Senior Network Security Engineer

Job Title: Senior Network Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH20829_1583252113
Contact Name: Alice Powell
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 16:15

Job Description

You'll join a global business which has been growing continously for the last 10 years and is well-known for providing plenty of opportunity for growth.

As a Senior Network Security Engineer you will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of business critical network security infrastructure.

You will play a key part in delivering Network projects, working collaboratively with other in house teams and third parties as required to improve overall security.

You will need:

  • Commercial Network Security experience within large scale operations.Design and operational experience with one or more of the following technologies: WAF, IDS/IPS, DDoS Mitigation.
  • Firewall experience (Palo Alto, Check Point, Fortinet).
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP and related protocols.
  • Knowledge of Datacentre switching architecture: Cisco Nexus, VXLAN.
  • Advanced skills in VPNs, AAA services (Cisco ISE), Wireless networks and security.  Familiarity with dynamic routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, ISIS).

Day to day activities will include:

  • Producing and maintaining accurate technical designs, standards and process documentation.
  • Providing third line support in troubleshooting and resolving network security related incidents.
  • Evaluating existing network security vendor hardware and software releases and recommending upgrades where necessary to resolve security vulnerabilities or provide additional functionality or capacity.
  • Playing a key role in the design and delivery of Network projects.
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS, ISO 27001 or equivalent certification frameworks.

This is a crucial role within the organisation requiring technical expertise combined with a positive, collaborative, can do attitude.