Network & Security Architect
Posted on12th October 2017
Salary/Rate£70000 - £75000 per annum
About this job.
The key responsibilities of the Domain Architect role are to become the recognised and consulted go-to for the architectural design and documentation to meet specific opportunities, problems or changes within the domain through the application of technology.
Day-to-day, the Domain Architect is responsible for:
*Maintaining specialist knowledge of the technologies and vendors for the Network and Security domain;
*Review and constantly improve current design to align it to current/future business needs and leading best practices;
*Reviewing/creating/maintaining all design documentation for the domain;
*Creating and constantly reviewing standards;
*Review, agree and approve all changes, deviations on customisations and architectural guidelines in the domain;
*Ensuring the changes align with the originating business objectives as well as supporting the delivery and operation;
*Contribute to conceptual architectures sessions with Enterprise Architects to shape the future infrastructure according to the business strategy for 5 -10 years;
*Working closely with the Service Managers to develop an intimate understanding of the business value chain and business processes within the domain;
*Actively supporting and consulting all projects within domain as a member of the Architecture Review Authority (ARB);
*Share the knowledge with Network and Security team members and participate in problem or incident management meetings.
*Experience in applying architectural principles into program delivery along with an awareness of modelling tools and architectural frameworks such as TOGAF and Zachman;
*Demonstrated business and commercial experience;
*Experienced with business change / transformation programmes;
*Understanding of agile methodology and the associated ways of working.
Essential domain specific requirements
*Relevant experience in a similar position within a large corporate environment;
*Extensive knowledge and practical design experience in:
*LAN: CISCO, Juniper, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP;
*WAN Optimisation and aggregation technologies;
*Load balancing technologies;
*Network Security and Information Security: DMZ, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Security;
*Service management/monitoring tools;
*Cloud connectivity (Office 365, SAS, Google, Azure);
*Excellent understanding of network operations;
*Attention to detail and excellent documentation skills;
*CISCO/Juniper Expert or Architect certification.
On offer is an attractive base salary couple with excellent benefits.
Please "click apply" to ensure a member of our team contacts you as soon as possible to discuss the role and your requirements in further detail.