Network Security Engineer / Operational Lead - Greenwich

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Network Security Engineer / Operational Lead - Greenwich

Established Network Security Engineer required to work with huge public sector customer based in London on behalf of an international solutions and managed services company.

Job Description

Network Security Engineer - London
£50,000 - £55,000pa + Shift Allowance & Benefits

Key skills: CCNP, Cisco, Network Security, Cisco ASA, CheckPoint, PaloAlto.

The company
An international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data centre and cloud services, and managed services.

They employ over 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers.

The role
The Network Security Engineer will act as subject matter specialist for network security and also provide technical guidance and direction within a team of 4 engineers across other supported technologies. The candidate will have primary technical responsibility for the day to day support, operational and management of the client's network.

These responsibilities include:
* Network management including operational oversight of configuration items
* Incident management - including SLA jeopardy management
* Change management - including preparation, implementation and review
* Engagement in Projects that have a direct impact on live, operational services
* Potential and willingness to support Design and Transition activities of Projects if required
* Technical and Process supervision, mentoring and support of other team members
* Monitoring capacity thresholds and taking action through established ITIL processes

The person
A dynamic and enthusiastic Network Security Engineer is required, with a good balance of technical competency, and stakeholder credibility.
The individual performing this role should be able to understand and articulate how the technical work they lead supports the client's operational goals.

Essential skills:
* CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
* Significant Network Security engineering experience
* Experience of configuring/troubleshooting/monitoring Firewalls and IPS solutions, including at least two of the following: Cisco ASA (Firewall, VPN) / Cisco Anyconnect RAS / Check Point (GAiA and SPLAT) / Palo Alto Networks firewalls
* Experience of working in a managed service environment, ideally within an on-site team
* Excellent written, oral and communication skills

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. Our industry coverage includes, but is not limited to: Infrastructure and Built Environment, IT (including Security, Communications, SaaS, ERP, IT Sales, and more) Oil and Gas, Defence, Engineering and Technology, Technical Sales, Energy, Space, Telecommunications, Manufacturing and much, much more. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.