Technical Network Architect

Job title: Network Architect

Location: Hertfordshire

Contract: 6 months+

Rate: £700 - £750 per day inside ir35

DV security clearance is required for this role

I am looking for a Network Architect for a client of mine who are an IT Systems Integrator operating within the UK defence sector

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of end-to-end solution/technical design, ensuring alignment with the strategic technical architecture.
  • Responsible for ensuring the solution/design process is adhered to during all phases of project delivery.
  • Provide design and technical SME input to appropriate levels to supplement internal skills (e.g. when new technologies are being investigated).
  • Provide an escalation point for networking design related issues within the project.
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy in the area of networking and network security.


  • Good knowledge of core Cisco Networking technologies covering switching, routing, Unified Communications, LAN / WAN capabilities, subnetting, VRF
  • (and other routing encapsulations), GRE tunnels and securing Cisco networking devices.
  • Knowledge of Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems.


  • IT Security Solutions (Policy Based, Physical, Environment Hardening & Software) & Provisioning and Implementation
  • Security monitoring platforms such as SEIM
  • Endpoint Management (Device Control, Data Protection, Application Control etc.)
  • Microsoft Infrastructure covering Windows Server 2016 / 2022 administration, Active Directory design, MECM / SCOM deployment

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply please feel free to reply ot this advert or call me on 01737 821029 or 07766 512829