Network Security Engineer Jobs

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We recognise the importance of network security engineer roles and how talent like you within this niche plays a pivotal part in protecting the data and systems of an organisation. As a network security engineer, you ensure the security of software for a business and its clients, helping to select, build, and deploy network security systems.     

You will help identify a network's potential issues and vulnerabilities and put configuration systems and firewalls in place to optimise the security. Additionally, you will conduct risk assessments, report on cybersecurity threats, and ensure strategies to combat potential issues are cost-effective while minimising the chances of similar problems occurring. Network security engineer jobs have excellent career progression and opportunities across various industries.

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At Cybernetic, we are passionate about working with motivated candidates with proven experience and in-demand skill sets. Our cybersecurity recruitment team have access to a broad network of clients from fast-growing start-ups and global brands and can match you with the best network security engineer jobs on the market. 

We work closely with you to understand your career goals and objectives. Once we know the type of role you're looking for, whether a contract or permanent position, we will tailor our job search to source the role best suited to your specific criteria.  

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Network security engineer duties and responsibilities

Numerous duties and responsibilities come with network security engineer jobs, from maintaining hardware and software security to identifying potential cyber threats. Here's a list of a network security engineer's main duties and responsibilities.

  • Ensure all hardware and software are maintained 
  • Optimise and improve new and existing security systems
  • Stay updated with the latest technology and cybersecurity trends, including industry rules and regulations
  • Analyse vulnerabilities in security systems
  • Plan and develop strategies to combat issues and potential breaches to security systems 
  • Liaise with vendors to create and implement cybersecurity solutions
  • Conduct threat intelligence research 
  • Document security certification  

Network security engineer skills and qualifications

Candidates looking to succeed as network security engineers should be equipped with a broad range of attributes. We've listed some of the key network security engineer skills and qualifications.

  • Proven experience working with various security systems or in a relevant role in cybersecurity 
  • Ability to conduct risk assessments to determine vulnerabilities within a system
  • Solid experience using programming languages like C++, Java and Javascript
  • Excellent IT management, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to train the broader team with the latest cybersecurity protection protocols 
  • Deep understanding of the latest cybersecurity trends, rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills 
  • Preferred degree or master's in computer science, programming or a related field

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