Network Security Engineer (100% Remote)

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Posted 4 days ago Worldwide Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Spring Technology are currently recruiting an experienced Network Security Engineer with strong Firewall experience (Palo Alto) to undertake an initial 12 month contract for a leading Technology Consultancy. Please note the position is fully remote and inside IR35.

The Network Security Engineer is required to join a Security & Resiliency team and will be adaptable and fast-moving, with the ability to independently lead projects in addition to being responsible for daily activities that ensure the overall health of network security infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities
* Support the security design, implementation, operations and integration of critical network security initiatives.
* Prepare and implement firewall and security device policies & changes.
* Provide technical support & troubleshoot issues with security devices across multiple regions and environments.
* Provide on call support. Serve as subject matter expert for supported technologies.
* Deploy & maintain security solutions in multiple environments.
* Participate in security projects, customer engagements or business processes.

Essential Requirements

* Proven hand-on experience on firewall platforms - 1. Palo Alto 2. Checkpoint 3.SonicWALL.
* Good understanding of networking and cybersecurity fundamentals e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SSL, OSI Model, Routing & Switching, Firewall Policy & Configuration, IPS.
* Experience with network troubleshooting, firewall policy management, and firewall administration & maintenance.
* Experience with security processes and documentation.
* Strong verbal and communication skills.
* Understanding of logging mechanisms e.g. Syslog, Splunk.

Desirable Requirements

* Familiar with Proxy technology including McAfee, IronPort and Symantec.
* Industry certifications relevant to the role such as CCNA/CCNP/CISSP
* Scripting skills (Python) and firewall rule automation

Spring Technology acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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