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  • IT Senior Network Engineer (Security & Cloud) - 22000339

    United Arab Emirates
    Closing Date: Aug 15th 2022


  • The ‘IT Senior Network Engineer (Security & Cloud)’ troubleshoots problems on the network, monitors underlying communication protocols and supports network and security hardware and software. He/she maintains network connectivity and availability. The ideal candidate has to be well versed with cloud infrastructure (public and private clouds) and be responsible for building, executing, managing, and maintaining network infrastructure and related security functions.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

    Key Activities
     
    1. Install network hardware, peripherals, services, settings, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
    2. Planning and implementing various Lan/Wan/Wireless network solutions related to the project and related systems
    3. Installing networks/systems and performing analysis, reporting on network/system applications related to the suite of applications
    4. Configuring LDAP/LDAPS and other authentication technologies to support network infrastructure
    5. Install, configure and maintain Cisco, Palo Alto and Fortigate Firewalls, VPN Concentrators and other security appliances related to the network infrastructure
    6. Install, configure and maintain load balancers related to the network infrastructure
    7. Data center physical networking and communication management
    8. Network and Security SME for projects with network and security components
    9. Partner with Technical Architects to develop and maintain enterprise documentation and architecture network and security diagrams 
    10. Monitor networks and make any necessary repairs utilizing available network tools before they cause network outages.
    11. Monitor and maintain VPN gateways and any other related equipment and services.
    12. Respond to and mitigate network security events such as Distributed Denial of Service attacks
    13. Setup/manage network, security, and virtualized infrastructure 
    14. Review, analyse, and execute network change requests
    15. Lead network improvement and maintenance projects
    16. Developing selection criteria for choosing the various SaaS, and IaaS solutions available in the market
    17. IaaS cloud services management and governance
    18. Adhere to flydubai change management process and procedures for efficient use and handling of all resource changes (Hardware, software, service and data) to minimize the impact of Change-related faults.
    19. Implement LAN/WAN maintenance and management procedures and ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms 

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE/ KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

    Minimum Qualification

    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
    Relevant Cisco Certifications (Cisco CCNP Collaboration)
    Experienced in technologies such as HP, Juniper, Cisco, Fortigate, PaloAlto, Barracuda, F5, Incapsula,
    ITIL Foundation

    Experience

    10 + years’ proven experience in network and security field. 
    Expertise in Active Directory, Firewalls, VPN, Proxy.
    Strong L3 troubleshooting.
    Experience in security and compliance standards like ISO 27001, ISF, COBIT.
    Hands on experience with routing (BGP, EIGRP, RIP, IGRP) and switching on Cisco and HP devices
    Hands on experience with Cisco ASA and Fortigate Firewalls
    Working knowledge of local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), internet, email systems, telecommunications and data communications; standard operating systems, storage for local and distributed environments
    Expertise in using various monitoring, management, and capacity planning tools such as Solarwinds, Splunk, Nagois, Zabbix etc.
    Ability to capture and interpret wireshark logs for in depth packet level analysis
    Knowledge and understanding of basic information security principles
    Knowledge of security best practice guidelines (ISO 17799, NIST, etc.)
    Relevant professional experience including working knowledge of the following technologies:
    a. TCP/IP networking including IP classes, subnets, multicast, NAT
    b. WINS, DNS, and DHCP, Network troubleshooting
    c. Microsoft OS and Server technologies
    d. Remote access methods
    e. Backup and disaster recovery methodologies
    f. Patch management technologies and processes
    g. Wireless protocols and services
    h. Network analysis tools
    i. Familiarity with UNIX a plus
    Hands on experience with firewalls, routers, bridges, switches and gateway devices, appliances and software.
    Highly skilled in network oriented problem solving, critical thinking and troubleshooting
    Highly knowledgeable in network fundamentals and IP communication technologies
    Able to handle private and confidential information with physical and ethical care
    Able to work independently and efficiently to meet project milestones and support SLA’s
    Able to multi-task, prioritize, and resolve multiple inquiries at once or in order of priority
    Able to troubleshoot complex hardware, software and network issues
    Ability to identify and rapidly learn new and complex technologies

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    Customer Focus
    Team work
    Effective Communication
    Personal Accountability & Commitment to achieve
    Resilience and Flexibility (Can do attitude)
    Strategic Thinking
    Business Acumen
    Inspiring & Developing others
    Decision Making