IDS / IPS Solution Design Specialist

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Telecoms
South East
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IDS IPS Solution Design Specialist_0119

@mecscomms is currently recruiting for a Contract Design Engineer & Technical Design Authority to work for a Global IT, Technology, Cloud, Telecoms Carrier & Network service provider. We are looking for someone who has experience in the design & configuration of large scale Network Security & Intrusion Detection Solutions. The Design Engineer will ensure customer solutions are designed to encompass Network Security, Threat Defence, Firewalls, Antivirus, Application Control, Intrusion Prevention, URL Filtering, & Advanced Malware Protection etc. Ideally you will possess Cisco - CCNA / CCDA / CCDP / CCNP and be familiar Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW,), Next Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS), Cisco FirePower, Cisco FirePower Management Centre (CFMC), Firepower Threat Defence (FTD) & Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) etc.

 

Environment:

 

Global IT, Technology, Cloud, Infrastructure, Telecom, Telecommunications, Telecoms, Telco, Carrier, ISP, Service Provider, Internet, TDA, Technical Design Authority, Network Designer, Design Engineer, Solution Architect, LLD, HLD, WAN, SDWAN, SD-WAN, Cisco, IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, IPSec, SSL, VPN Routers, Switches, Network Security, Intrusion Detection Solutions, Threat Defence, Firewalls, Antivirus, Application Control, Intrusion Prevention, URL Filtering, Advanced Malware Protection, Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW,), Next Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS), Cisco FirePower, Cisco FirePower Management Centre (CFMC), Firepower Threat Defence (FTD) & Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA), CCNA, CCDA, CCDP, CCNP

 

Overview:

 

  • Role:Design Engineer, Technical Design Authority, Customer Solution Design, LLD, HLD

 

  • Technology: Network Security, IDS, IPS, NGIPS Cisco FirePOWER, NGFW, CFMC, FTD, ASA

 

  • Location: Anywhere UK. Work from home. Or, office locations available in London, Reading, Birmingham, Manchester or Glasgow

 

  • Security Clearance: SC Level (Eligibility for clearance is essential) 

 

  • Duration: Up to 12 month contract

Responsibilities:

 

New contract opportunity for a customer facing Cisco Network Security & Intrusion Detection Solutions. network solution design consultant to join an international IT, Cloud, Telecoms Carrier & Service Provider. Utilising site surveys and technical knowhow, you will take ownership of creating low level designs and documentation of the configurations in support of Cloud & Network deployments. This will take the shape of a Site Implementation Plan (SIP) which the engineering teams will use to deploy the network build on the customer site. 

 

The role will provide bespoke, detailed designs & technical ownership for the customer solution including the issuing of detailed network solutions, technical leadership and implementation support. The network designer will be engaged throughout the LLD design process including the design and documentation of solutions. The Design Engineer will own the technical delivery of customer solutions and will be the technical interface between customer, product teams and project management during service delivery.

As a leading Telco brand, the company offers a compelling mix of Global Communications and Networked IT services to major corporate companies and government departments. This includes a product and service portfolio comprising of seamless converged network, Internet & IT solutions such as; MPLS, Ethernet, VPN, UC/VoIP, Hosting, Cloud & Managed Services etc.


Potential candidates should possess demonstrable experience within highly complex Low Level Solution design and technical architecture whereby you can demonstrate both strong commercial & technical abilities. 

 

Candidate profile:

 

We are looking for someone who has experience in the design & configuration of large scale Network Security & Intrusion Detection Solutions whereby your technical knowledge includes:

 

  • Complex WAN, Telecoms, Network & Cloud Infrastructure environments

 

  • Complex for private & public Cloud & Networks in an IP environment.

 

  • IP WAN networks security, capacity, traffic management

 

  • Network Security, Intrusion Detection Solutions & Threat Defence Systems

 

  • Firewalls, Antivirus, Application Control, Intrusion Prevention, URL Filtering, Advanced Malware Protection

 

  • Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW,), Next Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS),

 

  • Cisco FirePower, Cisco FirePower Management Centre (CFMC), Firepower Threat Defence (FTD) & Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA)

 

  • Cisco Firepower 4000 series SSD it’s associated cards and software & Cisco FPR4150 Threat Defence, Threat Protection etc.

 

  • Ability to understand the individual site survey reports and produce the required output

 

  • Candidates must have technical Low Level Design (LLD) design exposure across Security, Firewall, IDS & IPS etc. 

 

  • It is desirable for candidates to have some Cisco certifications ranging from CCNA to CCNP, CCDP, CCIE written/full lab. 

 

  • It is essential for the successful individual to currently hold OR be eligible to pass BPSS (Basic Check) and SC level security clearance checks.

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