Networks Security Engineer - Permanent

Networks Security Engineer - Permanent

About the role

We are seeking a networks engineer to provide network engineering skills and operational support to the functions provided by network security services. The scope of technical functions that are covered by this service domain are firewalls, web security platforms, intrusion protection and detection, and network access control systems. In order to be successful a conceptual understanding of how network security services tie in with other network domains to provide technical network solutions is required along with network design, implementation and problem solving skills.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design, build and release network solutions to meet business, service and lifecycle network security requirements
  • Implement automated solutions to current manual tasks
  • Perform proactive platform systems management
  • Own and resolve operational issues
  • Create knowledgebase articles to share experiences
  • Ongoing upgrade and maintenance of associated platform hardware
  • Perform root-cause analysis and solve problems
  • Design and build operational reports to provide an overview of service health
  • Review operational readiness of new projects and develop standards where appropriate
  • Work with product vendors to troubleshoot issues
  • Provide first-class system support from initial contact to closure
  • Execute maintenance and disaster recovery tests on a scheduled basis or as required
  • Work with other global infrastructure teams to implement/execute change requests
  • Identify, report and resolve poorly performing system issues using agreed troubleshooting tools and processes
  • Troubleshoot issues using structured processes

About You
  • University degree in computer science or engineering, or equivalent
  • Over 2 years in a networking position with experience supporting enterprise and multi country networks
  • Ability to work co-operatively with global technology teams
  • A quick-thinking problem solver, able to assimilate data rapidly in order to present solutions to difficult day-to-day incidents
  • Ability to deal effectively with colleagues and business users working in a constantly evolving environment across multiple time-zones and cultures
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and when faced with adversity or urgent issues
  • Customer-focused with a "service first" mentality and best-in-class communication skills
  • A self-starter who assumes responsibility for a range of activities and tasks
  • Ability to view current processes and procedures as opportunities for enhancement, tuning and improvement
  • Strong network analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Exposure to ITIL or other service management based methodologies

The following attributes are considered desirable:
  • Exposure to at least 1 programming language
  • CCNP or CCIE certified
  • Palo Alto, CheckPoint of Cisco ASA certifications
  • Aruba ClearPass or Cisco ISE certifications
  • Web Security Platform management experience
  • Coding experience preferably with Python
  • Working knowledge of UNIX, Linux, Windows, SNMP, Microsoft Active Directory

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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Advertised: 25 Jan 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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