Network Security Engineer

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Provide SME security knowledge and input across multiple business units
Understand, develop and implement relevant regulatory, security and data protection policies and processes for Openet’s internal Infrastructure, Infrastructure Services and Hosted Services offerings in accordance with Openet corporate governance, customer requirements and regional regulations.
Derive server and environmental hardening guides, for internal infrastructure / customer deployments
Design and oversee implementation of security policies for the elements of the internal Openet IT infrastructure, including
Cisco/ Arista infrastructure configuration and monitoring
TCP/IP security
Firewall policy and configuration management
Perimeter Testing
Wireless/BYOD policy and configuration management
VPN (Juniper)
Site to site IPSEC VPN
NFS/CIFS security
User Authentication
OS hardening
Auditing policy and configuration management
Security patch management
Active Directory
integration with other systems
Unix Systems
Windows Systems
Design, implement and support security policies and procedures related to Openet’s Infrastructure Support offerings.
Manage, monitor and maintain Openet corporate network infrastructure
Provide proactive, focused technical expertise in the diagnosis and resolution of security related issues, and risk mitigation.
Provision of cyclical security reports for executive review.
Maintain up to date knowledge of current security and network industry trends, providing guidance across the organization.

Experience, skills and knowledge indicators for this role:

Computer Science /related Degree is the minimum tertiary level qualification ideally expected for this role.
CISSP Certification an advantage
MSCE/RHCE Certifications an advantage
Proven scripting skills, using Bash, Python, and exposure to automation tools such Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Cobbler, Kickstart.
CCNA Certification an advantage, CCNP optimal.
Minimum 5+​ years’ experience designing and implementing IT security policies with hands on knowledge of all tiers.
Subject Matter Expert on Unix/ Linux administration and Cisco Networking
Hybrid Cloud – Exposure AWS, VSphere, KVM
Extensive knowledge of firewalls, VPN and intrusion detection systems etc.
Knowledge of offerings from multiple vendors relating to network security.
Exposure and knowledge of web technologies, and internet based threats.
Experience with and awareness of issues relating to Data Protection, Corporate Security and IT Regulatory compliance.
Experience with ITIL standards and SSAE16/ ISAE 3402 an advantage.
Openstack experience, working knowledge of NFV and SDN a distinct advantage

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