Essen | Freelance/Contracting project
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Project duration
5 MM+
My duties
  • Create a design adapted to the client's infrastructure and security needs
  • As the client is in the middle of a merger, there are still two networks connected via NNI. Areas with duplicate IP ranges could only be connected about PAT / NAT. The client still has two big user domains and is in the middle of consolidation other smaller domains. There is a trust planned between these two big user domains. You have to understand this situation and to adapt the concept accordingly
  • The client has separated on prem resource domains for servers and a separate mail domain managed by an external provider. They are using O365 and an Hybrid Exchange setup where most mailboxes are in the cloud; also other O365 features like Teams and SharePoint. the client is in the middle of moving all mailboxes from both companies to one Tenant. You should be able to clarify that ESAE (Red Forest) is the correct concept for the client's needs
  • Clarification of authentication for special accounts (how many and which factors). The client has SmartCards and Ping Identity. In the other user domain which will be deleted on long term, there is MFA running
  • Clarification of infrastructure for secure access for administrators (Terminal Server, VDI, separate local VM)
  • Clarification if additional computers are needed physical or could be virtual
  • Roughly planning the effort to build the solution (or alternatives) separated in user stories that can be delivered inside 2-week sprints
  • The implementation will be done by an existing BizDevOps Team. Your work will end with end of design phase and concept approval. Later QA checks during implementation might be optional
My qualifications
  • Profound experience in identity & access management, first hand experience from several red forest concept/design & implementation projects
  • You are a proficient communicator towards senior management up as well as to technical operators 
  • You are able to analyze complex situations with many stakeholders and interest groups and break-down and structure work to prepare a detailed concept and solution design 
  • You are able explain ideas and solution outlines as well as big pictures to various groups 
  • Your excellent solution-oriented delivery skills (always keep MVP in mind) and your impressive trustworthiness distinguish you from others 
  • You are able to perform in stressful situations and make use of your deep experiences and insights gained from other comparable situations to not repeat mistakes and find feasible and solid solutions
My benefits
  • Possibilities to work from home
  • Varied tasks in a renowned company
  • You will work in an international environment
Project information
The client is looking for an expert to secure its company by separating normal from privileged (admin) accesses, to protect their ADs from take-overs and lateral moves.
About Hays
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My contact at Hays

My contact person
Olga Fester

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E-Mail: olga.fester@hays.de