Network Security Engineer

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    London, England

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    Samuel Sheldrake

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    9 months ago

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Network Security Engineer (Can speak/write Norwegian & English) - London - 12 month contract - £Competitive daily rate

The main objective of the role is to support the Network Services Department with the operations of the software defined network platform and day to day support using network automation tools. The consultant will be providing support to ensure that the Network Platform and related Services are running optimally and smoothly, working closely with 1st and 2nd line operations to investigate and remediate critical incidents.

The role will include flexible shifts (no night shifts) Monday to Friday covering European and US hours. The team will move fast by cross training, performing process automation and eliminating unnecessary actions.


  • Working collaboratively with the Network Services team to deploy, automate, maintain and operate network and cloud-based solutions and infrastructure
  • Performing Network Security test cases for AWS and CISCO DNA Applications and Services
  • Ensuring the availability, performance, scalability and security of systems: performing and automating daily operational tasks
  • Responding to and Troubleshooting incidents and problems, performing changes
  • Continuously improving deliveries by automating and streamlining operations and processes
  • Actively working to find new and improved processes, techniques and tools to enhance the business IT experience


  • University degree in Computer Science or other relevant field with strong academic records
  • Minimum two years' experience working with Networking and Security Engineering
  • Desirable experience with network automation and scripting including CLI, PowerShell, Ansible and Python
  • Desirable experience with Network Function Virtualisation, SRIOV,CISCO Digital Network Architecture and AWS networking products
  • Demonstrated experience in network technologies, architecture, design & security such as
    • Network Function Virtualisation & SRIOV
    • BGP & IGP
    • Next Gen Firewalls - FirePower, FMC and Palo Alto
    • Cisco ISE, AAA, Tacacs, Radius
    • Cisco DNA Wired & Wireless and Software Defined Access
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with a high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Up-to-date network certifications (AWS, CCNA, CCNP)
  • Desirable DevOps and Agile mindset and focus
  • Proactive and self-driven work style and a good team player
  • Ambition to excel & High level of integrity