Network Security Engineer

Jenrick IT
United Kingdom
£40000 - £45000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing software solutions provider who specialise in developing a number of bespoke gaming applications to various global clients. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, Network Security Analyst with good experience on Cisco ASA firewalls, capable of helping to maintain, monitor and support network and network security. Reporting to the Networking Operations Manager, you will be a key member of a relatively small but highly technical team working in a fast and ever growing environment. Role description; This role is primarily hands-on network security, firewall security and network support and you will be heavily involved in the support and day-to-day management of the network and network security. Day-to-day tasks include: - Network security monitoring using existing tools. - Identify and mitigate risks across the network. - Validation of access policy configurations. - Maintain up-date documentation. - Network support together with the Networks team. You may also be involved in: - Investigation support of any actual or potential information security incidents. Periodic security assessment of firewall, router, switches and other network component security configurations. - Developing existing monitoring tools to improve their output. Essential skills and experience; - Strong hands-on configuration experience with Cisco ASA, routers and switches. - Strong understanding of network security concepts and principles. - 2+ years of hands-on experience with troubleshooting, supporting and developing IPv4-based networks. - Strong understanding of TCP/IP. - Use of network protocol analysers (i.e. Wireshark). - Strong interpersonal skills. - Good written and verbal communication skills. - Must be a good team player with an ability to adapt to changing priorities. Desirable skills; - Experience with Cisco IPS. - Experience with: SIEM, Network monitoring systems, ideally Nagios and Cacti and Netfow. - Experience working with Linux systems. - Understanding of VMware ESX/vCenter and virtualisation. More details on application.
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