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Lead Network/Cyber Security Engineer (firewall/Malware/SSL/TLS)

Job Title: Lead Network/Cyber Security Engineer (firewall/Malware/SSL/TLS)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
REF: FJS-C-NetworkSec1_AD_1552909043
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Lead Network/ Cyber Security Engineer/Consultant (Next generation firewall/Malware/SSL/TLS) is urgently required by our Global IT Services client for a rolling 12-month contract to be based in London.

This role forms part of the Global Cyber Security Engineering Team; working within the wider Global CISO (Chief Information Security Office) business unit.

The Lead Network/ Cyber Security Engineer/Consultant will require team lead experience for a team deploying, managing, improving and providing domain expertise across a wide range of security tooling including, but not limited to the below technologies:

  • Next Generation Firewalls
  • Next Generation Intrusion Prevention
  • Network malware prevention
  • SSL/TLS inspection
  • Packet capture
  • Network forensics
  • Network monitoring

Your activities will cover:

  • Gather Group and regional requirements.
  • Research and aid in the selection of new technologies.
  • Plan, design and implement new and existing technologies globally.
  • Own platforms and be the global subject matter expert.
  • Work with third-parties to ensure toolsets are meeting their potential and remediate issues.
  • Respond to tickets and incidents from the Global Security Operations Centre.
  • Ownership of incidents and alerts, chasing third-party suppliers and escalation where required.
  • Support the Global CISO business engagement model
  • Ability to support out of hours on-call service.
  • Support the assessment of security control operations across business lines and third-party suppliers.
  • Analysis of management information and delivery of onward reporting.

As well as project and business as usual activities, you will be required to be an internal consultant. As such you will be expected to quickly consume network topology data, make security-based configuration recommendations and be the Group network security engineering SME. Note, this role will not be designing, building or managing networks.

Skills & Experience:

  • SME level experience of leading network security projects.
  • SME level experience of deploying and managing network security technologies.
  • Experience of deploying and managing network infrastructure (firewalls, routing and switching etc.).
  • Experience of Linux Operating Systems.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with a variety of different people.
  • Educated to degree level (in relevant discipline) or equivalent experience.
  • Relevant network and security certifications such as CCNP Security would be beneficial

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

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