The Network Engineer responsibilities are multifaceted ensuring the system is as secure as possible. You will be responsible for many tasks related to the security of the system. Will also be tasked to plan and implement security measures to protect the system from cyber-attacks, hacking attacks, intrusion, infiltration, and natural disasters.
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.
Configuring and implementing intrusion detection systems and firewalls.
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.
Developing tracking documents to note system vulnerabilities.
Supervising the configuration and installation of new software and hardware.
Modifying the technical, legal, and regulatory aspects of the system security.
Defining and maintaining security policies.
Maintaining switches and servers.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
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.
Knowledge of computer forensic tools, data loss prevention methods, and disaster recovery methods.
A network engineer degree, telecom engineer degree, or BS/BE degree in computer science, cyber security or related IT fields preferred