Network Security Engineer

City
Darmstadt
Country
Germany
Application deadline
Friday, September 6, 2019
Reference number
600
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Description

For our client in, we are looking for two (2) Network Security Engineers to perform routine maintenance and operations of the network security systems. The client operates a large IP based LAN/WAN network, predominately using Cisco equipment (e.g. IOS and Nexus L2/L3 devices, and ASA and Firepower firewalls).

Tasks and Activities
  • Migration of firewall services from legacy equipment
    • Hardware and software life-cycle management.
    • Security monitoring.
    • Device configuration and related audit procedures.
    • Patch management.
  • Day to day routine activities:
    • Analysing of anomaly reports and security vulnerability notifications and raising of anomalies where needed e.g. due to an identified vulnerability.
    • Monitoring of vulnerability patching activities of network devices.
    • Daily review of user-reported anomalies for possible security impact or implications.
    • Daily review of reports and logs generated by switches, routers, firewalls and threat prevention solutions.
  • Generation of vulnerability and patch status reports.
  • Identification of improvements and opportunities:
    • Review of proposed changes for compliance to security requirements.
    • Review and evolution of security requirements.
    • Setup and maintenance of new security solutions (e.g. VPN, firewall and IDS/IPS solutions.)

 

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • You have experience in complex systems requiring a high availability and high security needs in a 24/7 operating environment, preferably with large, distributed, heterogeneous IT environments

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • You possess Cisco CCNP/CCIE Security certification
  • You have experience in intrusion prevention and detection
  • You have experience in configuration support and audit

 

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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