Do you want to join a small team managing and securing a large international network based out of Dublin?
Do you have an interest in networking with a focus on security and have a willingness to learn?
An established company based in Dublin is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as a network security engineer.
Huge growth potential in this role for a high profile client and will suit someone seeking to further the career or pass on their expertise.
Key duties and responsibilities
Work with the network architect and senior security engineer on network design, implementation and on-going maintenance.
Provide Level 2 support to the Helpdesk on networking and security issues.
Communicate clearly to users the cause and resolution of IT issues in a timely and polite manner.
Highlight and report all major IT issues and risks to Senior engineers and IT Management in a timely manner.
Research, test and implement new systems to improve efficiencies and security posture.
Assist with testing system releases, patches and disaster recovery.
Provide technical input into vendors proposal, change requests, and incident management.
Execute standard administration tasks such as reviewing system logs, monitor jobs and responding to system alerts.
Oversight of 3rd party vendor covering service delivery and performing installation works.
Assist with network analysis and support of critical network systems.
Experience and skills
Cisco CCNA or CCNP or equivalent experience
2+ years experience as network administrator ideally in a security focused role.
Proven skills in networking to include but not exclusively : TCP/IP, IPsec, LAN/WAN technologies, Firewalls, Proxies, Load Balancers, Wireless, VOIP, Video Conferencing, QOS, 802.x
Excellent problem solving abilities and good at working under own initiative
Good decision making skills/judgment
Ability to take ownership of a technical solution and work with a number of stakeholders (internal and external) to deliver a design and implementation approach
Excellent written and communication skills in English
Ability to be able to work well under pressure during disaster situations
Proven skills in networking topics
Experience in scripting (python, bash, PowerShell) would be an advantage
Experience in networking testing or vulnerability testing would be an advantage
Experience working with both Windows and Linux would be an advantage