An exciting Network Security Engineer job has opened up at a world-class financial services firm.
About the Network Security Engineer Role: In this role, you will be responsible for managing and optimising the network infrastructure to ensure seamless communication and data transmission across the organisation. Your expertise will play a vital role in maintaining network security and stability, enabling uninterrupted financial services to end clients.
Network Design and Implementation:
Design, implement, and maintain the organisation's network infrastructure, including switches, routers, firewalls, and load balancers, to ensure efficient and secure data transmission
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and design network solutions that align with organisational goals and industry best practices
Configure and optimise network devices to achieve high availability, redundancy, and scalability
Network Troubleshooting and Support:
Provide level 2 support for network-related incidents and service requests, promptly resolving issues to minimise downtime and ensure uninterrupted business operations
Perform network diagnostics and troubleshooting to identify and resolve complex network problems, including issues related to hardware, software, and connectivity
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including vendors and service providers, to resolve network-related issues in a timely and efficient manner
Network Security and Compliance:
Implement and maintain network security measures, including firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems, to safeguard confidential financial data and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
Stay updated with the latest network security trends and technologies, recommending and implementing enhancements to mitigate emerging threats
Network Performance Optimisation:
Monitor network performance and proactively identify and resolve performance bottlenecks and congestion issues
Conduct periodic network performance analysis to identify opportunities for optimisation and capacity planning
Collaborate with the IT team to implement network performance improvement initiatives and ensure seamless network operations
Documentation and Reporting:
Maintain accurate and up-to-date network documentation, including network diagrams, inventory, IP addressing, and configurations
Generate reports on network performance, incidents, and service-level agreements, providing insights and recommendations for improvement
Contribute to the development and enhancement of network-related policies, procedures, and standards
To succeed in this Network Security Engineer role, you will require at least four years' experience as a Network Engineer or a related role.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
Relevant certifications such as CCNA or CCNP will be advantageous
Proven experience as an L2 Network Engineer in the financial sector or a similar industry
Strong knowledge of networking concepts, protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, BGP, OSPF), and technologies (LAN, WAN, MPLS)
Hands-on experience with network hardware, including Cisco switches, routers, firewalls, and load balancers
Proficiency in network monitoring and management tools such as Wireshark, HPNNM/Solarwinds/Grafana
Familiarity with network security technologies, including firewall rules, VPNs, and access control lists
Solid understanding of network capacity planning principles and change management processes
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a world class financial services company which is constantly evolving, and an exciting opportunity to lead the services expansion within the region.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Excellent career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Network Security Engineer opportunity.
Apply today or contact me to discuss this new opportunity.
Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted. Robert Walters (Singapore) Pte Ltd ROC No.: 199706961E | EA Licence No.: 03C5451 EA Registration No.: R1986634 Alphonsus Sim Zheng Wei
SGD100000 - SGD130000 per annum + Market Aligned
22 September 2023