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Security Engineer - Windows/ Linux Server Experience

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
South Dublin
€50,000 to €65,000 per annum
Lincoln Recruitment Specialists
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Security Engineer - Windows/ Linux server experience





Our client is looking for a Senior Security Engineer/IT Systems Integrator to plan, deploy & support global IT Security infrastructure projects.


The successful candidate can look forward to working in a global engineering team tasked with deploying exciting new security technologies in the fight against new & emerging security threats.


This role is ideally suited to a candidate with Windows/Linux deployment & management skills looking to expand their horizons into information security.


Security Engineer responsibilities:

  • Work with IT Architecture teams to produce low level designs, proof of concepts & technology roadmaps.
  • Support project management colleagues in development of project scheduling, deployment plans, & stakeholder management.
  • Analyse technical solutions end to end to determine the most effective delivery approach, estimate timelines and costs for security solutions.
  • Serve as technical lead for technologies throughout the life of projects. 
  • Execute first time right product installation & configuration.
  • Successfully hand off operations responsibility to the relevant support teams
  • Consult with and advise local business units on issues from best security practice, technical issues with existing technologies etc.
  • Occasionally travel (<5%) to regional/global hubs or for vendor conferences/training.
  • Continuously improve engineering processes through automation & process refinement.

Experience & Skills:

3-5 years’ experience working in a global IT environment in a systems integration or deployment role. 2+ years’ experience deploying & supporting server infrastructure.


  • Windows/Linux server skills - Intermediate
  • IT Security skills – Intermediate
  • Networking skills – Intermediate
  • Operating Systems (Win/*nix) – Intermediate
  • Stakeholder management – Beginner/Intermediate
  • Project Coordination –Intermediate
  • Communication & presentation skills – Beginner/Intermediate
  • Planning & Organisation skills - Intermediate

Desired behaviours & traits:

  • Excellent problem-solving ability with effective debugging of complex systems
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly with senior stakeholders
  • Strong documentation and reporting skills
  • Results focused

Vendor/Platform experience preferred:

Implementation of product installation, configuration, migration & troubleshooting of minimum 2 from:

  • Windows or Linux server infrastructure
  • Intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Firewalls (Cisco ASA, Palo Alto)
  • Network switches (Cisco ACI, Nexus)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection/AV
  • Wireless networking equipment
  • Log management (Splunk, RSA Security Analytics or similar)
  • Identity management
  • Data loss prevention

Relevant Industry Certificates:

Although no specific certificates are required, candidates with a history of continual professional development are preferred.

The following qualifications are highly desirable:

  • Microsoft – MSCA or higher
  • Cisco – CCNA or higher
  • RedHat – RHCE or higher
  • Other vendor specific certificates are also applicable

Information Security certificates, any of:



Contact Details:
Lincoln Recruitment Specialists
Tel: +353 1 661 0444
Contact: John Howe

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