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Network Security Engineer

Anonymous 50000.00 British Pound . GBP Per annum

2019-07-31 19:37:51

Job location Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

Network Security Engineer - Permanent - London

Our client is a true market leader in providing leading software solutions to corporates and is looking for a Network Engineer / Network Security Consultant to join their growing team from their prime London offices.

Role Objective:

The Network Engineer/Network Security Consultant will report directly to the Global Head of Cloud Services and will play an integral role in advising and defining the network structure, security policies, best practices and required accreditations and support environments.

Essential Skills:

The successful candidate must be able to display strong competencies and understanding in the following areas.

* Proven hands-on network engineering experience

* In-depth knowledge and experience of Routing and Switching,

* In-depth knowledge of configuring Cisco/ForcePoint Firewalls, VPNs, and QoS

* Good experience in configuring Load Balancers (Preferably F5)

* Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model

* Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)

* Cisco CCNA qualified

* Web Application Firewall such as Barracuda

Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics (such as Manage Engine (preferable), Solar Winds or SCOM

Ransomware prevention technologies such as Crowdstrike (preferable)

Good knowledge Intrusion detection systems (IDS) and Intrusion prevention systems (IPS)

Strong Microsoft Power Shell skills

Microsoft Windows Core (2012 R2 or 2016)

Microsoft Hyper-V (2012 R2 or 2016) *

Microsoft High Availability Clustering*

VM Ware ESXi*

DDOS protection and prevention

Experience in delivering ISO 27001 and SOC Compliance certifications

Experience in managing Penetration Tests

ITIL v3 Foundation or above certified

SUSE Enterprise or similar LINUX platform knowledge*

Working Knowledge of Citrix XenApp 7.15*

Working Knowledge of Citrix NetScaler*

Strong analytical and written presentation skills

University degree in Computer Science or a related subject*

(*) desirable but not essential.


The NSE will report directly to the Global Head of Cloud Services and will play an integral role in advising and defining the network structure, security policies.

Job responsibilities include but are not exclusive to the following.

Establish the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation and defining, documenting and enforcing system standards

Design and implement new solutions and improve resilience of the current environment

Maximise network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with network architects on network optimisation

Undertake data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments using information from multiple sources

Secure network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access

Support and administer firewall environments in line with IT security policy

Report network operational status by gathering and prioritising information and managing projects

Upgrade data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases

configure routing and switching equipment, hosted IP voice services and firewalls

Provide remote support to on-site engineers and end users/customers during installation

Provide remote troubleshooting and fault finding if issues occur upon initial installation

Undertake capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centres

Liaise with project management teams, third-line engineers and service desk engineers on a regular basis

Speak to customers via email and phone for initial requirement capture.

Confer with management and/or users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and configuration changes.

Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests.

Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors.

Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.

Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.

Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.

Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.

Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.

Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.

Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated

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