Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Network Security Engineer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:4 to 3 years
Job published:24 June 2020
Job reference no:232866722

Job Description

Network Security Engineer


• Give input on best practice security standards on new systems, network design, and respective third party integrations.
• Support and maintain all network security devices across multiple sites (Globally)
• Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configurations, security architecture and best practice principles.
• Daily administration of firewall rules, IPS Policies and Filters via change control procedures.
• Monitor performance, logs, reports and alerts of potential threats or attempted breaches related to security incidents and remediate accordingly.
• Collaborate with management and department leaders to assess near and long-term network security assessments, vulnerabilities and risks.
• Perform and assist with vulnerability scans and penetration tests.
• Willing to travel and be on standby.

Key Competencies and Qualifications

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Ability to seek out vulnerabilities in IT infrastructures
• A deep understanding of how hackers work and ability to keep up to date with the fast pace of change in the criminal cyber-underworld
• Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of IT systems
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to take responsibility and be decisive
• Ability to work within a small team
• Effective planning and organizational skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Formal Cisco certification ideal – CCNA (Security)
• Minimum of 5 years networks security support experience
• Must have experience in the areas of vulnerability threat management, cyber security, and supporting management tools and technologies such as Cisco ASA, Intrusion Prevention, FirePOWER- and FireSIGHT Manager, Qualys and Splunk.