Senior Security Engineer

Permanent contract, Freelance

Brabant Wallon

Partial remote

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L'équipe Mozaik-ICT

Job Purpose:

The Senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Firewall Management is pivotal in ensuring the security and efficiency of our network infrastructure. The role involves the management of firewall lifecycle processes, the implementation of security policies, and the provision of technical recommendations to enhance our cybersecurity posture. This position plays a crucial role in safeguarding the organization's digital assets against potential threats.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Technical Activities:

  • Mastery in Palo Alto firewalls, including lifecycle management and rule configuration.
  • Expertise in firewall rule support for system deployments from a network security perspective.
  • Proficiency in using Algosec for firewall analysis, including the identification and management of shadowed, unused, and duplicate rules.
  • Ability to create security matrices in Algosec for risk assessment.
  • Familiarity with Cisco ISE for both wired and wireless Network Access Control (NAC) and TrustSec configurations.
  • In depth knowledge of Infoblox for DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, requiring finetuning and improvement of existing implementations.

Management and Leadership:

  • Lead specific network projects, including the creation of LowLevel Designs (LLD) based on HighLevel Designs (HDL) and the implementation of solutions.
  • Develop Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) for network security operations.
  • Act as a mentor and Business Unit (BU) leader for medior profile support tasks, ensuring knowledge transfer and skill enhancement within the team.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to act as a liaison with internal teams.
  • Initiative to drive new projects and propose improvements to existing technologies and processes.
  • Capability to support and enhance the Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) for the team.
  • Ability to identify knowledge gaps within the team and devise strategies for skill enhancement.

Competencies and Qualifications:

1. Technical Expertise: Deep understanding of firewall technologies, network security principles, and cybersecurity best practices.

2. Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze network traffic, identify security risks, and recommend mitigative actions.

3. Leadership: Strong leadership qualities to guide and mentor junior team members.

4. ProblemSolving: Skilled in troubleshooting and resolving complex network security issues.

5. Communication: Excellent communication skills for effective collaboration with team members and stakeholders.

Growth and Skill Enhancement Opportunities:

  • Technical Skills: Advancements in network security analytics, machine learning for cybersecurity, and nextgeneration firewall technologies.
  • Soft Skills: Leadership development, strategic planning, and project management skills.

Role's Contribution to Company Growth:

The Senior Firewall Expert significantly enhances the organization's security posture, ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information assets. This role directly contributes to minimizing cybersecurity risks, optimizing network performance, and supporting the company's growth and innovation initiatives.

Additional Certifications or Training:

Certifications in Palo Alto Networks, Cisco Network Security, Algosec, and Infoblox technologies could further enrich the candidate's qualifications for this role.