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Network Security Analyst - Checkpoint & Palo

Harvey Nash

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Harvey Nash Offices:

Heron Tower
110 Bishopsgate

4301 Waterside Centre
Birmingham Business Park
B37 7YN

93-95 Hanover Street

Portal: IT / Infrastructure   Function: Development
Ref. No.: 338157/001
Location: London - City
Contract: Full-Time TEMPORARY position
Contract details: None
Salary: £400 to £460 - None

Network Security Analyst - Checkpoint & Palo Alto A Leading Fin

Network Security Analyst - Checkpoint & Palo Alto

A Leading Financial Services Firm are looking to hire a Network Security Analyst - specifically with a background in Checkpoint & Palo Alto Firewalls


Partners across IT and with assigned business line(s) to assess, research, and analyse business, technical and system needs in order to resolve business systems issues by recommending technology solutions that meet sponsor/stakeholder needs.

Context is small to large development or maintenance projects (multiple projects - one application with multiple interfaces and/or 3rd parties). Emphasis is split between design, testing and technical analysis.


* In depth and current technical knowledge of IP Internetworking and the security exposures and mitigating designs and processes associated with them. Thorough understanding of traditional and next generation network security technologies to identify and combat internal and external threats while delivering a secure, scalable and consistent service.


* Checkpoint certification is an asset
* ITIL Foundation certified
* Palo Alto Certified
* CISSP an asset

Process Knowledge

* Communication Skills
* Facilitation Skills
* Presentation Skills
* Risk Assessment & Quantification methodologies
* Conflicts and issues resolution and escalation

Business Knowledge

* Business line(s)' business and technical disciplines

Systems Knowledge

* Experience in network security technology
* Strong understanding of networking fundamentals
* Strong understanding of security exposures and mitigating designs
* IT Standards, Methodologies, CMM & audit requirements

Additional Request Comments: Group: Security Integration, Global Communication Services

Must haves:

* Experience installing, configuring and adminitering CheckPoint and Palo Alto Networks firewalls
* Network Security experience in a mid to large organization
* Experience planning and executing change using the ITIL framework

Nice to have:

* Experience with FireEye, McAfee IPS, Arbor Scrubbers
* Intermediate knowledge of routing protocols (static routing, OSPF, BGP)

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