Field CISO

United Kingdom

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Cohesity is on a mission to radically simplify how organizations manage their data to unlock limitless value. We make it easy to back up, manage and derive value from data while protecting data against ransomware attacks. At Cohesity, we’re encouraged to think big and we take on dynamic goals that require innovative thinkers. Obsession with our customers keeps us humble and drives us to keep learning.

We’ve been named a Leader by multiple analyst firms, and are prominently featured in the Forbes Cloud 100 and CRN’s Coolest Cloud companies.

Field CISO  - United Kingdom

Location:  United Kingdom   (remote)

About This Role

A Field CISO  is an architect-level role focused on ensuring the best design & integration of Cohesity technology for large, enterprise customers and those with demanding use cases.  The mission of this role is to ensure the customer's technical requirements are …

  • Explored, understood, and captured to ensure that the proposed architecture will meet their needs
  • Translated into solutions that will be successfully implemented and that will ensure repeat business


This position needs to be an expert on the core Cohesity product capabilities. Expertise in data centre design and practices -- as well as data protection, distributed systems, and solutions at web scale -- are essential.



  • Present Cohesity technology (deep dive) to customer technical leaders/experts and explain how it is applied in various use-cases/scenarios
  • Conduct discovery workshops with the customer to identify business objectives, document use cases/requirements, and operational constraints
  • Develop high-level architectural alternatives, review with customers, and deliver (written) design plans to meet the customer's needs (especially “at scale”) and includes considerations of special phases of the project (e.g. migration, operational cut-over) for Cohesity implementation teams to follow
  • Help plan and conduct technical demos and Proof of Concepts (POCs) with the account SE
  • Provide technical information for RFPs/RFIs
  • Provide technical review for all account team proposals
  • Liaison with Product Management and Engineering to represent customer/field requirements and resolve specific issues
  • Act as technical point of escalation for all architectural and design decisions



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in IT
  • Experience in these technical areas required
    • Storage, Backup, Virtualization, Linux CLI
    • Additional experience highly desirable:
      • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuance
      • Database Protection and Recovery
      • Distributed Systems
      • Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)
      • Layer 2 Networking and Firewalls
      • Scripting / Automation
      • Visio or equivalent application
  • Excellent communication and project-related skills are also required
    • Strong verbal communication/presentation skills
    • Strong written skills and the ability to create documentation
    • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
    • The ability to work cross-functionally and run meetings to achieve a plan
    • The ability to manage projects and to drive to a deadline


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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEOE)

Cohesity is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law. 

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Cohesity requires all employees who enter its U.S. offices to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and to provide documented proof thereof. Cohesity will comply with applicable law regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals who are not vaccinated because of a sincerely held religious belief, disability or medical condition. This vaccination requirement does not apply to employees who work remotely and do not enter Cohesity offices.

Job region: Europe
Job country: United Kingdom
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