Job: Information Security Solutions Architect

Job Title: Information Security Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Infosecarchitect
Contact Name: Adam Straker
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Information Security Solutions Architect plus car allowance/ car

We have a requirement for an experienced Information Security Solutions Architect to work for my client in the Nottingham area.  The Information Security Solutions Architect will be expected to design and deploy new generation security solutions.

The Security Solutions Architect will practice a consultative approach, helping clients understand their current security posture, risks and threat vectors. Subsequently they will work with the client and technical teams to help develop mitigation strategies and solutions to address the evolving Cyber Threat landscape. They will also have an appreciation of industry and regulatory legislation against which clients have to protect their networks and information. 

The Security SA will be have an appreciation of interdependent technologies such as LAN, WAN, WLAN, Data Centre Load Balancing and preferably have some experience in Routing/Switching disciplines. 

The Security SA will have a detailed understanding of the following aspects of network security: 

NGFW / IPS/ IDS / Endpoint Protection 

Hybrid Security Solutions (i.e. Cloud & On Premise) 

Advanced Malware Protection / Sandboxing technologies 

New Generation Threat mitigation techniques and technologies (i.e. Ransomware / DDOS)

VPN & AuthenticationTechnologies 

SIEM & Incident Management techniques / Software 

Optimisation and Analysis Software (i.e. Tufin/Skybox) 

Vulnerability Management (SW/HW) 

Specialisation in the Cisco and Fortinet portfolio of products and services is desirable as well as an appreciation of other security vendors (eg: Juniper / Checkpoint / Forcepoint) in order to provide clients with a balanced view of security vendor options and benefits. 

This role is both a presales and delivery role. As such the SA must possess excellent client facing skills and the ability to communicate security concepts at all levels. The combined role affords the opportunity to deliver the full project lifecycle from pre sales design to implementation, testing and handover and to work as part of a large professional services consultancy team. 

Skills Knowledge & Experience:
Extensive knowledge of the design and implementation of Cisco and Fortinet security products and Services. 

Professional certification is essential in vendor product: i.e. Cisco CCDP / CCNP-Sec, Fortinet NSE accreditation.