Senior Network Security Consultant

Posted 23 February 2024
LocationDänemark
Job type Permanent
Discipline Infrastructure & Enterprise Cloud
Reference2221
Contact NameTom Weedon

Job description

Job Title: Senior Network Security Engineer (Checkpoint Focus)

 

Company: Leading company in their field

 

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Overview:

 

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Network Security Engineer with a specialized focus on Checkpoint technologies. The successful candidate will join our dynamic team in Copenhagen and play a pivotal role in ensuring the security and stability of our network infrastructure.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  1. Design and Implementation: Lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of Checkpoint firewall solutions within the network infrastructure, ensuring optimal security measures are in place.

  2. Network Security Management: Oversee and manage the day-to-day operation of Checkpoint firewalls, including configuration, policy management, troubleshooting, and optimization.

  3. Security Analysis: Conduct regular security assessments, audits, and vulnerability assessments on the network infrastructure to identify and mitigate potential risks and vulnerabilities.

  4. Incident Response: Develop and implement incident response procedures, including analysing security breaches, investigating incidents, and providing detailed reports and recommendations for remediation.

  5. Collaboration and Teamwork: Work closely with cross-functional teams including network engineers, system administrators, and security analysts to ensure a cohesive approach to network security.

  6. Research and Innovation: Stay abreast of the latest security trends, threats, and technologies, and provide recommendations for enhancing the network security posture of our client.

  7. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate documentation of network security configurations, procedures, and policies. Produce comprehensive reports and documentation as required.

  8. Compliance and Regulatory Adherence: Ensure adherence to industry standards, compliance requirements, and regulatory guidelines related to network security.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

  • Extensive hands-on experience 5+ years with Checkpoint firewall technologies, including configuration, troubleshooting, and management.

  • Proficiency in network security concepts, protocols, and tools.

  • Strong understanding of networking protocols (TCP/IP, VLANs, VPNs, etc.).

  • Relevant certifications such as Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) or equivalent are highly desirable.

  • Proven track record in designing and implementing secure network solutions.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.