Senior Network Consultant

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  • Contract 15 days
  • £500 - £600 (GBP) / day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • ASAP

We are looking for a senior network consultant to complete a network audit based around our client's boundary/perimeter and secure DMZ network.  The client network has evolved over time and has become increasingly complex and less performant.  This audit is a preliminary activity to identify issues and provide recommendations on remediation.  

Description

We are looking for a senior network consultant to complete a network audit based around our client's boundary/perimeter and secure DMZ network.  The client network has evolved over time and has become increasingly complex and less performant.  This audit is a preliminary activity to identify issues and provide recommendations on remediation.  

 

Need to be SC cleared or had clearance recently.


Key skills and technologies include the following;

  • Routing and Switching
  • IP networking
  • Network Security
  • Vendors: Cisco, Cisco ASA, Fortinet, Check Point, McAfee GW, SolarWinds, Splunk
  • Previous network audit experience
  • Previous experience of troubleshooting and identify performance-related issues
  • Previous experience of providing network recommendations/remediation reports

 

Scope and deliverables include:

  • Discovery
    • Understand the network environments within the scope of the audit
    • Review existing documentation of network environments within the scope of the audit
    • Confirm system tools and access mechanism (SSH, SNMP etc)
    • Gather all required information to support the analysis phase of the audit
  • Analysis
    • Complete deep level analysis of information gathered to support audit deliverables
    • Complete further data capture and analytics to support audit deliverables
    • Complete detailed analysis of routed, switched and security network domain topologies
    • Build and prepare an initial draft recommendation report
  • Document and Report
    • Prepare audit report to include;
      • Listing of recommendations/remediation required sorted by priority and urgency
      • Identify and detail milestones and deliverables that form the next / follow-up tasks and activities (remediation)
      • Prepare a fixed outcome SoW and identify key deliverables such as improvements and enhancements

Skills

Environments
Campus LAN (Large)
Data Centre
Data Networks
Network Security
IT Infrastructure Expertise
Monitoring Tools & Management
IT Infrastructure Products
Checkpoint Firewall
Cisco
Fortinet
Linux
McAfee
SolarWinds
Splunk
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
BGP
DNS
Firewall Policies
IPSec
NAT
OSPF
IT Network Expertise
Design

Industry Experience

Consultancy and Professional Services
Government & Civil Service