Network Security Architect

Information Technology (IT) | Pune, India


We are looking Network Security Architect to join a growing client in Pune, India.



  • Responsible for designing computer networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the internet, intranets and other data communications systems.
  • Created tests and evaluates networks.
  • In depth engineering experience on F5 load balancers, including an understanding of routing and switching protocols with the relation to the load balancer landscape (Ex: STP, BGP, OSPF, TCP, SSL, TLS), and application layer protocols including HTTP, SSH, SSL and DNS.
  • Strong understanding of the Web Accelerator module as well as able to understand when to apply specific WEBACC profiles to the proper landscape.
  • Strong understanding of the different load balancing options & features to include One Connect, SSL Offload functions, HTTP profiles Etc.
  • Oversee design implementations to ensure all design objectives are met on time, following best practice and meeting the business requirements
  • Conform to all SOPs, Change Control Policies and procedures
  • Level IV escalation support resource for Hosted/Managed Solutions customer escalated trouble tickets.



  • Cisco Architecture Design Experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of protocols including BGP, IS-IS, OSPF and EIGRP, MPLS, QOS, F5
  • Knowledge of redundancy and high availability protocols such as VRRP, HSRP, GLBP, SLB, LACP, PAGP.
  • Has a minimum of 6+ years of experience designing and implementing comprehensive network solutions using Cisco or Juniper products.
  • Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with high availability networks.
  • Extensive background in network design, including Wide Area Networking (WAN), Local Area Networking (LAN), Multiple Protocol Labeling Switching (MPLS), DS3.
  • Design, test and inspect data communications systems.
  • Perform network modeling, analysis and planning.
  • Install hardware such as cables, hubs, routers and wireless adaptors.
  • Develop technology roadmaps.
  • Configure network drivers for software.
  • Analyze engineer and execute software functions.
  • Develop test plans implementation plans and project timelines for various projects
  • Manage technology vendors.
  • Stay abreast of how technology infrastructures are currently impacting and driving competitors.
  • Determine production direction.
  • Write functional requirements/specifications documents.
  • Assess vendor development/test strategies.
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems
  • Upgrade network hardware and software components as required.
  • Solve complex problems with many variables.
  • Work with technical management to architect networks that effectively reflect business needs, service level and availability requirements and other technology parameters
  • Develop design principles, models, plans, internal standards, budgets and processes based on industry best practices.
  • Establish governing principles for network design and deployment.
  • Design and document LAN/WAN network strategies using current and cutting-edge technologies to meet network requirements.
  • Responsible for network designs, standards, documentation, installations and testing methodology to enhance the hosted environments and the complex LAN/WAN infrastructure.
  • Produce design documentation to include work instructions and Standard Repeatable Actions (SARs) to meet the current standards.
  • Develop recommend, design and document strategies for network growth and enhancements.
  • Maximize the functionality of installed network equipment such as routers, firewalls, switches, load balancers, proxies, CAGs and VPN appliances to enhance the customer experience.
  • Utilize network analysis and monitoring tools to identify performance problems in the network.
  • Performs advanced network analysis, monitoring, testing, and planning for the HTs organization’s LAN/WAN environment.
  • Develop and administers network device backups and recovery plans.
  • Design, document and partner with P&L’s on robust and secure network strategies to meet the hosted client’s LAN/WAN and application requirements.
  • Partner with the various hosted businesses (CB, H&LP, CB-IP, EMR, CE, CDS, Caradigm, PACS, GPSN and IPC) to design based on application requirements and networking best practices.
  • Firewall Management, IDS/IPS Management, Risk Profiling Management, Log Management.
  • Detailed knowledge of VPN technologies. Detailed knowledge of IDS/IPS technologies.
  • Planning/Implementation and troubleshooting in areas of Security products of Cisco (ASA, PIX, FWSM, ACS, IDS, IPS etc) / Checkpoint firewalls deployment on various platforms.
  • Plans security systems by evaluating security technologies; developing requirements for firewalls, IPS/IDS, SIEM, DLP, Web Security, Email security.
  • Experience with the Web Proxy and Content filtering (Bluecoat, F5 & Websense) Experience with mail gateway will be plus.


Skills & Experience 

  • Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Packet Analysis, WAN Accelerators
  • Cisco Nexus (3000, 5000, 7000).
  • Riverbed Steelhead WAN Acceleration.
  • F5 Load Balancing.
  • Firewall (Palo Alto, Cisco, Astaro).
  • Solarwinds Orion, OpNet Suite.
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
  • Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP).


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