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Sr. Security Architect

Synechron Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 27 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $120k - $160k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional



  • Develop designs, patterns, blueprints for network and network security solutions across environments including datacenter, campus, branch & ISP connectivity and cloud network architectures on platforms such as Microsoft Azure and/or Oracle Cloud
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements related to networks and network security on premise and in cloud e.g. PCI DSS, GDPR, UAE CPR.
  • Guide implementation engineers to transition designs into operation.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and assess the impact, benefits & drawbacks of proposed solutions on network and network security.
  • Collaborate with security architects, developers, and engineering teams to ensure network and network security patterns and principles are applied consistently.
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to align network and network security architecture with overall security strategies, standards and requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in process, architecture or technology and suggest designs and projects for implementation.
  • Develop solutions to remediate identified risks within network and network security ecosystems.
  • Showcase leadership skills by taking responsibility & accountability for the overall technical direction of the project and product.
  • Troubleshoot solve technical problems when they arise & suggest remediation/mitigation options for the same.

Technical, Functional & Soft Skill Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of Networking & Network Security concepts and devices for On-Premises & Cloud implementations including Experience with Infrastructure Automation (Infra as code, Policy as code) using Terraform, Ansible, Github, Jenkins and other CI/CD toolsets.
  • Deep technical understanding of network security tools such as Next Gen Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention, IPSEC and SSL VPN technologies, DDoS Prevention at L3/L4/L7, Web App Firewalls and Network Detection and Response.
  • Experience developing architecture designs incorporating Software Defined Networks, LAN/WAN/WLAN/SD-WAN and Cloud.
  • Understanding of network packet analysis via tools such as wireshark and TCP dump.
  • Knowledgeable in the application of current and emerging network software and hardware technology and protocols
  • Experience with networking in containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Excellent diagramming skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent vendor relationship management skills to be able to synergize and add value via technology providers.
  • Innovative mindset that ensures ideation and execution new Network/Network Security technologies via approaches like Proof of Concept (PoC) / Value (PoV)
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Synechron is a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused on the financial services & big tech industries.