Technology

Network Security Solutions Engineer

Technology
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Network Security Solutions Engineer

Nicosia
Cyprus
Full Time
Hybrid

Our client, established in 1986, is one of the leading and pioneering companies in the emerging technology industry in Cyprus. They are currently seeking a talented Network & Security Solutions Engineer to join their team in Nicosia.

Job Description

  • Designing, Implementing, Supporting, testing, and auditing IT network and  security solutions implementations, based on the products and solutions that  our company promotes to the local market.
  • Participation in the study and evaluation of new networks & security related  products and solutions, that are considered necessary to enrich our  company’s portfolio, according to the demand and new developments of N&S  in the local market
  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of IT network & security  solutions and applications, industry directions, and trends.
  • Analysing security issues and logs to understand various system problems.
  • Consulting customers on Networks & Security strategy and issues on behalf of  the company
  • Assessing and analysing network vulnerabilities and develop strategies to  mitigate risks.
  • Configuring and optimizing network performance, ensuring high availability  and reliability
  • Demonstrating overall knowledge for the new technologies,  developments  and trends in the IT networks and security sector

Training and Development

  • Analysing security issues and logs to understand various system problems.
  • Consulting customers on Networks & Security strategy and issues on behalf of  the company
  • Assessing and analysing network vulnerabilities and develop strategies to  mitigate risks.
  • Configuring and optimizing network performance, ensuring high availability  and reliability
  • Demonstrating overall knowledge for the new technologies,  developments  and trends in the IT networks and security sector

Strategy

  • Collaborates with Management Team and selected Partners and Vendors to  set technical standards and strategic direction
  • Contributes to strategic technology direction and provides ideas for new  solutions and services

Management Assistance

  • Assists the NIS Engineering Manager in assigning resources to open customer  support calls as per the skillset of the team.
  • Provides assistance to NIS Engineering Manager in technical, financial, and HR  matters.

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Technology,  IT Networks & Security, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a network engineering role with a focus on IT security
  • Certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of Greek and English language
  • HPE Aruba network certification will be seriously considered as an advantage 
    Any other platform related certification from network and security vendors like 
    Barracuda, Palo Alto

Technical Skills

  • Network Protocols: Understand common network protocols (such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SNMP) and their interactions. 
  • Operating Systems: Proficiency in various operating systems such as Windows and Linux 
  • Security Tools: Knowledge of security tools like intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), vulnerability scanners, and network monitoring tools.

Networking Capabilities

  • Cisco Switches and Routers: Understand configuration, VLANs, routing protocols, and access control lists (ACLs). 
  • Aruba Switches and Wireless: Familiarize yourself with Aruba’s wireless solutions, including access points and controllers. 
  • Unifi Wireless: Familiarity with Ubiquiti's Unifi wireless access points and controller software for WLAN management

Firewalls and Security Systems

  • Checkpoint, Fortinet, Palo Alto: Expertise in configuring, managing, and troubleshooting firewalls from vendors like Checkpoint (Gaia OS), 
  • Fortinet (FortiOS), and Palo Alto Networks (PAN-OS). Understanding of firewall policies, NAT, VPN configurations, and threat prevention features. 
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF): Understanding of WAF technologies and deployment methodologies to protect web applications from  common web-based attacks. 
  • Load Balancing Solutions: Proficiency in configuring and managing load balancers (e.g., Kemp, Peplink) for distributing network traffic across multiple servers to ensure high availability and scalability

Security Solutions

  • Email & Web Filtering: Implement solutions to filter malicious emails and URLs 
  • Antivirus/Endpoint/EDR/XDR Solutions: Experience with antivirus software, endpoint protection platforms (EPP), endpoint detection and response (EDR), and extended detection and response (XDR) solutions from vendors like Eset, CrowdStrike, or Defender. 
  • Access and Identity Management: Understand authentication, authorization, and identity management systems. 
  • Network and Security Monitoring Tools: Experience with network monitoring tools (e.g. Solarwinds, Aruba Central) and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions  for real-time threat detection, incident response, and compliance reporting. 
  • DLP (Data Loss Prevention) Solutions:  Experience with DLP software such as Symantec, McAfee, ForcePoint, Safetica will be considered as an advantage. 
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