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Senior Network Security Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/09/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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About our client:
Our client has one of the largest oil fields in the world located west of Basra in Southern Iraq, operated by a newly formed unincorporated organisation whose main operating base is a secure environment in the south of the oilfield. This contains the hub of the operations and most of the computer users. There are around 30 outlying sites.

About the role:
The Network Security Engineer will responsible for the delivery and support of security services, working with various implementation groups to deliver Security project's to agreed costs and timescales, maintaining quality and ensuring compliance with relevant governance, regulations, standards and policies.

The role requires an individual who can work in a fast changing environment, implementing solution's and providing high levels support.

- Ensure trouble-free operations of network security infrastructure (Cisco ASA, ISE, Router/Switch security, wireless security, Cisco Umbrella, ASDM, Palo Alto)
- Identify risks to service delivery, recommend options to address risks and execute approved options
- Develop the network security systems capability to meet agreed service targets
- Develop the network security policy and auditing processes and procedures
- Participate in network security enhancement projects
- Assist with maintaining network security related portion of the DR plans
- Define and execute network security related 'changes'
- Work with application development to determine application specific security posture
- Hands on approach with familiarity to perform low level configuration changes via CLI or GUI
- Familiar with network management tools - Solarwinds, Netflow. Ability to build and configure network management platforms & SIEM Tools
- Undertake Configuration and Monitoring of Network security events and lead Network security Incident Investigations
- Demonstrable skills on Datacentre , LAN & WAN Network Security
- Participates in tactical and strategic technology planning
- Develop, produce and maintain documentation regarding Security configuration, operating procedures, policy.
- Assists in developing and providing training to junior staff

Qualifications & Experience:
- University level education preferably in Engineering / IT or related discipline.
- ITIL Foundations.
- CCNP Security
- CCIE Security or equivalent preferred.
- Security process or governance certification.
- Experience in designing and deploying security solutions.
- Scripting/Programming Experience.
- Broad understanding of IT
- Ability to work within a multicultural environment

- Experience in a similar role in an oil/gas company

- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Strong analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and able to work with staff at all levels in an organisation
- Proactive thinking - the ability to come up with options and solutions
- Good attention to detail
- Delivery focused
- Willing to challenge and be challenged
- Motivating, positive, energetic, helpful
- Leads by example
- Demonstrates strong customer empathy

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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