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Network and Security Engineer

Join SYNCREON a DP World Company as a Network and Security Engineer in Dublin where you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a global network security posture by building resilient and secure networks, troubleshooting network and security focused problems and maintaining system reliability through consistent patching and maintenance. This role is hybrid working but with an expectation of being based in the Dublin office 2 days per week. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity then this Network and Security Engineer role is it and we invite you to apply! 


About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Global experience working with cisco routing, switching and firewall and Intrusion Prevention systems (IPS) and understand the complexities of managing multiple internet domains within international regions.
  • High level of working and design experience around Network Access Control and Segmentation products working with and managing Forescout environments.
  • Key requirements are to:
    • Manage NAC/Segmentation Forescout environment.
    • Manage and maintain the company firewalls and IPS systems with focus on alerts and vulnerability management.
  • Proactively work to continuously improve the security posture of the company through continuous review of processes and procedures and recommending upgrades and improvements including escalations to improve this where necessary.
  • Work with InfoSec team on identifying threats from SIEM and other Logs gathered across all IT infrastructure and recommend improvements as and when necessary.
  • Implement system changes for security and compliance as defined by compliance and security team.
  • Work with Compliance and Audit team as required on behalf of Networks team.
  • 2nd /3rd level support to production Support and Branch office IT personnel on network related issues.
  • Continuous review of company patching process.
  • Perform system upgrades; install OS, maintenance releases, critical fixes, and service packs; assist with application upgrades, installations and systems monitoring.
  • Works with members of other IT groups, peers, and management to solve systems-related issues for internal and external customers.
  • Define, create, and deliver documentation - hardware/software configurations, change control, downtime/availability, problem/resolution, procedures, resource usage, etc.
  • Work with Infra teams to ensure Forescout environment is running correctly.
  • Work with InfoSec team to ensure integration of support across Firewall, IPS and security environments.
  • Responsible for maintaining a watch on cybersecurity advisories through continuous monitoring of cybersecurity CSIRTs, blogs and sites and informing management about security events as soon as possible.


Key Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent experience, combined with 5+ years of experience installing and configuring networks and security environments.
  • Must have worked with a global sized company configuring and managing the cisco routing, switching, IPS and firewall systems and understand the complexities of managing multiple internet domains within international regions.
  • Must have experience working with and managing a Forescout NAC/Segmentation environment.
  • Experience working with Network Vulnerability Assessment solutions and reviewing the reports and remediating accordingly.
  • Experience in managing and configuring IDS/IPS systems, ideally Cisco IPS.
  • Solid Understanding of SIEM technology (ideally Splunk) and other Log Management solutions.
  • Experience working with scripting languages, like Python.
  • Experience working with Vulnerability Management solutions ideally Nessus or Qualys.
  • Experience patching network devices and validating results, true/false positives.
  • Strong experience with Windows/Linux OS with solid command line skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting and customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work and manage in a team environment effectively.
  • Previous experience following change management and change control processes.
  • CCNP Security certification preferred.


At syncreon - A DP World Company we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


syncreon - A DP World Company offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon - A DP World Company 
At syncreon - A DP World Company, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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