Network Security Engineer

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Job Description

Our client is an industry leading business that is looking to hire a Network Security Engineer to join their IT department and play an integral role in improving the security of the network infrastructure and associated devices.

Reporting to the Senior Network Security Engineer you will plan, design, optimise, implement, audit and, troubleshoot the network security system to improve the efficiency of the firm, while maintaining the firm’s security protecting it from vulnerabilities and attacks that present a risk to the firms’ operation.  

The role is multi-disciplined in a multi-location firm, so expertise is required across Information Technology, networking and information security whilst continually working toward security architecture that is resilient enough to withstand any threat.


To maintain the firm’s security and network posture/performance by proactive monitoring our network and security infrastructure

To identify, diagnose, and resolve information security/ network issues.

Based on assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security/ network enhancement.

Ensure proper protocols and processes are followed by creating and maintain comprehensive documentation related to network and security infrastructure.

You will be expected to work on both projects and support

Maintain strong relationships with integrators and vendors to maintain support levels, upgrades, installations, and planning alongside exploration of new features and innovative solutions.

Maintain a watching brief on industry developments and technologies and identify, propose and recommend where requirements are noted.

Act as an out of hours 24×7 escalation contact.

Skills & Qualifications

Proven 5-7 years professional experience as a network security or information security engineer, including experience of troubleshooting and supporting data network and server architecture.

Enterprise firewall experience – experience configuring and managing enterprise firewalls and gateway devices is important in this role, specifically policies around-





Content Filtering

DNS Security

Vulnerability Protection


Enterprise Threat Prevention and EDR technologies- experience configuring and managing enterprise next generation endpoint protection and threat hunting

Enterprise Vulnerability assessment tools- experience in performing regular proactive scans and reacting to those findings

Enterprise Mail Security technologies- experience configuring and managing enterprise email security policies for URL protection, DMARC, DKIM, SPF, Sandboxing, DLP, SPAM, Business Continuity etc

Enterprise PKI Environment- experience in maintaining both internal and external pki environments

Enterprise LAN/ WAN and Voice experience- experience configuring and managing enterprise switches, routers, load balancers and wireless devices

Enterprise Voice Technologies- Unified telephony including sip, voip conferencing and softphones, instant messaging and presence, contact centre and call recording

Sound understanding of backbone infrastructure encompassing LAN and WAN technologies, dynamic routing protocols, VPCs, trunking, Blade chassis networking, active directory, group policies, domains and DNS

Enterprise cloud technology experience- specifically around securing Azure SAAS, PAAS and IAAS solutions

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment screening including criminal and credit reference checking and be required to travel throughout the UK when required to visiting other regional branch locations/

Location:                            Northampton, Northants

Salary:                               £40,000 – £50,000 + Awesome Benefits

Benefits:                            28 days holiday + bank holidays, private medical, great pensions + more

Tenure:                              Permanent

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