NETWORK Security Engineer -fortigate, palo alto , cisco ASA

Harrogate, UK
15 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NETWORK Security PRODUCT DEVELOPER; Engineer , Network Security Engineer - fortigate , Fortinet - security

Network Security Engineer : firewalls expert - -fortigate, palo alto , cisco ASA etc , Security Expert with lots of passion for Security and looking to be involved in the next wave of security offerings , Outstanding opportunity for a Security geek with either Cisco ASA ; fortigate, palo alto , cisco ASA etc , Security Expert

amazing opportunity for a Technical Security ( ideally fortinet ) expert to make a great impact on products and strategy going forward , amazing opportunity , great career ) call for a quick chat )

Network 3rd line CCNA , CCNP and Strong Security skills ideally Fortinet

Our Client is a leading managed service provider with a rich end-to-end solution portfolio covering the spectrum of Connectivity, Cloud and Collaboration, designed and delivered by our own highly skilled teams from our privately owned, UK based multi-million pound infrastructure.

With the IT landscape in constant evolution, Our Client is built around today's modern IT challenges offering application, collaboration, infrastructure, network and IT security services.

The Product Development function within Our Client is responsible for developing new products that enhance the service portfolio of the company. The successful candidate will assist the function with the development of new and the enhancement of existing network products and services.


Duties will include, but are not restricted to the following: * The design and development of new network and security related products * Working with other members of Product Development in designing and developing network related elements of new products * Working closely with Product Management to help define product capabilities based on technical knowledge and experience * Working closely with the Core Network team to understand the existing core network, and to ensure new services are integrated correctly with it * Documenting completed services and performing a handover to other departments for in-service delivery and support * Follow Our Client Service Transition and Change Control procedures for production platforms and services * Adherence to Our Client Solutions Limited ISO09001 and ISO27001 certification standards: - Compliance with Our Client's policies and procedures - Handling and protection of Our Client information - Reporting of security events - Implementing appropriate policies and procedures


The ideal candidate will be a bright and enthusiastic individual who is dedicated to achieving great results, they will ideally have the following skills, attributes and experience:
  • An intelligent self-starter with the ability to work on their own initiative to solve problems
  • Work to tight timescales
  • A fast learner with the ability to pick up new skills quickly
  • Ability to think laterally
  • Must be flexible and work as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate, co-ordinate and work with other departments
  • Strong problem diagnosis skills
  • Ability to effectively pass on knowledge to other people


The ideal candidate will have a good level of technical knowledge and have experience with a variety of network technologies.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate several years experience, understanding, and knowledge in the following areas:
  • A minimum CCNP equivalent skill level with hands on experience of OSPF, RIP, RIP2 and BGP routing protocols. High end Cisco switching and routing; VPN technologies, in particular EoMPLS/MPLS/TAG; MPLS-QoS; network-design; configuration; troubleshooting
  • Good understanding of network security issues and protective methods within a service provider environment
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to network security, with solid experience of Fortinet security devices, and IPSec VPN configuration
  • Good understanding of SD-WAN technologies
  • Hands on experience with Fortinet products, including FortiGate, FortiWiFi, and ideally the built in SD-WAN capabilities
  • Use of Network Management applications (e.g.: tools such as Nagios; CCTI; RRDtool; Orchestream/IPSA)
  • Hands on experience with Cisco Routers / Switches from CPE up to ASR9k and Nexus
  • Experience with Cisco ASA firewall products
  • Experience with Cisco, Netscaler or other GSLB/SLB technologies
  • ADSL / SDSL / PPPoA and associated broadband technologies
  • Linux/Unix Operating Systems experience
  • Hands on experience in scripting (e.g. Python, Bash, Perl)
  • Strong Service provider background

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