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Network Architect - Cisco

Worcestershire, England
£600 - £650 per day
Job Type
Taijaan deCordova

Network Architect

6 month contract - Outside IR35

Our Midlands-based, public sector client is looking for a Network Architect for an initial 6 month statement of work which will be a blend of remote and onsite working. Security clearance is highly desirable for this assignment.


  • Assurance and management for the Greenfield environment.
  • Infrastructure solution review.


  • Must have an understanding of Modern Auth - i.e. SAML and how Cisco products integrate with modern Auth
  • Must have experience with Cisco VPN (AnyConnect)
  • Must have experience with Cloud Proxy Solutions, specifically Zscaler ZIA
  • Must have experience with ISE 3.0
  • Must have experience with Cisco Firepower Firewalls
  • Experience in Network Security (all aspects)
  • Experience in Leading and delivering a solution end to end
  • Experience designing Cisco ACI infrastructure
  • Experience in working within the confines of a government secure network
  • Network Monitoring
  • Design governance


  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills - demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills.
  • Ability to analyse and monitor information such as planning, risks, issues, finance, resources, assumptions and dependencies.
  • Self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic. Able to work under pressure and on own initiative.
  • Capable of establishing a high degree of personal credibility with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Planning and organisational ability to manage a high workload and balance priorities.
  • Creative, enthusiastic, customer focussed, pro-active, tenacious, self- managing and committed to the role, with strong personal drive and proven capability to work using own initiative.
  • Ability to explain technical issues simply to non-technical colleagues.

Next Steps

If this is something you feel suited to and would like to apply, please send in your up to date CV.