federal Government's needs.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key government stakeholders to understand their security needs and propose appropriate solutions.

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Collaborate with the sales team to provide technical expertise and security solutions during the pre-sales process.

  • Attend industry events and conferences to promote our cybersecurity solutions.

  • Position security audits and assessments to help customers identify risks and formulate multi-year maturity strategies.

  • Provide strategic advice on security best practices and potential security enhancements.

  • Collaborate with the pre-sales and technical teams to ensure the proposed solutions meet the client's needs and comply with federal cybersecurity regulations.

  • Stay updated on the latest commercial and Federal industry trends, threats, and security technologies.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in security strategy development and implementation, preferably within the Federal Government.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience with Google Cloud, Azure, or AWS.

  • Top Secret with the ability to meet SCI requirements

  • Proven experience with zero-trust and cloud security architectures.

  • Strong understanding of federal regulations related to cybersecurity.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent negotiation and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex security concepts to non-technical staff.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or similar certification is preferred.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Practical experience in security operations

    • Practical experience in performing or managing security audits and assessments

    • Experience in selling enterprise security software solutions

    CDW Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    Job ID: CDW-24000832
    Employment Type: Full Time

    Perks and Benefits

    • Health and Wellness

      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Life Insurance
      • Short-Term Disability
      • Long-Term Disability
      • FSA With Employer Contribution
      • HSA With Employer Contribution
      • Fitness Subsidies
      • On-Site Gym
      • Mental Health Benefits
    • Parental Benefits

      • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Work Flexibility

      • Remote Work Opportunities
      • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Office Life and Perks

      • Commuter Benefits Program
      • Happy Hours
      • Snacks
      • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Vacation and Time Off

      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Holidays
      • Personal/Sick Days
      • Leave of Absence
      • Volunteer Time Off
    • Financial and Retirement

      • 401(K)
      • 401(K) With Company Matching
      • Stock Purchase Program
      • Performance Bonus
    • Professional Development

      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Learning and Development Stipend
      • Promote From Within
      • Access to Online Courses
      • Lunch and Learns
      • Internship Program
      • Leadership Training Program
    • Diversity and Inclusion

      • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
      • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
      • Woman founded/led

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