Network Security Engineer


    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

    Network Security Specialist

    Permanent: £50,000 – £70,000 + 10-15% Performance Bonus + more benefits

    Location: Hybrid – Office in Sheffield City Centre

    Shift Work also available for extra £9.4k per year

    Your new company

    Due to continued organisational growth, I’m back on the lookout for some talented Network Security Engineers to work in a managed service environment in Sheffield.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to progress your network security career with one of the UK’s leading telecommunication organisations.

    Your new role will involve

    • Joining the existing Network Security team In tandem with the SOC
    • Looking for exposure to vulnerabilities
    • Setting up, maintaining, patching and upgrading customer’s firewalls (typical vendors: Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Checkpoint)
    • Actively working on client Firewalls
    • Completing firewall upgrades
    • Running IPS and IDS
    • Performing log reviews
    • General BAU e.g., VPN creation
    • Facing a variety of clients and helping set up, maintain, monitor, and secure their networks
    • Dealing appropriately with major incidents
    • Making sure appropriate steps are in place and followed for the remediation of vulnerabilities
    • Performing safe upgrades and patches where required
    • Providing accurate and informed security insights internally and with the organisation’s customers
    • Making sure levels of incident response are appropriate

    What you’ll need to succeed

    • A good background in Network Security within a large scale complex organisation
    • Experience setting up, maintaining, and upgrading firewalls
    • In depth experience of any of the following: Fortinet, Cisco ASA/Firepower, Checkpoint or Palo Alto is crucial
    • Experience within a large scale, complex organisation is necessary – managed service/consultancy/B2B prior experience would be highly beneficial too
    • Recent experience dealing with major incidents with networks and firewalls
    • Top end salaries for this role will require some industry certifications (e.g. Fortinet NSE 4/ NSE 5/ NSE 6/ NSE 7, Checkpoint CCSA/CCSE, Palo Alto PCNSA/PCNSE, Cisco CCNA/CCNP) and in depth experience of the above.
    • Eligibility to get SC clearance

    What you’ll get in return

    In addition to a competitive salary of between £50,000 – £70,000 depending on relevant industry experience and live certifications, you can look forward to the following benefits and more:

    • 10% on target bonus – can be paid up to 15% based on performance
    • Study leaves and Network Security certifications paid for
    • Internal progression opportunities
    • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
    • Generous Pension Scheme
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Company specific benefits

    What you need to do now

    If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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