We are looking to recruit a Network Security Analyst to join our growing team in Peterborough. You will benefit from working in a fast-paced technical support environment, as part of our security team tasked with managing our firewall estate and core networking equipment.
Exposed to a large and complex multinational environment, you will form part of a team that are focused on maintaining and improving our network security posture.
The ideal candidate will bring a solid foundational knowledge of networking, a good understanding of firewall technology, a passion for security and an eagerness and aptitude to quickly learn new technologies.
- Investigate and resolve Network Security incidents across our global network
- Work with 3rd party suppliers to resolve and escalate issues if required
- Maintain and update technical network documentation.
- Change governance for firewall policy changes
- Maintain network device hygiene and secure configuration
- Use monitoring and analytical tools to proactively identify issues
Formal Education & Certification
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or equivalent work experience
Cisco CCNA Security
Vendor firewall certification, such as Checkpoint CCSA
Knowledge & Experience
A solid understanding of networking concepts
Problem solving experience working with Firewalls (ideally Palo Alto or Checkpoint)
Exposure to IDS, IPS, web access/filtering and cloud security systems
An interest and understanding of current and emerging security threats
Hands-on technical knowledge of network systems, protocols, and standards including Ethernet, WiFi, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, OSPF
Knowledge of network management and analysis tools
Experience working in a switched and routed environment
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Able to conduct research into security issues and products as required
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Self-motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail
Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Strong customer service orientation
Enjoys working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment