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Network Security Solutions Architect | London | to £80,000

Job Title: Network Security Solutions Architect | London | to £80,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus+Bens
REF: NW/11971_1518435762
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Network Security Solutions Architect | London | £70,000 - £80,000

This role serves as the key technical thought leader for network & security projects, technical architecture, and new product evaluations. This position designs and provides expert level guidance across the enterprise for all network and security technologies, assuring compliance with company policies, standards and procedures.

Key Responsibilities include:
*Ensure adherence to standards and influence solutions towards the Infrastructure future state model.
*Keeping up to date with business road maps, technology road maps and feeding wider business requirements into central infrastructure and engineering teams.
*Analysis of service related trends and recommendation of technology change or improvements that better fit business needs.
*Working with implementation teams to ensure that delivered solutions match customer requirements
*Any other tasks to ensure successful delivery of all Network Engineering Projects
*Coach and mentor system engineers across Technology who are at a more junior level. Ensure that my own team's designs are of a high quality and understand the impacts to any other areas of infrastructure.
*Keep my technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies, understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and wider business
*Introduce automation to all aspects of my day to day work.

Key Technical Skills include:
*Deep technical knowledge of Firewalls Platforms and Technologies, including build/configuration of some of the following Palo Alto and Cisco ASA/FirePower
*Advanced levels of VPN experience along with associated technologies and protocols
*Excellent technical knowledge of OSI network topologies, troubleshooting and design
*Threat prevention and detection techniques
*Load balancing & Global/DNS balancing technologies - F5
*Cisco/Arista switches deployed in Spine/Leaf topology
*Experience designing and deploying solutions for large, complex global organisations
*Ability to produce and maintain high quality HLD/LLD and Standards documentation

What's Offered in return;

*A basic salary of between £75,000, plus a company bonus
*Flexible working and working from home
*Excellent pension, life assurance and flexible benefits
*Challenging projects, a great team and significant career development opportunities.
*Significant opportunities for technical and professional development - this organisation invests heavily in it's employees and pays for external training, certifications & qualifications, tech meet-ups, conferences and more

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.