Network Security Engineer - Stevenage

Ref: 7197 Date Posted: Wednesday 03 Jul 2024
Network Security Engineer
Location:               Stevenage
Salary:                   Up to £55,000
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Network Security engineer to work within the team in both Operational and Project role capacities. You will be encouraged to keep your skill set up to date, and training will be provided on new (Network related) platforms as they are introduced.
This post will require a more site-biased approach due to the nature of the work, and there is a requirement for the team to cover 7am to 7pm weekdays on-site, which will be via local agreement/rota, so some flexibility is required.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Network Security Engineer Responsibilities
  • Security Appliance configuration & management
  • Implementation of High-Grade Cryptographic devices and key material across the estate
  • To assist in managing 3rd party suppliers in the delivery of solutions and services across the business
  • Review and Approval of Project Documentation
  • Liaison with colleagues and support partners to form an architecture
  • Support to project management colleagues in providing specialist technical support and consultancy for project activities
  • Creation of documentation and presentation materials in support of business activities
  • Close cooperation with the Security Operating Centre, and Information Security teams to ensure the highest standards of Network security are maintained
Network Security Engineer skills and qualifications required:
  • Prior experience or Vendor Certification on configuration and management of: Firewall's / Proxy's and DNS, is essential.
  • Experience with some /all of the following solutions: Checkpoint / Juniper / Cisco / Palo Alto / Bluecoat / Riverbed / Infoblox
  • Previous Aerospace sector experience or appreciation of / working at elevated security levels essential
  • Experience of Cryptography (commercial and high grade) is desirable
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Team player, helping and supporting the wider Information Management team
As the successful Network Security Engineer, you will be rewarded with an exciting and challenging role with a company that offers excellent career opportunities, a fantastic working environment, and the opportunity to work with and travel to European business partners.
NB: Please note that the successful applicant will need to be in agreement to achieve the required levels of security clearance with acceptable restrictions or no restrictions (Secret level then Developed Vetting)
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