Network Security Engineer

Ceema Technology Recruitment Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
£30k - £50k pa + Benefits
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a talented Network Security Engineer? We are recruiting into a world leading SOC area and looking for established Network Security Engineers to bolster the team on a permanent basis. Network Security Engineer Job Description The Security Engineer position is to maintain network security devices to enable the pro-active defence of networks within a managed service SOC environment providing protective monitoring to multiple commercial customers. Working within an ISMS environment, the individual will work in accordance with ITIL service management framework and ISO27001 best practises. SOC Mission The Security Operations Centre (SOC) offers leading edge protective monitoring service, device management and CIRT to its customers and will keep abreast of evolving Cyber threats and identifying new and sophisticated methods of detecting them across a customer's IT estate, through the deployment of the right people, right processes, right technology and right intelligence. Key Responsibility Areas The candidate will be responsible for the following: Work under the direction of the Device Manager Team Leader to maintain security devices and show demonstrable experience in managing SIEM environments, NIDS, HIPS, firewalls, proxy servers, content filters and packet capture devices. Work with customers to shape and determine appropriate policy and signature rules. This includes tuning and development of the creation of custom intrusion detection and SIEM signatures and rules, including the efficient onboarding and understanding of varying customer log sources into SIEM environments. Work in collaboration with other Device Managers and the Device Manager Team Leader to ensure our customers have devices that are fully operational and secure. Act under license from Engineering to maintain the configuration and have sound understanding and technical experience in server administration, including GPO deployment, patching and network device configuration and hardware management (including cable management). Work under strict change control processes to ensure only authorised changes are made to devices. The role holder will also be responsible for process improvement to ensure we are delivering the most efficient and secure process possible. Have good written and verbal communication skills, and will support the completion of weekly and monthly service reports to customers. Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Essential Skills SIEM environment management experience NIDS & HIDS management Windows & Linux desktop and server environments Software maintenance including GPO, Anti Virus, Patching. Networking (LAN Topologies, Switching & Routing and Firewalls, IDS) Good communication skills Attention to detail and zeal for continuous improvement Desirable Skills Applications & Services (DNS, DHCP server management) Networking (WAN Topologies, VPN, IPS) Scripting (Powershell, Shell, Perl, Python, etc.) Snort signature writing Desirable Qualifications CompTIA Server+, MCSE, LPIC or equivalent CompTIA Cloud+, VCP or equivalent CompTIA Security+, CCNA Security or equivalent CCNA Routing & Switching or equivalent ITIL Foundation Intrinsic Factors Day working Bristol based
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