Network Security Engineer

Network Security Engineer

Job Title: Network Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895151_1536597810
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 10, 2018 17:43

Job Description

Network Security Engineer

Our client is looking for Network security engineers with proven analytical and problem-solving abilities to enforce their security requirements, to apply for this role you will have experience in administrating McAfee End point products - AV, device control, DLP, web proxy solution as well as administering a network firewall solution is a must have.

When others can't solve a problem, we find a way, our client lives by this mantra and expects those they work alongside have a commitment to security solutions including the identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches detected by those systems and the implementation of new security solutions.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

~Participate in the planning and design of enterprise security architecture, under the direction of the IT Security leadership, where appropriate.
~Participate in the creation of enterprise security procedure documents under the direction of the IT Security Manager or Principal IT Security Analyst, where appropriate.
~Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised solutions, improved processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
~Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.
~Work with the business to perform technical security risk assessments and other security reviews as necessary.
~Perform the deployment, integration and initial configuration of new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise's security documents specifically.
Identifies security risks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives.
~Perform day to day operations of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus and other security related services as required.
~Ensure the enforcement of security requirements including, but not limited to ~Export Control and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
~Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines and in association with the wider security team.
~Periodically audit in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
~Participate in investigations into problematic activity.
~Review logs and take necessary action to resolve operational issues.
~Enhance McAfee end point protection product suite to make best use of updates to the product set and minimize operational impact of end points.

You will have the following experience

~ Experience in network, host, data, application, or O/S systems environments.
~ Eperience administering McAfee end point products - AV, device control, DLP
~ Experience in administering a web proxy solution
~ Experience administering a network firewall solution
~One or more of the following certifications highly desirable:
*GIAC Security Essentials Certification
*Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security
*Palo Alto ACE/PCNSE
~Experience in enterprise security architecture design.
~Experience in enterprise security document creation.
~Experience with internet, web, application and network security techniques.
~Ability to obtain security clearance within country of employment required. Desirable product set experience (at least 2 of the following):
*Palo Alto firewalls
*McAfee End point security solutions
*Linux experience

Title: Network security Engineer
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive + bonus, pension, 28 days holiday
Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Key Skills

Cyber Security, Websense, McAfee, Palo Alto, Linux

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.