Lead Solution Architect - Security

Lead (more than 10 years)

Technical Skills

  • CISCO Routers
  • Costing
  • Information Security
  • IT Security
  • Microsoft Access
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sales
  • Translation

Job Description

Lead Solution Architect - Security

Location: Hong Kong

Purpose of the Role
  • Plans security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; developing requirements for virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices; designs public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhering to industry standards.
  • Determines security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates.
  • Capturing and translating well defined customer security requirements into high level solution/component designs.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Translating high-level solution and component designs into low-level designs
  • Supporting the preparation of low risk technical delivery plans, effort/cost build outputs and technical risk assessments. 
  • Providing  subject matter expertise on at least one security device or domain and sharing that expertise with colleagues
  • Being accountable for all deliveries of a single or well defined project; or for multiple smaller complex changes
  • Being responsible for supporting large & complex global customer contracts during the design, delivery phase.
  • Contributing subject matter expertise on at least one security device or domain
  • Supporting the pull through of new business when required.
  • Handling Escalations/Lead from front on customer meetings.
  • Should have experience on preparing HLD/LLD/BOM/conducting Proof of concept/prepration od POC testing.
  • Experience on managing Global customers/working in large and multiple datacentre designs/Migration Projects
  • Experience in conducting and recommending client value initiatives and implement industry best practices.
  • Reviews on the architecture and design deliverables and support as an SME.
  • To architect/design/develop solutions through team for product/project.
    Key Skills
  • Must have 12 to 16 years of experience in Security Design or Security Solutions Integration
  • Must have relevant professional experience in the IT industry,
  • Experience in network infrastructure environments including Routing, Switching and  Network Security
  • Have supported leading FW vendors, Cisco, Checkpoint. Juniper etc.
  • Experience on Design and Implementation of Security Solutions using Cisco Firewalls/IPS
  • Working knowledge of Managed Intrusion Prevention service ( such as McAfee, Cisco)
  • Design and implementation experience of VPN Solution like remote IP SEC VPN, LAN to LAN and DM-VPN 
  • Knowledge of Identity based security solutions like 802.1x, Layer 2/ Layer 3 Security
  • Technical knowledge of  AAA(Tacacs/Radius) , web access security for Proxy based solutions(Bluecoat/Websense) and  Host based Security Solutions (Cisco NAC/Juniper UAM)
  • Knowledge of load balancing solutions using Cisco ACE / F5/Radware
  • Multivendor Product Knowledge in Security will be an added advantage like Juniper, Macfee, check point, Skybox,
  • Working knowledge of content filtering service focused on e-mail (Symantec solutions providing content control, antivirus, antispam and image control across messages coming through the mail system)
  • Effective inter-personal, leadership, communication and presentation skills; ability to work within / lead technical teams.
  • Should have worked in Global environment and have supported client in 24/7 environment
    Job Responsibilities
  • Be accountable for all deliveries within a single complex project, where there are deviations from the standard product offering in terms of either pricing or service, or for multiple well defined projects.
  • Providing wider delivery/integration oversight to component designs, BT, vendor and client teams and key customer/delivery stakeholders
  • Lead responsibility for at least one external client relationship and/or for the management and oversight of up to  up to 20 people, employed directly or via matrix
  • Lead, capture and assure our clients’ security requirements (pre-sales, post-sales & in-life)
  • Support the comprehension of our clients existing security solutions/components/networks/applications
  • Produce and assure the production of  High Level & Low Level Design & Configuration Documents
  • Drive the adoption of appropriate Tools, BT design-standards, portfolio technologies, and pricing tools and systems to produce cost builds.
  • Liaise closely with other BT Global Services departments (Sales, Presales Propositions, and GCSO) to ensure that appropriate systems and skilled resource are fully utilized or developed where necessary.
  • Lead selection of BT Assure solutions technologies / services to best fit our client’s requirements.
  • Develop effective interfaces and understanding across BT  in order to provide “world class” solutions.
  • Manage and motivate account specific design team to maximize utilization and customer satisfaction.
  • To actively support, at all times, company policy and best practice in the area of security, with particular emphasis on the protection of sensitive customer information.


Technical Skills


Ø  Security Architect.

Ø  Solution Designer

Ø  Strong in depth understanding of networking/Security Basics.

Ø  Checkpoint- GAIA, Nokia IPSO, PV-1, VSX, Cluster XL, VRRP

Ø  Juniper – SRX, Security Appliance , Netscreen

Ø  Palo Alto

Ø  F5 Load Balancers/GTM/LTM/ASM

Ø  Cisco – ASA, FWSM

Ø  Bluecoat- Proxy SG, Proxy AV

Ø  Fortinet

Ø  Mcafee Intel Firewalls

Ø  Arcsight

Ø  Ironport

Ø  G-scaler

Ø  Cloud based security Solutions

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelBachelor
BT GroupTelecommunications

88 Queensway Suite 1301, Level 13, Two Pacific Place, Central Hong Kong Hong Kong

directions_walk8 mins walk from Admiralty Station