Job Description Template for:

Network & Security Engineer

Years of experience: 2 - 5 years
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cyber-security or related IT fields.
Responsibilities:
  • Planning, engineering, and monitoring the security arrangements for the protection of the network systems.
  • Identifying, monitoring, and defining the requirements of the overall security of the system.
  • Creating different ways to solve the existing threats and security issues.
  • Configuring and implementing intrusion detection systems and firewalls.
  • Testing and checking the system for weaknesses in software and hardware.
  • Maintaining firewalls, virtual private networks, web protocols, and email security.
  • Creating virus and threat detection systems.
  • Configuring and installing security infrastructure devices.
  • Investigating intrusion and hacking incidents, collecting incident responses, and carrying out forensic investigations.
  • Determining latest technologies and processes that improve the overall security of the system.
  • Using industry-standard analysis criteria to test the security level of the firm.
  • Developing tracking documents to note system vulnerabilities.
  • Reporting the security analysis and monitoring findings.
  • Supervising the configuration and installation of new software and hardware.
  • Implementing regulatory systems in accordance with IT security.
  • Informing the company about the security incidents as soon as possible.
  • Modifying the technical, legal, and regulatory aspects of the system security.
  • Defining and maintaining security policies.
  • Occasionally replacing the security system protocol and architecture.
  • Maintaining switches and servers.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Proven work experience as a network security engineer or information security engineer.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining security systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest technologies, security principles, and protocols.
  • Complete command on dealing with security systems, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, anti-virus software, log management, authentication systems, content filtering, etc.
  • Understanding of the web-related terminologies and software such as web applications, web related protocols, service-oriented architectures, and web services.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful scenarios.
  • Ability to communicate and report network security incidents and issues to the upper management.
  • Ability to define and implement the results of malicious code, mobile code, and anti-virus software.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.
  • Knowledge of computer forensic tools, data loss prevention methods, and disaster recovery methods.
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Network engineer certifications such as CCNP Security (Cisco Certified Network Professional Security), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), and GIAC Security Certifications.


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