Networks & Security Infrastructure Architect - Cloud & Hosting Leader

Reading, Berkshire
Competitive Salary + Benefits
10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Networks & Security Infrastructure Architect - UK Cloud & Hosting Leader
Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package

About Us:

We are a leading provider of Cloud Computing, Colocation underpinned by highly resilient networks that supports more than 4,000 mid-tier and enterprise customers from our 15 UK data centres.

Our services are powered by enterprise-class technology, delivered by exceptional engineers who create comprehensive and innovative hosting solutions that deliver value to our customers. Our consultative approach ensures we design and build flexibility within our delivery model.

The Networks & Security Infrastructure Architect Role:

Reporting to the Head of Connectivity Architecture the Lead Architecture Engineer is responsible for ensuring innovative and cutting-edge network and related security services are developed and offered to customers across multiple data centres. The Lead Architecture Engineer is also responsible for supporting the development of orchestration and automation of new propositions and services maximising provisioning speeds and self-service.

Regular travel will be required between Reading / London / Maidenhead / Milton Keynes / Croydon. 

Networks & Security Infrastructure Architect Required Experience:


+ Service Provider experience in leading, planning, designing and implementing projects
+ Previous Network and/or Security Engineer experience 
+ Linux hands-on experience with development experience in Python, Perl or equivalent
+ Hans-on experience with CyberSecurity with blue or red teaming, Penetration Testing, firewalling, encryption, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Threat Intelligence, Malware Protection or equivalent 
+ Experience with following network technologies SDN, MPLS, BGP, OSPF or equivalent 
+ Experience in Cloud Computing.
+ Experience of operating in virtual team environments.


+ Cisco ACI, Vmware, Hyper-V, OpenStack
+ Network certification Cisco, Juniper, F5, Checkpoint, HP, or equivalent 
+ Security certification OSCP, CEH or equivalent 
+ VMWare, Hyper-V, OpenStack qualifications 

Technical Education & Qualifications:


+ Minimum Degree level or equivalent in Network and/or Security Engineering or relevant discipline / proven equivalent working experience.
+ Minimum Higher / A level, or equivalent, in English. 
+ Full UK Driving Licence.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Cloud Solutions Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Cloud Cloud Solutions IT Consultant, Cloud Solutions Architect, Technical Consultant, Cloud Security Architect, Cloud Networks Architect, Senior Networks & Security Engineer.

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