Network Security Engineer

Posted 22 November 2022
Salary £40000 - £55000 per annum
LocationWigton
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInfrastructure ​
ReferenceSS-NSE
Contact NameShaquille Stephenson

Job description

Network Engineer - Wigton - Hybrid/Remote
£40-55K + Bonus & Excellent Benefits 

Digital Waffle is working with a high-prestige client who is looking for an experienced Network Security Engineer. 

So what is the role?
This role will be an essential part of the IT Team and will ensure a secure IT environment is maintained through appropriate administration and development as part of the Global IT Security Group.

Responsibilities of the role include:

· Maintain the dedicated networks for production & security systems as part of a global team
· Perform diagnostics & analysis of firewalls, routers, switches and associated systems to ensure maximum system reliability & security
· Maintain and manage Splunk and Splunk ES environments
· Monitor and maintain technical infrastructure & network traffic to optimize security, performance and efficiency
· Configuration of firewalls, switches and routers as appropriate
· Monitor and maintain SD-WAN connectivity between sites
· Manage PKI distribution and issue/revoke certificates
· Develop regular penetration testing plan
· Identify potential threats and vulnerabilities and propose/implement mitigating solutions
· Strong Network Protocol Knowledge
· Packet Capture and Analysis
· Ability to feed threat intel and vulnerability information to the larger IT team
· Management of a PKI solution
· Working Experience with one or more of the following or similar:
o Palo Alto (PANOS/Panorama)
o Cisco (IOS/SourceFire/ISE/WLC/PI)
o Tripwire/Wazuh/OSSEC
o Qualys/Nessus
o Splunk/Splunk Enterprise Security
What skills & qualities will you need?
As a successful candidate for this role, you should have strong critical information-seeking and analytical skills, in addition to experience in any of the following; Cisco, Palo Alto, Splunk, ISC2, or other security vendor certifications.
What is offered in return?
  • Big discounts in terms of instant vouchers, re-loadable cards and cash-back at hundreds of high street and online retailers
  • Additional holiday purchases of up to 5 days
  • Wellbeing portal which covers health, fitness and many tasty recipes
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership at the gym across the road; handy for those lunchtime sessions
  • Remote working
  • Local discounts are negotiated by request.
  • Work from home
  • Gym membership