Senior Network and Security Specialist

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Samrudhi Manghate

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15563
Published: about 2 months ago
Our client is looking for a Senior Network and Security Specialist. The selected candidate will undertake duties in relation with the implementation and administration of network and security infrastructure. 
 

Description:

  • Design, perform installations, updates, upgrades, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting and fine tuning of the Authority's network and security solutions;
  • Continuously identify and recommend opportunities to leverage technology to improve the existing infrastructure and processes, based on secure practices and compliance needs;
  • Liaise with technical teams on design, specification, and architecture;
  • Ensure that network infrastructure attains maximum performance, security, and availability through continuous improvement;
  • Maintain, updated technical documentation and user guides?
  • Attend to scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities?
  • Establish a good working and knowledge-sharing relationship with the Technology team?
  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with suppliers as well as internal and external customers?
  • Assist in other tasks as directed by the Technology Leads.

Requirements:
  • Have excellent troubleshooting skills and able to find root causes, capture learning, share knowledge, and prevent re-occurrence.
  • Be knowledgeable in Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security.
  • Have strong skills and experience with identity protection, information protection, threat protection, security management and data governance.
  • Have a working knowledge of networking, firewalls, Web Filtering Solutions, Mail Gateways, Load Balancers, AWS, and Intrusion Detection/Prevention solution.
  • Proactively secure environments, responds to threats, performs investigations, and enforce data governance.
  • Plan and implement security strategies and ensures that solutions comply with the polices and regulations of the Authority.
  • Be proficient with Linux operating System
 

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have a strong business orientation with a demonstrated knowledge of the IT industry.
  • Can communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal and external clients.
  • Strong customer focus and knowledge of IT Service Management standards and procedures.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Have good written and verbal skills and proven ability to work on own initiative with great attention to detail.
  • Has the ability to work within a team, multitask and capable of meeting strict deadlines.
  • Has the ability to listen actively and to work on own initiative when necessary.
  • The ability to work under pressure and able to respond to emergencies after hours.
  • Must be fluent in the English language.