Network Security Architect | 6 months+ | London | £550 per day

Network Security Architect should be able to design and deploy highly secure network for a hybrid environment using Native Microsoft Azure and Palo Alto technologies. Architect is also responsible to create a seamless Disaster Recovery solution considering key compliance guidelines such as GDPR.

Below are some of the technologies which are have proposed in this solution.

  • Microsoft Azure: Azure Express Route, Network Security Group, Network Watcher, Virtual Network, Security Centre, Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication, Privileged Identity Management, Compliance Manager
  • Palo Alto: NG Firewall, Evident, Panorama, Traps

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Candidate should have proven expertise in designing, implementing, and supporting large enterprise networks, working with customers to filter the technical requirements from business requirements.
  • Candidate should take ownership to ensure that solutions are delivered to specification from conception to operational hand-off, every time.
  • Must be able to work cross functionally across other technical functions within a customer engagement to collaboratively build cohesive solutions, proactively identify and resolve issues independently as well as report their progress.
  • Candidate should have strong hands-on technology experience building and running large scale, highly available systems handling high volume of sessions/transactions per day with low latency.
  • Should have strong understanding of public cloud architectures, technology, and deployments including Microsoft Azure.
  • Should have strong design experience in building large scale distributed Internet systems.
  • Deep experience in MPLS, MP-BGP, OSPF, RSVP, VRF’s, VLAN’s, VXLAN’s, datacentre networking, spine/leaf topologies.
  • Expert problem-solving skills and the ability to apply lessons learned and design patterns in architecture.
  • Strong experience in Application Delivery & Load Balancing methods and implementations.
  • Demonstrable practices in creating life cycle architecture documentation and building from documentation.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of routing, switching, wireless and network security.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP, IPv4 and IPv6, and common protocol operations.
  • Knowledge of stateful packet inspection, Palo Alto Firewalls, VPN’s and ACLs.
  • Extensive experience with Layer 2 protocols and associated enhancements (LACP, L2 ECMP, 802.1d/w/s, 802.1x, etc.)
  • Engage with leading IT suppliers/vendors to identify best-of-breed solutions as well as candidates for next generation solutions.
  • Engage engineering and operations teams as a technology SME and highest level of technical escalation
  • Ability to bring in the Analytics and Automation Solutions in Networking & Security area
  • Expertise in Palo Alto Security solution and compliance management


Please submit your details for more information about this opportunity.

Phone: 0207 265 7800                                                        Email: PCG@RedCat-Digital.com

Location: London

Start Date: ASAP

Day rate: £550 Per Day

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6 month contract, extendible

Location: London

Industry: Cyber Security

Network Security Architect | 6 months+ | London | £550 per day