Network & Security Technical Architect

Newtownabbey, County Antrim
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Network & Security Technical Architect

Location: Newtownabbey

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

About the role

Capita requires a Network & Security Technical Architect, to work within the CMITS Network and Security Services Team. This key role will be responsible for the design and architecture of customer networks in regards to network security platforms & services. The role requires the individual to work with internal Capita teams in regards to new bids, pre-sales, delivery and IT Security. The N&S TA is responsible for the design, documentation and costing of solutions for new or existing customers. This is a customer facing role so experience of pre-sales activity is required. Excellent written and vocal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are a must.

About Capita | Managed IT Solutions

Capita Managed IT Solutions is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are a leading IT services company that provides cloud based and infrastructure services to public, private and third sector organisations and specialist managed IT services in the education, government, utilities and charities sectors.

We work in partnership with our customers to gain a deep understanding of their organisation and then create a technology strategy to support transformation, drive operational efficiency and reduce costs. Making IT work better for customers is our ultimate goal.

Your experience will include:

  • Strong experience of design and architecture of Enterprise class Network & Security Solutions

  • Vast knowledge of Network & Security Technologies including:

    • Firewalls
    • Networking (LAN, WAN, Wireless LAN)
    • Cloud Security
    • Web & Mail Filtering
    • Load Balancing & WAF
    • DDOS Mitigation
    • SIEM
    • Cisco Accreditations (for example CCNA/CCDA/CCNP)
  • Experience designing highly available data centre network infrastructure.

  • Appreciation and knowledge of IT Security & Compliance standards (PCI-DSS, GDPR, ISO 27000)

  • Experience/Accreditation in IT security and network management products.

  • Proven ability in working unsupervised towards agreed targets.

  • Motivated in the design of solutions to complex problems within tight timescales.

  • Motivated to stay up to date with current trends in Network Security.

  • Experience in responding to bid and tender proposals.

  • Experience in technical pre-sales.

  • Excellent written and vocal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work well within a fast moving technical team.

  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK.

  • Flexibility

Desirable Experience

  • CCIE Certification.

  • Checkpoint CCSE or CCSA Certification.

  • Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto and FortiNet Firewall technologies.

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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