Network Security Engineer

Full Time Northampton Northamptonshire IT Job Pro UK

Network Security Engineer – £40k – £45k + Excellent Benefits Package
Professional Services

A well-established professional services organization in the Northampton area are looking to recruit a Network Security Engineer to join their growing IT team.

Reporting to the Senior Network Engineer the job holder is required to plan, design, optimise, implement, audit and, troubleshoot the network security system to improve the efficiency of the company.

The successful candidate will act as an out of hours 24×7 escalation contact.

Skills / Environment
*Experience working as a Network Engineer or Security Engineer on an enterprise scale
*Troubleshooting and supporting data network and server architecture
*Configuring and managing enterprise firewalls and gateway devices
*Experience of enterprise Vulnerability assessment tools
*Enterprise LAN/WAN and Voice experience
*Knowledge and experience of Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco Nexus and Catalyst switches, Cisco Routers or Cisco Meraki (desirable)
*Relevant Network certifications such as CCNP Security and CISSP.
*Experience of working in a Cloud first environment.

Role Overview
*To maintain the companies security and network posture/performance by proactive monitoring our network and security infrastructure
*To identify, diagnose, and resolve information security/ network issues.
*Based on assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security/ network enhancement.
*Ensure proper protocols and processes are followed by creating and maintain comprehensive documentation related to network and security infrastructure.
*You will be expected to work on both projects and support
*Maintain strong relationships with integrators and vendors to maintain support levels, upgrades, installations, and planning alongside exploration of new features and innovative solutions.

Salary: £40k – £45k
Benefits: A pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5.5%, 23 days holiday with option to buy up to 8 additional days and many more!

This role may suit candidates, who hold the following job titles: Network Security Engineer, Network Engineer, Security Engineer, Information Security Engineer

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