Security Cleared (DV) Infrastructure and Networks Solutions Architect

Andover, Hampshire
up to £70,000 (fixed term) -12-24 months duration
16 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
Architecture (DV)
Clearance Level
Job Type

We are seeking experienced Security Cleared (DV) Infrastructure and Networks Solutions Architect who will work alongside a team of technical specialists in order to develop and maintain the secure hosting environment and supporting infrastructure.

Day to day duties will involve:

- Architect design solutions, formulate estimates and provide design expertise for new, and enhancements to existing, Infrastructure and network services, based on the prioritised business requirements.

- Produce and review relevant technical design documentation to support the Infrastructure, application platforms and networks.

- Provide ad hoc support to troubleshoot problems with Infrastructure and Networks within all environments.

- Produce network and infrastructure designs that comply with all Defence security and design standards.

-  Provide technical oversight and managed infrastructure and networks.

Essential Skills:
•Exceptional proven recent experience in the provision of technical solutions within a large disparate organisation.
•Minimum of 5 + Years recent experience working within a team of technical specialists providing design, installation and implementation of Data centres, DR sites, Remote access solutions and hosting.
•5 + Years recent experience as a Network Design Authority for large hosting environments or infrastructure projects.
•Extensive recent expert knowledge and experience with HP Proliant compute hardware, HP 3PAR storage systems and Cisco adaptive security appliances and switches.
•Proven recent experience of design and delivery of a Data Diode solution from low to high trust domains.
•Knowledge and demonstrated experience of delivering and managing PKI solutions within a highly secure environment.
•Expert knowledge and experience delivering secure VPN solutions using high grade crypto. e.g. L3 TRL Technology based solutions.
•Minimum 2+ years design and implementation experience of VMware NSX-v within a secure environment.
•Proven demonstrable experience in delivering accreditable infrastructure and networks solutions.
•Proven experience of providing network and infrastructure support to enable the delivery of an SIEM based solutions e.g. ArcSight.
•Extensive recent demonstrable experience of delivering secure multi-tier hosting platforms based on both Windows and Linux operating systems into secure SDDC based environments.
•Recent in depth knowledge and demonstrable experience of delivering solutions that include VMware NSX-v, SRM and vCloud suite.
•Experience designing and configuring solutions based on Cisco ASA, Source Fire IPDS and Cisco Nexus 5k and 7k security and networking technologies.
•Experience installing, configuring and running WAN QoS technologies
•Experience using WAN emulation technologies

•Work as a team within our organisation and other suppliers.

•Transparent & collaborative when making decisions.

•Has a no-blame culture and encourages people to learn from their mistakes.

•Previous experience of working within a Defence environment

 Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will have a valid security clearance or willing to undergo.

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