Network Security Architect - Akamai

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  • Contract 127 days
  • £600 - £800 (GBP) / day
  • Remote Only
  • ASAP

Location:        Remote


Location:        Remote

Duration:        6 months



  • The role is for an IT Network Security architect who will be working as part of the DDOS/WAF Consultancy
  • Responsible for developing layer 3/4 and 7 WAF and DDOS architecture across Akamai and on-prem technologies (Radware)



  • Consult with customer and the project team to develop WAF and DDOS architecture for the customer environments
  • Create high level architecture diagrams
  • Work with vendor Akamai to develop WAF / BOT architecture
  • Understand differences between vendor offerings and articulate pros/cons
  • Include automation capabilities to reduce infrastructure complexity and manual effort
  • Collaborate and communicate with business stakeholders and IT teams
  • Recommend logging and monitoring strategies and SIEM integration
  • Review of attack mitigations and types of DDOS attacks
  • Analyse, support and advise in business



  • Strong experience with the following technologies:
    • Application Level & Bot Security Protections: Akamai (also known as Akamai Kona or Akamai Kona Site Defender)
    • L3 / L4 / L7 WAF and DDOS
    • DNS: Qip
    • Network Layer Security Protections: Radware, Cloud / Akamai
  • Knowledge and awareness with Security aspects, attacks and mitigations, compliance, vulnerability
  • Must have relevant experience working in a large Global Financial organisation
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) are a must
  • Rigorous attention to detail, strong organisational skills and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Confident working both independently and collaboratively across internal, external and hybrid global teams
  • Proactive and passionate mindset with an inquisitive nature to understand the customer’s environment in an approachable manner
  • Beneficial to have a good understanding on external Cloud Service Providers (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)


All candidates will need to go through a thorough background check.


World Wide Technology is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.


IT Infrastructure Expertise
Azure Cloud
IT Infrastructure Products
Amazon AWS
IT Security Expertise
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

Industry Experience

Finance & Insurance
Consultancy and Professional Services