Senior Network Security Engineer Senior Network Security Engineer …

IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 20
IHS Markit
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Nov 20
Senior Network Security Engineer
Department overview

IHS Markit's Technology Team delivers a globally consistent operational model with consolidated toolsets and compliant processes in support of all IHS Markit products. The team is made up of Architecture and Engineering, Operational Support, Project Delivery and Project Management functions supporting over 10,000 users.

Support staff are based in 7 major locations (New York, London, Dallas, Amsterdam, Boulder, Singapore and Delhi) which allows Infrastructure to provide 'follow-the-sun' support to our product groups. Infrastructure will be organized on a Global, Regional and Local basis with the appropriate capabilities in each area to meet the business needs and drive the most efficient organization.

Position summary

IHS Markit is seeking an experienced Senior Network Security Engineer to join the Core Network team. The team is responsible for the architecture and engineering of the network security components of IHS Markit's Core Network environments.

Duties & accountabilities
  • Responsible for the design and specification of IHS Markit's core network infrastructure to ensure the security, availability and integrity of the company's data communications.
  • Help define and manage the Network Security reference architecture and transition states within IHS Markit.
  • Research and develop security solutions, proposals and effort estimations for the IHS Markit Data Centre network, WAN and Campus networks.
  • Develop and maintain standards, policies, procedures and operational guidelines for the delivery of Security technologies and services.
  • Ensure the smooth transition of new network security infrastructure deployments from design into production and minimise interruptions to live services (Testing, Staging, Change Control, Communications).
  • Undertake research and development activities with new technologies to identify and report how these could be used to support business requirements and exploit new business opportunities.
  • Develop and lead proof-of-concept initiatives to evaluate the applicability and fit of new technologies and approaches, as well as defining the standards and best-practices for their use within IHS Markit.
  • Analyse current state technology and make cost effective business justifications for moving to new models and introducing new technologies.
  • Ensure the integrity of all Network Security solutions delivered in IHS Markit. Guaranteeing that they are fit for purpose and comply with the standards necessary to maintain a robust, consistent, efficient and effective technical infrastructure.
  • Act a primary intermediary between Core Networks and Information Security teams.
  • Act as a subject-matter expert for the enterprise Network Security and provide third-line support to resolve complex problems.

Business competencies

Must Have
  • 10+ years' experience designing multi-vendor network security infrastructure/solutions for large data centres and campus LANs.
  • 10+ years' experience managing firewall policy in large complex environments.
  • Experience with vulnerability management & security advisories assessment and remediation
  • Experience working with a wide range of networking platforms, including Cisco, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, F5 and Juniper.
  • Extensive experience designing and implementing firewall and load balancers in the large enterprise.
  • Experience writing HLD, LLD, implementation plans and change controls
  • Good knowledge of networking standards, protocols, and technologies.
  • Good understanding of core routing and switching
  • Highly proficient communication skills.

Nice To Have
  • Experience with penetration testing assessment and remediation
  • Knowledgeable in DDoS solutions
  • Experience of technical management of security vendors.
  • Experience managing technical teams and projects.
  • Qualified Security Specialist in one or more of the following: defensive, offensive, incident response, audit, cloud, or management spheres (Eg. SANS GIAC, ICS2, ISACA, Offensive Security, EC-Council certifications)
  • SME/TDA experience
  • Experience mentoring and coaching other team members
  • Proven competence in new technology evaluation.
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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