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Network Security Engineer

Keywords / Skills : Network Engineer, VPN, Documentation, Troubleshoot, Network Administrator, Testing, Firewall, CCIE, LAN WAN

3 - 5 years
Posted: 2019-11-19

Job Description
• Testing for Network Vulnerabilities: work with larger information security team to evaluate, test, and troubleshoot technologies. Identify, diagnose, and resolve information security issues.

• Prepare Reports: based on findings, write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security enhancement.

• Produce Documentation: ensure proper protocols and processes are in place. Create and maintain comprehensive documentation related to server and security infrastructure.

• Create Network Security Policies: contribute to devising comprehensive network security policies. This includes determining security issues that need to be addressed; identifying security strategies needed to deal with the risks; implementing policies for allocating administrative tasks; keeping on top of audit logs to flag suspicious activity; and devising network password procedures.

• Manage Vendor Relationships: to be successful in this role, it’s important to keep strong relationships with integrators and vendors to maintain upgrades, installations, and planning alongside exploration of new features and innovative solutions.

• Handle the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of different pieces of network and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network-monitoring tools, and virtual private networks (VPNs).

• Act as first line of defense against unauthorized access from outside sources and potential security threats.

• Mitigate any potential threats that become evident.

• Strategize and prepare before any security threat is enacted.

 Requirements:

• Think proactively to get ahead of issues before they arise.

• Well organized and thrive in fast-paced, high-stress environments.

• Enterprise firewall experience: experience configuring and managing enterprise firewalls and gateway devices is important in this role

• Communication skills: it’s crucial to have the ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management clearly and effectively

• Adaptability: Would typically work as a member of several teams, which requires flexibility and adaptability. Candidates interested in this role should be comfortable working in a matrixed IT environment

• Problem-solving skills: solve problems as Security incidents can happen at any time and it’s expected that the Network security engineer will research, escalate, and resolve issues effectively

• CCIE Switching and Routing

• Familiarity with the following tools:

• Cisco, Palo Alto and Fortinet

• LAN/WAN concepts

• Application firewalls, SIEM, IDS/IPS

• Unix and Windows

• Experience: 3-5 Years

• Bachelor in IT or computer related


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CC Staffing International
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