Network Security Engineer

  • Job Reference: PR/019732
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2019
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £35,000 to £35,001
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Network Security Engineer
(Southampton, Hampshire)

Salary: £45,000 pa
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities and Tasks:

- Work with all stakeholders to ensure our ongoing PCI-DSS compliance is maintained in conjunction with the QSA
- Support third party penetration testing and audits
- Ensure key milestones as part of a PCI-DSS security calendar are met including vulnerability and wireless scans, changes to standards and our CDE, external events / vulnerabilities, IPS, security reviews, user account audits, user awareness and data protection
- Planning and implementing network changes, reviews and maintenance
- Maintaining Hardening Standards (CIS)
- Maintaining the anti-virus and anti-malware tools
- Managing our SIEM appliance (including FIM) and Cisco Fire Power consoles (IPS / AMP)
- Ensuring best practices and policies are adhered to including system peer reviews
- Maintain the security patching process, ensuring systems receive the appropriate updates on time and with minimal system impact
- Working with the security council and raising security incidents
- Liaising with other departments to ensure best practices are implemented and maintained including physical security
- Keeping up to date with InfoSec events and activities
- Retaining a BAU visibility across the Data Centre and joining the on-call rota until otherwise agreed (one in 5 weeks - approx.)

Essential Skills and Attributes Required:

- Minimum of 5 years' experience in an IT centric role
- Strong Microsoft Windows experience
- Confident with Cisco and Dell networking environments
- Experience of working on live production systems

Additional Skills Preferred:

- PowerShell scripting
- Basic SQL Server Administration including Clustering and High Availability
- DR and Business Continuity awareness
- General understanding of cryptography
- InfoSec Certification - for example CCNA Security, Security Plus

For more information on this exciting opportunity please contact Athena Antoniou on -

T: 01372 748444