KBR Network Architect in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Network Architect

Location: GB-ENG-London

Job Number: 1061771


London, with frequent trips to Leatherhead and the rest of England and Wales




Hold, have held, or eligible to apply for UK based security clearance – ideally NPPV2 or 3.

Hold an undergraduate degree – ideally in computer science, maths, or engineering.


Have, or working towards, a qualification in technical architecture, e.g. MCSE in Cloud Platform & Infrastructure or similar.

Other technical qualifications / training, e.g. in secure or cloud-based network design.

Security certification, e.g. CISSP, CISMP, etc.

Experience and Skills:


Experience of networking platforms and systems in the public sector

/ law enforcement.

Knowledge of current and future developments in delivery of secure mobile networks in public sector

Understanding of the security challenges associated with solutions exploiting variable bandwidth, discontinuous and disrupted mobile networks

Able to deliver transformational change – mobile and cloud enabling enterprises.

Creates real and measurable business value, as evidenced by operational solutions.

Depth of experience in configuring secure network technology - routers, firewalls, etc.

Experience in the design of LANs, WANs, VPNs, virtual networks, and hybrid clouds.

Able to design, build, monitor, and load balance highly available secure networks.

Knowledge of how to setup and monitor gateways, e.g. for remote / device access.

Understanding of constraints with current police networks (PSNP, Airwave).

Proven delivery of solutions to enable access to mobile / remote / local networks and apps.

Working knowledge of virtualisation technology and container-based deployment.

Understanding of information security constraints and best practice.

Able to lead architecture sessions on network design in complex environments.

At least three years’ experience as an architect / lead designer of major network solutions.

Proven ability to collaborate with team members and a wide range of people.

Demonstrates good organisational skills giving the ability to deliver to timeframes and estimates.

Demonstrates good written, oral, comprehension and presentational skills.

Proven capability in the documenting network designs.


Experience, as part of an agile team, in the delivery of rapid technical feasibility studies.

Knowledge of law enforcement and data protection regulations.

Experience of delivery within a DevOps environment.

Understanding of identity and access management, cypher management, key vaults, etc.

Capabilities in other areas of infrastructure, e.g. storage, backup and disaster recover, etc.

Skills in other technical areas, e.g. data management, coding, etc.

Aware of innovations and trends in network technology and their likely impact, e.g. 4G, ESN.

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