Network Security Engineer

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
21 Jun 2024
19 Jul 2024
Job Type
Network Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Network Security Engineer

Are you a Cisco expert with a passion for network security? Join our client as a Network Security Engineer and play a key role in ensuring the reliability and security of their network infrastructure. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting–edge technologies and collaborate with a dynamic IT team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deploy, administer, and maintain network and security platforms, including routers, switches, firewalls, wireless, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and cryptography solutions.
  • Perform diagnostics and analysis on Cisco–based network and security technologies to ensure maximum system reliability and security.
  • Monitor network traffic to optimise performance and efficiency.
  • Implement and manage remote access and VPN solutions.
  • Oversee PKI distribution and manage certificate issuance and revocation.
  • Recommend and implement network and security enhancements.
  • Develop technical specifications, runbooks, design documents, and rollout/test plans.
  • Provide BAU support for network and security–related incidents and tickets.
  • Contribute to IT policy and process development following industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with IT professionals including Cyber Security Analysts, Infrastructure Engineers, IT Support, and Software Developers to integrate security into new systems and applications.
  • Ensure compliance with strict change control processes.
  • Work with third parties to maximise system potential and address issues.
  • Create both technical and non–technical documentation.
  • Define and maintain security policies and procedures.
  • Identify threats and vulnerabilities, and propose/implement mitigation solutions.
  • Provide occasional on–site support at various locations within and outside the UK.
  • Uphold company values in all aspects of your work.

Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • 2+ years of Cisco network support experience.
  • Experience with multisite L2 & L3 network support.
  • In–depth knowledge of the TCP/IP suite.
  • Hands–on experience in configuring and maintaining Cisco hardware and software.
  • Administration and configuration experience with firewalls.
  • Understanding of network segmentation and access control.
  • Proficiency in managing site–to–site and endpoint VPNs.
  • Experience with enterprise wireless solutions.
  • Familiarity with RADIUS/TACACS.
  • Experience implementing and supporting routing solutions (BGP, STATIC).
  • Exposure to Cisco Meraki and Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong second/third line BAU network support skills.
  • Experience with network monitoring solutions.
  • Competence in technical and non–technical documentation (Visio, MS Office).
  • A full UK driving licence.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:

  • Cisco DNA Centre
  • Software Defined Networking/Access
  • Cisco ACI
  • Cisco SD–WAN
  • Cisco ISE
  • Cisco Secure Firewall (FirePOWER)/FMC
  • Cisco CCNA / CCNP
  • CompTIA Network+

If you are ready to take on a challenging role with a company that values innovation and teamwork, apply now to become a vital part of their network security team!

Established in Didsbury, Connexa Technology Ltd is becoming one of the UK's fastest growing IT and Technology recruitment companies.

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