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Job Title: Senior Security Architect
Location: Basingstoke

We are looking to hire a Senior Security Architect, based in Bristol and covering customers solutions both on-site and within the group’s infrastructure.

Your Responsibilities:

To design and implement complex solutions, utilising industry-recognised and vendor best practices of the highest standard.
To ensure that implementation and support issues are appropriately progressed in a timely manner.
To maintain appropriate product certifications and an appropriate skill level and awareness of new products and product releases.
Provide 4th line escalation support both in and out of office hours to diagnose, rectify and mitigate security incidents.
To ensure that requests for technical support, troubleshooting and fault diagnosis are serviced in a timely manner and where applicable, within Service Level Agreement timescales.
To ensure that appropriate escalation processes are adhered to and that the management and customers are fully updated on the status of ongoing problems and escalations.
To act as an authoritative security expert across the group for all direct and in-direct customer accounts
To provide technical knowledge transfer to Network Operations Centre and support staff in order to ensure smooth transition from projects into production.
Provide periodic technical assistance to Pre-Sales.
Must have excellent telephone manner and be able to explain complex technical diagnosis over the telephone.
Acts as the lead security expert for the group company.
Will be a personable, presentable individual who can demonstrate the technical and personal competencies required to support a varying number of new and emerging technology areas.
Have experience of designing and implementing security solutions using Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto, and Forcepoint hardware and architecture concepts.

Expert Knowledge of at least two of the following subjects:

Service provider MPLS
Cloud virtualisation
System engineering
Network security.

Expert knowledge of security principles and firewall techniques:
Juniper SRX both physical and virtualisation
Palo Alto both physical and virtualisation
Cisco ASA 5508x – 5545x including Firepower
Forcepoint both physical and virtualisation

Mandatory Skills Required:

Show demonstrable experience of designing network and security solutions and delivering those designs throughout the project lifecycle.
Show demonstrable design experience in proposing and utilising Software Defined Network solutions.
Adaptable, used to working to tight time scales, motivated to manage own time, works well on own and with a team.
Have excellent written and presentation skills.
Strong project management skills, ability to multitask on complex and large projects
Have excellent written and presentation skills
Have obtained SC clearance or be eligible to apply for SC clearance.
Degree in Computer Science or Cyber Security (desirable)

It would be highly advantageous if the candidate possessed any of the following vendor certifications:

Cisco CCIE/CCNP Security
Palo Alto CNSE
Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching
CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional

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