Technical Architect

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Darlington

  • Contact email:

    Daniel.Darlington@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Technical Architect_1579005510

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-13

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Title - Technical Analyst/Architect
Duration - 3 Months
Location - Manchester


Job Description:

A client's Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) manages cyber threat and protective monitoring capabilities for the client's digital estate. The CSOC's coverage of the estate is to be increased by gathering events and alerts from additional business systems and applications. A Technical Analyst/Architect is required to engage business systems stakeholders to analyse the technical and operational architecture of business systems and then design solutions to cost effectively capture and handover events and alerts to the CSOC.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate workshops with IT operations and business system stakeholders to capture technical scope of business systems and associated supporting technologies and applications.
  • Volumetric analysis of events and alerts from within business systems and design aggregation and connectivity solutions to enable handover to CSOC's monitoring infrastructure.
  • Document aggregation/connectivity designs and test methods.
  • Review design and test documentation produced by other team members.
  • Capture new protective monitoring 'use-cases' where applicable (if not covered by existing use-case set).
  • Maintaining ongoing communications/relationships with business system stakeholders.
  • Development of cost estimates for aggregation and connectivity solutions.
  • Arrange test activities (UAT, OAT), security assessments, and service readiness reviews (SRR).
  • Taking responsibility for tasks and working independently to meet commitments.
  • Raising issues and concerns within team regarding task completion and seeking support if needed.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Broad (but not necessarily deep) knowledge and experience of IT infrastructure, platforms and systems in large corporations or government departments including
  • Networking fundamentals including OSI stack, protocols, infrastructure components, and key security principles
  • AWS Cloud fundamentals.
  • Volumetric analysis at either application or network level.
  • Designing middleware solutions and producing optimum level of design and test documentation.

The successful candidate will hold active SC clearance or be eligible and willing to undergo the relevant checks.