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.
* 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.
* 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.
* 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
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