Network & Security Engineer, Belfast

Network & Security Engineer, Belfast

  • Location

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security & IT Risk

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Andrew Nitek

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Network Security Engineer required by global organisation based in Belfast. On offer is the opportunity to join a recognised market leader in a greenfield role which offers a unique blend of business and technical challenges.

The successful candidate will undertake the following challenges on a day to day basis:

  • Hands on security activities across networking and infrastructure environments.
  • Represents networks in operational and project activities across networking infrastructure, including LAN, WAN, routers, switches, F5, firewalls etc.
  • Escalation point for all network related operational security incidents, threats and vulnerabilities, managing tasks and driving through resolutions
  • Monitoring & reporting, ensuring environment is regularly and comprehensively monitored, concerns and security risks mitigated, regular and ad hoc reports produced as required.
  • Ensuring environment is patched and protected from security threats, undertake regular reviews, identify and eliminate security risks.
  • Participate in operational technology checks and controls, identify anomalies working with various teams to mitigate and reduce risks
  • Work closely with the IT Security Management team to contribute to the development of the longer term IT security strategy
  • Regularly attend the Change Advisory Board (CAB) ensuring all changes and admin tasks met the specified processes
  • Become recognised as the SME for all operational security, initiatives, threats and vulnerability management within 6-12 months

The successful candidate will have the following profile:

  • Extensive network security background with at least 5 years in a complex, multi-site, global organisation, delivering and supporting network security appliances.
  • CCNA certified ideally
  • Dedicated hands-on security role in large corporate enterprise with responsibilities for a broad range of security devices, applications, tools and services.
  • Previous management experience of DMZ devices and tools, including firewalls, proxy servers, IDS, rule-base management etc.
  • Comprehensive understanding of certificate and encryption technologies, anti-virus software and content filtering
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and protocols in security and networking areas including tools and cyber threat management
  • SOC/SIEM experience, with good experience in threat and vulnerability remediation & incident management response.
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies, TCP/IP, inc IP classes, subnets, multicast, NAT, WINS.DNS,DHCP
  • Good understanding of MS OS & server technologies including patch management technologies and processes

Please send your CV ASAP for this exciting role with imminent interview slot