Information Technology

Network Security Engineer

We have an exciting dayshift, Makati-based opportunity available for a Network/Security Engineer. Working onsite once a week but may eventually expand to 2-3 times a week in the future.

When you join Yempo, you’ll receive the following fantastic benefits: 

  • Highly competitive salary – paid weekly! 
  • HMO enrollment on commencement 
  • Additional HMO dependents added each year of service 
  • 20 vacation days per year; 7 sick days 
  • Annual performance bonus and incentives 
  • Annual salary reviews and increases 
  • Free cooked rice, snacks and hot drinks 
  • Company polo shirts provided 
  • Fantastic bright and cheerful open-plan work environment  
  • Prestigious clients and highly professional and friendly co-workers 

Our Client 

In this position you will be assigned to our client, the largest Australian owned technology services business, focused on outcome-based, transformative tech solutions that help customers cut through IT complexity to achieve their bespoke goals faster.   

Your Responsibilities 

The main purpose of the role is to support the client’s Managed Service team to deliver high quality support services, through exceptional communication skills and service excellence. 

  • Ensuring the 3rd and 4th level network support of client’s Managed Service through call handling and ticket creation, support triage, real time monitoring, proactively managing Response SLA’s efficiently whilst working towards resolution.  
  • Ensuring a timely response to incoming incidents and service requests  
  • Appropriate and efficient escalation of tickets and client issues to senior technical consultants, vendors, and management as required  
  • Ensuring accuracy of detail within support tickets  
  • Proactively engaging with our clients and building professional working relationships with key support contact 
  • Support of solutions from vendors such as Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Juniper Mist, Aruba, Z-scaler, SilverPeak and Velocloud  
  • Managing incident and support requests according to SLA priorities and client’s dashboards. 
  • Working with our internal management tools to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve incidents  
  • A track record of mentoring and leading junior network engineers and collaborating with cross-functional teams. 
  • Assisting with the onboarding of new clients into managed services and onto our management toolsets and systems  
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other team members, internal stakeholders such as Service Delivery Managers, Operations Managers, Stream Leads, Business Development Managers and peers in Professional Services.  
  • Manage vendor support interaction to achieve desired support outcomes. 
  • Liaise professionally and effectively with key customer stakeholders to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction. 
  •  Ensure compliance to vendor best practices around processes and standards (including incident and change management processes) to avoid any disruption to customer’s production environments.  
  • Awareness of general IT security best practices and the ability to integrate them into client’s network design and implementation. 
  • Provide 24/7 on-call support when required for critical network incidents and participate in an on-call rotation schedule with other team members to ensure continuous network availability and support for clients. 
  • Mitigate triage and solve any service disruptions due to incidents. 
  •  Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, to arrange and/or participate in acceptance testing of products and equipment, including but not limited to coordination of model & field trials, analysis of results, and verification of new products and platform enhancements. 
  • Continuously invest time and effort in maintaining currency in knowledge of industry best practices and new technologies and take a leadership role in introducing these into client’s delivery capability. 

Please note: The role requires some support and implementation activities to be performed outside of business hours. 

Your Background 

  • At least 3 – 5 years’ experience working in a similar role.  
  • Experience in working within a network and/or security operations team.  
  • Demonstrated ability in fault logging and ticket management. 
  • Strong knowledge of Fortinet product suite including firewalls, switches, wireless and identification services such as Forti-Authenticator.  
  • Cisco CCNP Enterprise or equivalent certified as a minimum with the ability to demonstrate relevant routing and switch experience.  
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of SD-WAN networking especially technologies such as Velocloud and SilverPeak  
  • Fortinet NSE-4 certified as a minimum 
  •  Zscaler Internet Access Administrator or Zscaler Private Access Administrator or equivalent working knowledge. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

Nice to have 

  • Security experience in Cisco ISE, Crowdstrike, and Bluecoat  
  • Fortinet NSE5-8  
  • SD-Wan – VeloCloud or Silverpeak Certification  
  • Aruba network certification in any track  
  • Fortinet and/or Palo Alto firewall administration experience  
  • Zscaler Internet Access Professional and/or Zscaler Private Access Professional Certified 
  • Science Logic network monitoring tool experience will be highly regarded.  
  • Skills in network automation and orchestration using tools like Ansible, Python, or PowerShell to streamline network management tasks. 

Disclaimer for salary ranges. Yempo provides an indicative range of salary that we deem relevant for the advertised role. This may be adjusted for the skills and experience of the selected candidate. Final job offer will be within the advertised range or higher. 

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