Network / Firewall Engineer - Security

30 Jan 2017
27 Feb 2017
Helen Warham
Clearance Level
Job Type
1. Plan, configure, manage and maintain all hardware and software components of all information security management systems to deliver optimum systems to users, and ensuring all supplier provided patches and upgrades to the operating system, database, tools and utilities are applied in a timely manner.
2. Maintaining the security and integrity of all LAN, WAN, and Security systems including managing all user access rights and implementation of backup regimes and other disaster recovery procedures.
3. Managing endpoint protection systems including anti-virus, host-based intrusion prevention and device encryption.
4.Managing firewalls, including working towards the migration of boundary security to CheckPoint and implementing internal network segmentation.
5. Working with system owners to manage application security issues, coordinate penetration tests and agree remediation measures.
6. Manage application presentation and security technologies including load balancers and web application firewalls.

Skills and Experience
1. Knowledge of security architecture theory and practice, familiarity with industry standard security frameworks including ISO 27001, SANS and NCSC guidance.
2. Familiarity with CheckPoint and Juniper firewalls, including VPN deployment, rule base administration, IPS, DLP etc.
3. Citrix Netscaler configuration and administration, including load balancing, GSLB, SSL offload and web application firewall.
4. McAfee EPO, including AV, device encryption and endpoint protection.
5. Network routing and TCP/IP protocols.
6. Aruba wireless and remote access technologies.
7. Data encryption and secure data transfer technologies.
8. Microsoft security and identity technologies including Active Directory, DNS and ADFS.
9. SIEM management and administration.
10. Experience of pen testing techniques, and DarkTrace administration are an advantage.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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