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Network Engineer – Firewalls and Security

Keywords / Skills : Network Engineer , Firewall, Firewall Security, VPN, Virtual private network, Checkpoint, CISCO, Sophos firewall, Fortigate, ASA, Network Monitoring tools, Splunk, Wireshark, NMAP, NESSUS, Network Security Audits, managing firewalls, IT security, Security Testing

4 - 12 years
Posted: 2019-07-19

Singapore (Candidates authorized to work in the above mention countries are also eligible to apply)
IT/Computers - Hardware & Networking
IT/Computers - Software
Network Administrator
Posted On
19th Jul 2019
Job Description
Network Engineer – Firewalls and Security

Our client is an expanding technology consultancy that provides technology management services for Financial Services clients and other growing businesses in Singapore and regionally. The company provides CTO advisory services, infrastructure design and management, helpdesk support, project management and network security services.

Due to a growing demand for their services in Asia, they are looking to hire a Network Engineer – Firewalls and Security for their Singapore office.  The successful candidate will be an expert in Firewall technologies, particularly FortiGate and Cisco ASA firewalls

This position will report into the Head of Network Security and will work hand in hand on both network maintenance and IT security for Financial Services clients. This position would be best suited to someone with solid experience supporting firewalls but looking to move into the security space.  The position will require knowledge across servers as well as Networking and security best practices.  The role will also be responsible for security patch release as well as the maintenance and monitoring of client network and security.


• Administration of Proxy, firewall and other network security systems
• Establishing networking environment through design, configuration and system installation
• Providing day to day support for various clients including onsite and remote support
• Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and scheduling upgrades
• Participate in identifying opportunities for process improvement to ensure continuous improvement within infrastructure operations
• Wintel administration
• Setting up Cloud Environments in Azure (essential) and AWS (advantageous)
• Maintenance and management of hardware equipment
• Administration of Cisco networking environment
• Taking complete oversight of Monitoring Systems

• Firewall Technologies : Fortigate / Checkpoint, Sophos, Cisco ASA + Firepower / Sophos Firewalls
• VPN : Experienced setting up VPNS’s across different technologies
• Experience with Network Monitoring tools
• Experience configuring Virtual networks and VPNs in Cloud environments desirable ( AWS / AZURE )
• Log Analysis Experience: Splunk / Wireshark / NMAP (Advantageous)
• Knowledge or experience using NESSUS - Advantageous
• Familiarity with Penetration Testing tools - Highly advantageous
• Experience performing Network Security Audits
• Qualified candidates should have between 4-6years experience with at least 2-3 years in managing firewalls and IT security.
• Ability to put your hands to support calls if so required
• Experience in monitoring, configuring and managing IT Networks
• Network Security / Firewalls / routers and switches
• Patching of Servers
• Knowledge in Security Testing : Penetration Tests / Vulnerability Assessments

If you are interested and suitable to explore the role, please send your CV in word format to and we will be in touch with you to discuss further.

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New Step is an executive IT search consultancy. We find you the right candidates for your specific hiring needs, and help you to hire the best available talent for the job.

We provide a premium end to end recruitment service, using leading industry search tools, channels and techniques without compromise for each and every assignment that we take on. We customise our search approach for you and can demonstrate just how we go the extra mile on assignments through modern initiatives and search activities. Our mantra is quality over quantity: we partner closely with comparatively fewer clients to understand not only their assignment in detail, but also their values, culture and long term aspirations.
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