Architect Designer at Analysis and Data Visualization Company

Experience desired
6 years
Salary Offered
Market Rate
Job type
over 2 years ago
Primary skills
Architecture Design, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, Routers, HTTP, VOIP, TCP, NATing, cabling, Troubleshooting
Secondary skills
Communication Skills, Influencing skills, TOGAF Certification, ITIL Certified
Job description

.  The Security Solution Architect will have responsibility for the solution architecture (both functional and technical). He/She will also be accountable for all the process related aspects of architecture, which include formal engagement with the project manager, project lead architect,  and the project team members, adoption-of and compliance-with the Architecture Common Process (Architecture Quality Plans, Design Reviews, etc.) and the delivery of all the required architecture artefacts.

Essential Job Functions

·         Responsible for the high and low level architecture design and implementation.

·         Responsible for the creation of the architecture quality plan which defines the content, scope and objectives of the architecture activities for the project.

·         Creates all conceptual, logical, and physical architecture deliverables documented and agreed to in the architecture quality plan.

·         Produce and maintain all architecture artifacts including vision, principles, constraints, standards, high and low level design etc.

·         Ensure that organizational standards, security solutions/methods and architectures are followed to mitigate security risks.    

·         Ensure that proposed high level and low level designs adequately mitigate identified information risks.

·         Create technical implementation plans needed to install security solutions in process control environments.

·         Act as a point of contact for any technical issues within the project.  

·         Interface with architecture, network, operations and business stakeholders to ensure that proposed designs address organisational needs.

·         Build effective partnerships with vendors, peer architects, DS&R teams and Operational Service lines.

·         Work with the technical engineers during the full implementation lifecycle and help validate and install the solution.

Roles and Responsibilities


·        Participate in Site Engagement call to gather inputs to technical questionnaire

·        Request & gather physical & local Network Diagrams

·        Request physical details of cabinets, rack locations, buildings, power, etc.

·        Draft Low Level Design Document (LLD)

·        Review Draft LLD with site

·        Update & Issue LLD for internal review and sign off


Draft and complete Site Implementation Plan (SIP)

·        Provide FWRC input to Deployment Managers

·        Participate and conduct LLD Peer Reviews

·        Participate and conduct Implementation Plan Peer Reviews

Deployment (in conjunction with Site):

·        Provide technical support during implementation.

Post Deployment

·        Ensure that LLD design and drawing is up to date with all site details, drawings, and site specific information

·        Post all FWRC forms, LLD, SIP and site documentation on site SharePoint folder


·         Knowledge and experience with industrial control systems and networks.

·         In depth knowledge of networking devices such as Firewalls, Proxy servers, Routers, Switches, TAPs etc.

·         In depth knowledge of networking protocols HTTP, VOIP, TCP/IP, NAT’ing etc.

·         Good understanding of network cabling e.g. copper, fiber and their characteristics.

·         Hold CCNA, CCNP, CCIE or similar Network/Security certification.

·         Strong understanding of TCP/IP, OSI and Purdue Reference Model concepts.

·         Hands-on experience with network devices (switches, routers, firewalls, ect.) in a process control environment.

·         Excellent troubleshooting skills across IT and process control network disciplines.

·         Excellent communication and influencing skills.

·         Ability to analyse complex technical issues and provide options to overcome challenges.

·         Must be a self-starter with the ability and drive to own and deliver a project work package within minimum guidance and support.


Other desirable skills/abilities

·         PCN Monitoring Experience

·         CISSP, GICSP, ect

·         TOGAF certification preferred

·         Good working knowledge of ITIL principles.

·         Must have minimum of 6 years’ experience working for a global fortune 100 company within network or solutions delivery team.

·         Must have a full appreciation and/or worked within a global operation’s team.

Message to candidate


● Must be eligible to work in UK and no sponsorship will be provided.

● Proven experience

● No CCJs

● Fully completed applications


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