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Network & Security Engineer - Leeds

  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Support
  • Date posted: 27/09/2017
  • Job reference: J370999A

Network & Security Engineer


£50,000- £60,000 (dependent on experience)

The role is to support and deliver our clients digital transformation from a networking perspective. The role is responsible for the support of current and future architecture, Working with the MSP's and various strategic functions on delivering the next generation of network architecture.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Providing support to implement and administer Lan, Wan, Wlan, Gans, VoIP and Cloud architecture.
  • Providing support to implement and administer Perimeter security systems such as Firewalls and IDS/IPS.
  • Providing environments to support end to end and System Integration Testing
  • Working with the Infrastructure Architecture team to build and transition services from Project to Operational management.
  • To ensure incident/requests are dealt with quickly, ensure networks recoverable, monitored and maintained to ensure maximum availability.
  • Manage and monitor access, IDS, Firewalls and engage in security and regulatory processes.
  • Take ownership of specific issues and take action required to resolve these to agreed deadlines and positive responses, including Network patches and security updates
  • To own the network ensuring proper controls in place for access rights and permissions. Adhere to managed controls for adding new users to the environments.
  • Regular auditing of the network to ensure the hardware and user base are correctly recorded in control databases.
  • Responsible for all routine tasks associated with operating and controlling the installed hardware and software. This may include multiple hardware or software platforms. Uses standard procedures and tools to carry out defined system backups, restoring data and config's where necessary.
  • Following agreed procedures, carries out routine configuration/installation and provides sufficient information for reconfiguration of hardware and software
  • Carries out required monitoring, logging and reporting tasks. Takes action on known errors and documented workarounds, logging such actions and advising supervisor or specialists when management or specialist attention is required.
  • establishing the networking environment by designing network configuration, directing network installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards;
  • the design and implementation of new solutions and improving resilience of the current environment;
  • maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with architects on network optimisation;
  • securing networks by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining monitoring access
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

If you would like to have a discussion about the role or for some further details, please do not hesitate to contact Emily on 0161 924 3639

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