Infrastructure Architect - Network Security
Job Description

Infrastructure Architect - Network Security

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Infrastructure Architect - Network Security.

Infrastructure Architect - Network Security – Job Description

  • The Network Engineering - Security team is part of ITS Core Infrastructure Services Engineering. The Network Engineering - Security team is responsible for the delivery of network security solutions to our organization partners to strengthen our network security posture. Specifically, this mandate is delivered via the creation of network security product & solution designs; development of processes, standards and specifications; building partnerships with other business and technology teams on strategic initiatives, and by working closely with our risk management teams to align technology with security policies.
  • The candidate filling this role will be responsible for the design, deployment and management of bank's datacenter software defined network segmentation solution and requires in-depth understanding and history in software defined networks, micro-segmentation technologies and host-based firewalling.
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to design, deploy and document network security solutions and have a proven an ability to work closely with business partners, risk management organizations, and Network Operations & Infrastructure teams.
  • Design, document, and deliver scalable and operationalized network software defined networks & micro-segmentation solutions
  • Design and deploy business & operational processes to support bank's network software defined networks & micro-segmentation solutions
  • Work with cross functional technology teams to define an enterprise labeling scheme for bank assets
  • Create application micro-segmentation policy framework, design & build standards
  • Design and deploy automation integrations between bank's enterprise systems (ServiceNow, DDI, CI/CD pipelines) and bank's network segmentation solution
  • Work with application and technology teams to design micro-segmentation policies
  • Deliver additional network security designs and solutions to business and risk management partners
  • Evaluate, validate, design and deploy new network security solutions, products, upgrades, and feature enhancements
  • Create high- and low-level design diagrams, build standards and technical specifications
  • Develop and publish support document & business processes for the operational lifecycle of delivered solutions
  • Development and maintenance of up-to-date documentation of security systems, sub-systems and other technology solutions
  • Identify and actualize opportunities for improvement to the management and automation of network security solutions and their related business process
  • Proactively engage and promote new technologies and ideas that can add value or reduce costs to each of banks core businesses

Infrastructure Architect - Network Security – Mandatory Skills

  • Experience with deployment of software defined network segmentation through one of the following technologies is required:
  • VMware NSX-V/NSX-T
  • Cisco ACI
  • Cisco Tetration
  • Guardicore Centra
  • Illumio Adaptive Security Platform
  • Development of automated policy-based security policies via software defined labeling or tagging to reduce time and complexity spent deploying and troubleshooting infrastructure.
  • Experience with complex VMWare ESX 6.x Infrastructure design & deployment is required.
  • Experience with solutions architecture, engineering, and deployment of virtual appliance-based applications and services
  • Experience with designing and implementing host-based and/or network-based firewall solutions
  • Experience working in complex enterprise network infrastructures
  • Strong communication skills to explain technologies to a wide audience
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Proven ability to collaborate across a large organization to effectively realize outcomes
  • Ability to take leadership on engineering design decisions, solve technical problems, and make improvements to our systems
  • Bachelors’ degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering is required
  • Experience with at least 1 major deployment of software-defined network segmentation solutions through one of the following technologies is required - 1.5-2+ years of experience in a major deployment from start to finish
  • VMware NSX-V/NSX-T
  • Cisco ACI
  • Cisco Tetration
  • Guardicore Centra
  • Illumio Adaptive Security Platform
  • Hands-on development of automated policy-based security policies via software defined labeling or tagging - 2+ years
  • Experience with complex VMWare ESX 6.x Infrastructure design & deployment is required (Elastic Sky X) - 2+ years
  • Experience with designing and implementing host-based and/or network-based firewall solutions - with Cisco, PaloAlto, etc. - 8+ years
  • Experience working in large complex enterprise network infrastructures (large enterprise organizations) - 5+ years
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Experience providing leadership on engineering design decisions, making improvement to existing systems - 5+ years

Infrastructure Architect – Network Security – Nice to Have Skills

  • VMWare certification, especially VCP6-NV, is preferred
  • CISSP, CISM, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE or other general network security industry certifications is preferred

Infrastructure Architect - Network Security - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 12 months to start

Infrastructure Architect - Network Security - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto



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Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.



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