Security Engineer: Network/Firewall Security

Security Engineer: Network/Firewall Security

Job Description:

As a Security Engineer specialising in Network Security you will be responsible for administration, configuration, design and troubleshooting to ensure a successful customer experience. These tasks will primarily be carried out against Firewall Solutions across on-premises, cloud & Hybrid deployments where a multitude of Vendor products co-exist. CYBER1 Solutions works with different security solution providers at the forefront of developing new standards for protection against, insight into, and detection and mitigation of cyber security threats.


As a Security Engineer (Network/Firewall), we will expect you to:

  • Design, Architect and Deploy networking security solutions;
  • Conduct security assessments, recommend and implement best practices;
  • Conduct POCs, demos, presentations and implementation when required;
  • Document related problems and resolutions for future reference;
  • Monitor system performance and implement performance tuning;
  • Troubleshooting of all related issues, including network and security;
  • Firewall co-ordination
    - Driving day to day management with vendors (requests, changes and incidents)
    - Process improvement
    - Driving implementation of policies and standards in the network security domain
    - Firewall projects, installation, upgrades and advanced troubleshooting
  • Security Consulting
  • Research new threats, exploits and vulnerabilities.
  • Assisting in driving and co-ordinating Security Operations involvement
    - Reporting on services that you are responsible for
    - Meetings and stand-in for resources in team.
  • The role is not limited to the above mentioned and additional responsibilities related to Security Operations may be required.
Required skills and qualifications:

(Qualifications, years of experience and relevant certification / requirements)

  • Solid foundational understanding of network & security design
  • Ability to work within constraints of service level agreements, strict deadlines and follow strict procedures
  • Be prepared to be on standby and work overtime as required
  • Stay abreast with emerging technologies and threats and ability to proactively assess and evaluate the adoption thereof in the organisation
  • Willingness to knowledge share & provide mentorship to Jnr Engineers
  • Excellent problem solving and planning skills
  • Self-motivated, committed to offering a professional service of the highest standard and be able to work independently
  • Flexible, self-organised and display high level of initiative and operate effectively under pressure
  • Delivery within specified Service Level Agreements and defined timelines
  • Ability to build positive working relationships
  • Strong command of the English language (both written and verbal)
Preferred skills and qualifications:
  • Grade 12 + Tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years inclusive Networking & Security experience with specific focus on Next Gen Firewall solutions
  • CCNA R&S, N+, S+
  • Excellent knowledge of Next-Generation Firewalls
  • Valid Palo Alto and/or CheckPoint Expert Certifications
  • Certifications on related Cloud Security Solutions
  • End Point and EDR Certifications

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