Cyber Security Architect remote and outside IR35

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Posted 11 days ago Worldwide Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Contract Opportunity - outside IR35 and fully remote

Cyber Security Architect

We are working with a prestigious University who are in need of a Cyber Security Architect for an on going project. The right candidate will be required to operate at an Architect level but also be technically hands on.

Core deliverables of this post include:

  • review of all 1190 firewall rules at perimeter, identifying unused rules and investigating and recording business justification for each remaining rule (required by Cyber Essentials)
  • creation of change requests to clean up the perimeter firewalls, working with network team to test and confirm the efficacy of those changes
  • contribute to secure network design as part datacentre firewall project to implement additional palo alto devices
  • contribute towards darktrace project - appliances need to be moved to Aruba network, with spanning ports set up etc
  • general identification and remediation of network security posture gaps; MFA, backup, VPN config etc
  • improvements to Azure firewall config standardisation - AAG WAF configuration, Azure perimeter firewall
  • cyber operations checks

Required skills/experience includes:

  • significant experience with Palo Alto firewalls
  • experience with Azure software-defined firewalls
  • Experience with Darktrace is highly desirable
  • vulnerability management experience - Tenable products etc is desirable
  • experience of A10 load balancers, or industry-standard equivalents (F5 etc)
  • experience with Infoblox is desirable
  • NAC, PKI is desirable
  • Previous Higher Education sector experience is highly desirable

Day rate: dependant on experience (outside IR35)

Location: fully remote

Length: 3 months initially (highly likely to extend)

Get in touch with George Maguire at if you are interested in this position.