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Firewall Engineer (Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA etc.)

  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + shift allowance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 22/02/2017
  • Job reference: J352044A
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Firewall Security Engineer - (Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA etc.)

Firewall Security Engineer (Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA etc.) , a hardworking individual from a network/support background looking to pursue a career in Cyber Security.

The Role

As a member of the Security Operations Centre (SOC), you will be part of a team responsible for the delivery of 24/7/365 IT security services to a range of clients.

You will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of client IT infrastructures, and protecting corresponding information systems from internal and external infiltration, attack or compromise. Additionally, you will be responsible for periodic and ad-hoc assessments of host vulnerability and application security.

You will use your network security knowledge to focus on the delivery of Firewall and Intrusion Detection/Prevention services (IDS/IPS) and assist with investigations into security alerts arising from client Security Information & Event Management systems (SIEM).

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience in IT Network Security, Firewall Exposure or IP Networking and proficiency with a range of firewalls, including Checkpoint, Juniper, and Cisco Firewalls.

The Company

Our client is a Top 5 Global Organisations in IT and Information Security, providing products, solutions, and managed services to a wide range of enterprises across the UK and Internationally.

Salary and Benefits

The Salary is negotiable dependent on experience. As this role is a 24*7*365 position shift work is required and there is an additional shift allowance and excellent corporate benefits package.

The Ideal Candidate Personal Profile

Previous experience working in a Security Operations environment is desirable, but not essential. This role is perfect for a candidate who has demonstrated an interest in the security field as a part of their future career as our client is prepared to provide you with the building blocks for this career. This is a non-static role within their extensive security operations centre, with the intention of providing you with a skill-set that encompasses all aspects of IT Security.

Desirable qualities include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a service delivery mentality and relevant industry experience (including client engagement skills, time and expectation management).

Are you the candidate we're looking for?

Find out more by calling 0161 924 3912, alternatively email

Greater Manchester, UK - North West.

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