Senior Network & Security Specialist

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15879
Published: 7 months ago
Our client is currently looking for a Senior Network & Security Specialist. The selected candidate will undertake duties in relation with the implementation and administration of network and security infrastructure. 

  • 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

  • Solid academic background in ICT but well versed in networking and information security. 
  • An academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level
  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in ICT in the areas of enterprise networking and security. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred
  • If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you
  • 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
  • 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