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Network Security Engineer

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    Salem Mubarak

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    over 1 year ago

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Paragon GE is looking for a Network Security Engineer for a 6+ month FTC role with an Oil & Gas company in London.

This is a role offered on a fixed term basis of 6 to 12 months with the possibility of extension or conversion to permanent employment.

Position Title: Network Security Engineer
Contract Type: 6 Month FTC with potential to increase
Expected package: To be discussed.
Location: London, UK.   

As a member of our client’s UK-based IT team you will monitor, manage and support the global networking environments. This will include but is not limited to security event management, vulnerability management, behavioural analytics and MDR (Manage Detection and Respond).

In this capacity you will:
  • Help design and implement global networking roadmap;
  • Maintain, monitor and troubleshoot global network;
  • Be the focal point for all issues relating to the global network and networking security events;
  • Supplier management (WAN, LAN and hardware);
  • Analysis and investigation of alerts arising from Security Events and Information Management tools;
  • Analysis, investigation and refinement of alerts and reports arising from Network Behaviour Analytics tools;
  • Analysis, investigation and resolution of incidents arising from network monitoring tools;
  • Creating/modifying configurations on Cisco switches, routers and firewalls (Firepower);
  • Vulnerability Scanning and reporting. Prioritising and tracking remediation of vulnerabilities;
  • Quality assurance of Incident and Change tickets, implementation of change tickets, ensuring information is captured and maintained;
  • Utilising Intrusion Prevention solutions to monitor and alert on potential breaches;
  • Using packet-capture tools, analyse packet flows and utilise network-based User Behaviour Analytics to understand breaches and track the propagation of malware;
  • Using Threat Intelligence Services to identify potential new threats and develop new mitigations;
  • Understanding of security assessment and penetration testing tools.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues for the purpose of improving the collective knowledge of security threats and ways to improve the IT function.

To be successful in this capacity you must possess the following technical competencies and qualifications:

  • CCNA Routing & Switching
  • COMPTIA Security+

Experiences in designing and maintaining OSPF and BGP routing
  • Experience in two or more of the following areas: SIEM (Azure Sentiel, etc.), Vulnerability Intelligence (Qualys, Tenable IO or Nessus), Behaviour Analytics (DarkTrace, IronNet), MDR/EDR, Firewall Management( ASA, FirePower, Meraki MX), LAN Management( Cisco Catalyst, CIsco Nexus, routers, Meraki APs and Switches

Other beneficial competencies and qualifications desired however not mandatory:
  • Experience in Azure networking and security
  • Experience using ITSM tools (desirable)
  • Certifications: CCNP Security, Cyber Ops, Microsoft SC-200, Microsoft AZ-500, Microsoft MS-500
  • Fluency in French