Network Specialist, Firewall Network Specialist, Firewall …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jun 20
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jun 20
Network Specialist, Firewall

Join us as a Network Specialist

  • This is a key role that provides technical leadership and management oversight for running platform operations on a day-to-day basis, developing platform strategies and technology roadmaps
  • You'll ensure the operational health of the platform, covering all aspects of service, risk, cost and people
  • With a broad spectrum of technology at your fingertips, you'll be at the forefront of developing and enhancing our capabilities in the web application security and traffic management space

What you'll do

As a Network Specialist, you'll be assisting with delivering a robust production management service for relevant infrastructure platforms. You'll be maintaining the platforms' operational stability and performance of technology, including maintaining any systems utilities and tools provided by the platform that are consistent with the service management and risks and controls framework and processes.

Day-to-day, you'll be:

  • Developing the platform operating model towards DevOps aligned delivery based on ways of working principles
  • Driving the team's activities to make sure that the platform integrity is maintained in line with technical roadmaps
  • Encouraging innovation to develop a continual improving implementation approach at a deliverable pace, making sure that the priorities of stakeholders are delivered and support customer outcomes
  • Planning and executing work within the platform and making sure that feature development requests from cross platform initiatives are responded to on time
  • Articulating, championing and planning the frequent delivery of business value and customer enhanced experience, providing clear leadership to the teams to understand and focus on customer outcomes
  • Seeking out opportunities to simplify the platform architecture, services and customer solutions, and guarding against introducing new complexities

The skills you'll need

Innovation and customer experience sit at the heart of this role, so we're looking for someone with knowledge of relevant industry standard toolsets and processes to drive up customer service within an IT environment. You'll need advanced knowledge of network security technologies, web application architecture, distributed or denial of services attack, and layer -7 application attack.

It would be ideal if you have experience of F5 web application security and content management technologies such as Local Traffic Manager, Google Tag Manager and application security management systems

You'll also bring:

  • Technical knowledge, including platform, technology, products and domains
  • An understanding of operational principles
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to colleagues, including management level
  • Good collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • A solid background working in an Agile or DevOps environment with continuous delivery and continuous integration