Network Security Engineer

Location: Hampshire, England Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

Network Security Engineer

Whiteley, Hampshire

Network Security Engineer needed for Defence company based in Whiteley, Hampshire. Must be eligible for SC Clearance.

The successful Network Security Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • 9 day fortnight, one Friday off every other week
  • 25 days holiday
  • Life assurance:4x basic salary
  • DC Pension
  • Health Care
  • Income Protection
  • + many more

Some of the key responsibilities for the Network Security Engineer will include:

  • Network security system operations, monitoring, hardware/software updates, security configuration management and sustaining engineering for the Corporation's Internet Gateway security infrastructure
  • Secure configuraton of firewalls, web proxies, DNS, IPSec Remote Access, load balancers, management consoles and associated logging infrastructure
  • ServiceNow Incident Management and Change/Configuration Management for the hardware/software for the Corporation's Internet Gateway security infrastructure
  • Assistance in the physical datacenters, as well as assisting fellow team members who have primary security responsibility for endpoint nodes that include encryption, anti-malware and anti-virus

Some of the skills and experience needed for the Network Security Engineer will include:

Required Skills:

  • In-depth Experience with Check Point, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco or Juniper Networks Firewall technology
  • In-depth Experience with TCP/IP Networking
  • Ability to work a flexible, off hours schedule to accommodate customer maintenance windows
  • Willingness to carry an on-call cell phone after hours

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Unix or Linux Operating Systems
  • In-depth Experience with Enterprise Cloud Service vendor technology including AWS, Azure and Google
  • Demonstrated Splunk Expertise
  • Agile Methodology Experience
  • Ability to obtain or currently hold a security clearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a teaming environment

Beneficial professional certifications include but are not limited to:

  • CNSE
  • CCNA Security / CCNP Security

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Network Security Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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