Technical Consultant Networks & Security in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, UK

Employer: Capita

Location: Newtownabbey, County Antrim, UK


Salary: Salary negotiable

Job Title - Technical Consultant (Network & Security Services)

Location - Newtownabbey

Competitive Salary & Benefits

About the role

Capita requires a Technical Consultant, to work within the Capita Network and Security Services team. The successful applicant will be responsible for the design and implementation of Network and IT Security Solutions. This role requires the individual to consult and provide expertise directly with customers and with internal Capita delivery teams. Working closely with other Capita Technical Consultants and Technical Architects, the successful applicant will be responsible for the design and implementation of a range of network technologies including Firewalls, Gateways, Cloud Security, LAN, WAN and Wireless solutions.

About Capita | Managed IT Solutions

Capita Managed IT Solutions is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are a leading IT services company that provides cloud based and infrastructure services to public, private and third sector organisations and specialist managed IT services in the education, government, utilities and charities sectors.

We work in partnership with our customers to gain a deep understanding of their organisation and then create a technology strategy to support transformation, drive operational efficiency and reduce costs. Making IT work better for customers is our ultimate goal.

Your experience will include:

  • Detailed knowledge and implementation experience of Cisco WAN/LAN
  • Detailed knowledge and implementation experience of Firewall solutions.
  • Experience and familiarity with large LAN and WAN network infrastructures
  • Good knowledge of WiFi technologies & services
  • Ability to capture and document customer requirements
  • Ability to write and cost proposals
  • Drawing detailed network schematics.
  • Confident in front of customers and the ability to present in front of Senior Management
  • Motivated to assist in the design of solutions of complex problems within tight timescales
  • Keeps up to date with the latest technology trends and shows initiative in order to learn quickly


  • Experience with at least two of the following firewall technologies: Cisco, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, SonicWall and Fortinet
  • Firewall Vendor Certifications
  • Cisco CCNA or CCNP Certifications
  • Experience of SIEM
  • Experience of Cloud Security Solutions in particular Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience in Load Balancing (F5/Netscaler/Kemp)

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & well-being and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact Michael Rosbotham on for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.

Required Skills:

Security Engineer Network Engineer CCNP

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