Network Security Engineer

Job Vacancy

Key purpose of the role

The ITS network is undergoing a period of growth adding and developing new services and features and building its national network across the country. A Network Security engineer with experience of carrier class vendors and networks is required to develop and build the ITS Security architecture. This is a varied role which includes elements of Security Design, Build and Operation. The role will cover aspects of Network, Systems and Services security and be a focal point for network security within the business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Shape ITS technical security and architecture
  • Design and implement security solutions
  • Engage with security vendors to discuss current capabilities and future strategy
  • Engage with operational teams to implement security designs
  • Embed security best practice within engineering and wider business areas
  • Work with IOC to proactively and reactively monitor for security related incidents

Package Overview

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday entitlement including birthday off
  • Membership of the ITS workplace pension scheme

Person Specification Overview

Experience

Essential

  • Telco/Enterprise security operations centre or security engineering/operations role
  • Experience of modern NGFW infrastructure and network firewalling hardware and platforms
  • Experience of security solutions for on-premise and cloud based services
  • SSCP, CISSP or CISM security certifications or applicable experience

Desirable

  • CCNP/JNCIP or applicable experience
  • Knowledge of telecoms industry fibre products and services
  • Network systems experience
  • Linux/Unix scripting

Skills / Abilities & Relevant Competencies

Essential
 Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
 Self-motivated and driven to meet business objectives and targets
 Enthusiastic and highly motivated with an eye for detail
 Able to liaise and interact effectively with internal customers, senior management and
technical teams

Special Requirements

 Capability to gain security clearance if needed

Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Warrington
Deadline: ASAP

Interested? The full job specification can be downloaded at the link below.

To apply, please complete the form below, attaching a covering letter and your CV.