Senior Security Engineer

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Are you a highly skilled and experienced Senior Security Engineer seeking an exciting opportunity to showcase your expertise in a dynamic and fast-paced environment?
If you have a deep understanding of Palo Alto Firewalls, F5 Products, Infoblox DNS Solutions, Linux Administration, and possess a strong knowledge of advanced security concepts, then this position is perfect for you.

The role:

We are currently looking for a talented individual to join the cyber team as a Senior Security Engineer within a Government Department!
In this role, you will play a vital role in ensuring the security and integrity of the ICT platforms and infrastructure. Your key responsibilities will include:
Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Strategically planning and managing infrastructure requirements to ensure seamless operations and meet future demands.
  • Providing operational support for hardware, software, and other infrastructure assets.
  • Developing and implementing effective procedures for prioritising and escalating infrastructure issues, facilitating timely resolution, and communicating the impact of configuration changes.
  • Offering expert technical advice and delivering strategic recommendations to the executive team.
  • Mentoring and guiding less experienced colleagues, sharing your extensive knowledge and expertise.
  • Developing and implementing operational policies, procedures, and change initiatives.
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of system architecture and design documentation.
  • Engaging and managing relationships with stakeholders to enhance service delivery capabilities.
  • Driving innovation, leading change initiatives, and continuously improving our security practices.

The skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in designing, building, deploying, troubleshooting, and managing Palo Alto appliances, F5 load balancers, and web proxies in large secure gateway environments.
  • Extensive understanding of network devices, including Checkpoint, Palo Alto, and Cisco firewalls, F5 load balancers, and web proxies.
  • In-depth knowledge with advanced layer 7 security features, including URL filtering, Network AV/AS, DNS-Sec, File Analytics, and rollout methodology.
  • Proficient knowledge and rollout experience of advanced next-generation firewall security concepts and features such as IPS, SSL/TLS inspection/decryption flows, and certificates.
  • Familiarity with cyber vulnerability industry standards, such as CVEs.
  • Expertise in designing and integrating secure internet gateway environments.
  • Strong skills in developing and maintaining system architecture and design documentation.

The benefits:

  • Competitive rates – $130- $150/hr
  • Exciting opportunity to work in a challenging and innovative environment where your expertise will be highly valued.
  • Be part of a collaborative team of professionals dedicated to maintaining the highest level of security standards.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading platforms.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for security engineering and possess the necessary skills and experience, I’d love to hear from you!
Due to the nature of the organisation, it is ESSENTIAL to hold an active NV1 clearance or above.