Firewall & Switch Specialist

Firewall & Switch Specialist

Job Title: Firewall & Switch Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: David20_1630405825
Contact Name: David Hitchings
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2021 11:30

Job Description

I am currently looking for a firewall and switch specialist on an initial 6-month contract with potential to extend for a further 6 months. This role does require you to already have Security Clearance and you will be working on client site based out in Surrey. The rate for this role is £650-700 per day INSIDE IR35.

You will be in a working hybrid model 50% home and 50% client site

You will be tasked with defining and agreeing the rules to be applied in the new firewall implementation and the replacement firewall and switch, working with the supplier once selected. You will be assisting with any necessary configuration changes on the rest of the infrastructure.

What you'll be working on;

  • Understanding the architecture of the current infrastructure, and the configuration of the existing firewall and switch
    Defining and agreeing the firewall rules to be applied in the new firewall
    Implementing the replacement firewall and switch
    Assisting with any necessary network-related configuration changes on the rest of the infrastructure, specifically on departmental servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
    Supporting the implementation of approximately 24 new physical servers as part of the migration.


  • Demonstrable experience of the design, implementation and migration of firewall rules on Cisco and other manufacturer firewalls
  • Demonstrate experience of working on CISCO and other manufactures ethernet core switches
  • Experience of working with GDS standards and best practice

If you feel you are a good fit please do send me your latest CV to

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