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Network Security Engineer (Cisco & Dell Networks)

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Network Security Engineer (Cisco & Dell Networks)


£40,000 - £45,000

Network Security Engineer required to join my client a niche software house based near Southampton. You will have a strong background in Network Security with specific experience of Cisco & Dell Networks. You will have a wide range of responsibilities including:

  • Support third party penetration testing and audits
  • Ensure key milestones as part of our security calendar are met including vulnerability and wireless scans, changes to standards and our CDE, external events / vulnerabilities, IPS, security reviews, user account audits, user awareness and data protection
  • Planning and implementing network changes, reviews and maintenance
  • Maintaining Hardening Standards (CIS)
  • Maintaining the anti-virus and anti-malware tools
  • Managing our SIEM appliance (including FIM) and Cisco Fire Power consoles (IPS / AMP)
  • Ensuring best practices and policies are adhered to including system peer reviews
  • Maintain the security patching process, ensuring systems receive the appropriate updates on time and with minimal system impact
  • Working with the security council and raising security incidents
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure best practices are implemented and maintained including physical security
  • Keeping up to date with InfoSec events and activities
  • Retaining a BAU visibility across the Data Centre and joining the on-call rota until otherwise agreed (one in 5 weeks - approx.)

Essential Skills and Attributes Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in an IT centric role
  • Strong Microsoft Windows experience
  • Confident with Cisco and Dell networking environments
  • Experience of working on live production systems

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • PowerShell scripting
  • Basic SQL Server Administration including Clustering and High Availability
  • DR and Business Continuity awareness
  • General understanding of cryptography
  • InfoSec Certification - for example CCNA Security, Security Plus

If you have the relevant skills please send your CV to or call 02380 765804.