We are working with a leading financial services company who are looking to onboard a Network Security Engineer as part of our their continuous growth. As a Network Security Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust network security. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to assess security risks, develop mitigation strategies, and implement industry best practices to safeguard their systems.
Contract: 6 months rolling
Rate: £450 – £550 Inside IR35
Location: 1 day a week in London
Network Security Engineer – Responsibilities:
- Design, deploy, and configure Cisco network security solutions, including firewalls, VPNs, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and secure remote access technologies.
- Perform network security assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration tests to identify and mitigate potential risks.
- Monitor network traffic and security event logs to detect and respond to security incidents, including intrusion attempts, malware infections, and data breaches.
- Provide technical expertise and guidance in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of network security technologies and solutions.
- Troubleshoot and resolve network security issues, working closely with network administrators and other IT teams.
- Participate in incident response activities, including containment, eradication, and recovery.
Network Security Engineer – Requirements:
- In-depth knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, routing protocols, VLANs, and VPN technologies.
- Strong understanding of network security concepts, including access control, authentication, encryption, and vulnerability management.
- Experience with network security technologies and tools, such as IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, and endpoint protection.
- Cisco certifications, such as CCNP Security or CCIE Security, are highly desired.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
If you feel you have the experience and could be a good fit then please apply or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org directly. Look forward to speaking with you all!