Lead Technical Designer - Network Security

Join a large multinational company's network team as their security lead | CheckPoint, Cisco ISE, F5

Your new company
Join a multinational engineering, architectural design, project management and consulting services company with over 18,000 employees across the world.

Your new role
As a Lead Technical Designer, you will join the network security engineering team to provide solution architecture expertise based on best practice to maintain, develop, and mature numerous products. As the specialist in your trade, you will be one of the accountable SME resources responsible for new and existing products. This involves selecting, designing, documenting, and implementing new solutions and retrofitting improvements to existing environments. Providing SME support to the operations team is also required for complex issues.

An important part of this role will be to challenge the normal approach and provide alternatives for improvement.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of Security reference architectures and standards.
  • Support and work with the Director of Network Services to build out a roadmap for Security infrastructure services.
  • Assessment of business-critical technologies for security vulnerabilities and improvements
  • Provide best practice remediation recommendations to address security flaws identified
  • Producing Security designs to meet business needs and following the current standards.
  • Maintaining Security standards to ensure they continue to meet best practice guidelines.
  • Keeping up to date on Security trends and developments and identifying how they could benefit the company.
  • Analysing Security products and technologies and making recommendations to influence technical direction.
  • You will be result oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment, and responsibility, the expectation is that involving an architect in a project is a guarantee of obtaining positive outcomes.
  • Working with the Security Operations team to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Providing change sign off for complex changes.
  • Able to resolves complex network architecture/incident issues
  • Lead on multiple large complex projects and support in the implementation

What you'll need to succeed
  • Good experience of network technologies in a global business.
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and communication, both verbal and written, skills
  • English at a near-native level.
  • Able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of Security concepts.
  • A passion for Security and staying abreast of new developments.
  • Experience in taking a requirement through analysis, solution design, testing, deployment and hand-over to an operations team for BAU support.
  • Good understanding of Cybersecurity NIST and SABSA framework
    • F5 LTM, ASM, APM (required)
    • Checkpoint Firewalls (required)
    • Cisco ISE (required)
    • Cisco ASA Firewalls
    • VMWARE NSX advance security features - Firewall, advanced load balancer,
    • Software defined Datacentre
    • Netscaler
    • Remote Access
    • Awareness of Zscaler
    • Awareness of Firemon
    • Awareness of SIEM
    • AAA ( Cisco ISE / MS NPS )
    • VPN
  • Have an established career and plenty of experience in information security in a global business
  • Detailed hands-on experience of design, configuration and management covering several of the following technical areas in a global organization:
  • Behavioural Competencies:
    • Proven experience in delivering process efficiencies and improvements.
    • Ability to build and maintain efficient working relationships with remote teams.
    • Demonstrate ability to take ownership of and accountability for relevant products and services.
    • Ability to plan, prioritise and complete your own work, whilst remaining a team player.
    • Willingness to engage with and work in other technologies.
What you'll get in return
The salary package is somewhat negotiable, please get in touch to learn more.

In addition to salary, you can expect a wide range of flexible benefits like pension and life assurance and the ability to buy up to 15 days of extra holiday.

You will have the flexibility to tailor your benefits package to suit your personal circumstances.

Things such as professional accreditation, company supported training, flexible working and career opportunities are key benefits of working here.

We try to make it as easy as possible to balance home and work commitments, so we offer flexible working for our people when business needs allow it. This may include job-sharing, sabbatical or career break options, part-time, term-time or home working.

We support volunteer days in the UK. You can take up to two days each year to take part in fundraising activities, carry out community work or whatever is close to your heart.

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Job Type
Working Pattern
Technology & Internet Services
Cyber Security

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Natalie Till, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Manchester
4th Floor, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza

Telephone: +44 333 010 5922

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