Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint, DLP)

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Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint, DLP)

Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint, DLP) - Havant Permanent Salary £52,000- £62,000 plus excellent benefits and career opportunities Location: Havant, Hampshire

Job Description

Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint, DLP) - Havant
Salary £52,000- £62,000 plus excellent benefits and career opportunities
Location: Havant, Hampshire

My client are a FTSE 35 Company and is one of the largest and most diverse companies in the UK. Our business is powered by talented, enthusiastic people in a whole range of roles - supporting, co-ordinating and driving the business to meet our responsibilities and achieve our company goals.

The role
The IT Operational Security team manages and maintains the security infrastructure, providing protection to IT assets, enabling safe data transit and ensuring the integrity of the data held. We have exciting opportunities in this team for the implementation, support and maintenance of our group security infrastructure including perimeter firewall, proxy servers, email gateways and 3rd party connectivity.

Working at a senior level, you will be directly involved in the daily workload of the team and be personally responsible for several aspects of this, owning at least one aspect of incident resolution and root cause analysis. Typically you will contribute to the production, review and maintenance of team documentation; be responsible for high-profile tasks and/or project delivery, take responsibility for specific tasks associated with compliance activities; own aspects of the development, documentation and maintenance of standards, strategies and processes.

On a day-to-day basis you will provide technical support and guidance to business areas and other technical teams and will be required to act as mentor and guide to more junior members of the team, delegating work to them where appropriate. You may also have the opportunity to deputise for the Team Leader.

The person
For our Senior position, you will possess significant experience in Checkpoint. Additionally you will have experience with email Gateways (IronPort) and an understanding of Unix and Information Security.

As well as ideally having experience in related areas of IT to help with cross-team initiatives, you will also have strong experience with some of the following: Firewalls; Web Gateways; Load Balancers; Networking Routing/Topology; IPS; ISE; DLP such as Fireeye, Symantec Endpoint (SEP), IBM Datapower. Other useful areas of knowledge are: IT security; External DNS; 3rd Party Access Configuration; Secureclient Remote Access; Windows OS; ACS; PGP; and Two-factor authentication

(As a member of the IT Operational Security team you will be required to participate in a 24/7 standby rota.)

The above is the level of knowledge and experience required for the Senior position. However, candidates who do not possess this level of skills and experience may be considered as an Operational Security Engineer for which the salary range is £37,000 - £49,000

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This will include a criminal record check.

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