Firewall Engineer

Location
Mons (Arrondissement), Hainaut (BE)
Salary
Approx daily rates in Euros: 400.00-600.00 per day
Posted
03 Nov 2020
Closes
01 Dec 2020
Ref
JG/1635
Clearance Level
NATO, SC
Job Type
Contract

Mandatory 
- Previous  experience  and  detailed  knowledge  of  the  MARCOM  infrastructure  design and service operations. 
- Very  good  experience  with  Palo  Alto  Networks  Firewalls  and  enterprise-scale  management (Panorama) 
- Strong   experience   and   knowledge   of   deploying   Palo   Alto   Network   Threat   Prevention on Enterprise level. 
- Very  Good  experience  and  knowledge  of  Computer  and  Networks  Security  principles and procedures and technologies. 
- Troubleshooting of Linux and/or Windows infrastructures 
- Strong knowledge and experience of Boundaries Protections Devices 
- Strong experience and technical knowledge on wide and local area networks and components (switches, routers) 
- Comprehensive  knowledge  of  the  principles  of  computer  and  communication  security,  LAN/WAN  networking  including  protocol  network  architecture,  and  the  vulnerabilities of modern operating systems and applications 
- Good experience in troubleshooting TCP/IP networks to identify problems. 
- Working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and services. 
- Excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal, with the ability to clearly and successfully articulate complex issues to a variety of audiences and teams 

Clearance Required: National Secret (e.g. SC) or NATO Secret

Skills Knowledge Experience:
Essential to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar related discipline combined with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as Security Analyst or Engineer or similar position involving Technical ICT Engineering knowledge, or a Secondary education and completed advanced vocational education (loading to a professional qualification or professional accreditation) with 7 years post related experience. 

Desirable 
- Knowledge of DNS, mail, web servers/proxies, mail guards 
- Software engineering including programming and/or scripting knowledge (python, shell scripting, PowerShell). 
- Industry  leading  certification  in  the  area  of  Cybersecurity  such  as  CISSP,  CISM,  MCSE/S, CISA, GSNA, SANS GIAC. 
- A   solid   understanding   of   Information   Security   Practices;   relating   to   the   Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of information (CIA triad.) 
- Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements.

ROLES & DUTIES.  
Under the direction of Section Head, Gateway Security Services, the Level 3 Firewall Engineer will perform duties such as, but not limited to, the following:
-    Support primarily the centrally delivered elements of the MARCOM local SLA, but also the Centralised SLA activities in all areas of network and security devices, such as 
* Central administration of Boundary Protection and Gateway services 
* System staging and configuration 
* Firewall policy development 
-     Management,  maintenance  and  configuration  of  appliances  and  software  applications  for  Gateway  Security  systems,  including  network  security  devices  such  as  firewalls  and  data  diodes to ensure continuing functionality and availability. 
-    Provide  technical  support  in  troubleshooting  infrastructure  and  operational  issues  and  collaborating with other teams for a successful resolution;  
-    Perform  the  analysis,  design,  implementation  and  maintenance  of  authorised  changes,  related  to  Gateway  Security  Systems  and  the  integration/tailoring  of  vendor  supplied  components,  following  established  procedures  for  quality,  configuration  control,  testing,  documentation and security; 
-    Collaborate with the Infrastructure Management and other Cyber Security teams 
-    Provide assistance to Incident Handlers to identify and remediate security incidents 
-    Review security documentation and provide technical advice, when requested 
-    Performs other duties as may be required. 

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