Network Security Engineer

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 Job Role:                                 Network Security Engineer                      

Division/Department:              Group/IT

Location:                                  Dartford (Occasional travel to other Europa sites)     

Reports to:                               Network & Security Lead        

About Europa Worldwide Group:

Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator with three divisions, Europa Road, Europa Air & Sea, and Europa Warehouse, and has been featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for three years.

The group employs over 1,400 people with 17 sales offices in the UK, and the Republic of Ireland, plus European teams in Belgium and the Netherlands and internationally in Hong Kong, China, India and the UAE.

Position Summary:

The Network & Security Engineer will join the Network & Security Team in our leading international Transport/Logistics company, based in Dartford.

In this role, you will be responsible for deploying, administering, maintaining, and supporting global networks (LAN, WAN, WLAN) and Security related hardware and software, using state-of-the-art technology.

The successful candidate will integrate the latest technology and ensure the right network security configuration & best practices are implemented and enforced, whilst also providing BAU support for all aspects of Network & Security, including to the wider IT Team.

We highly appreciate passionate and enthusiastic team members who bring energy and dedication to their work. Even if you don’t meet all the criteria outlined in this advertisement, but possess relevant experience or skills that you believe would contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply. We value diverse experience and are committed to considering all qualified candidates.

This is where you come in:

Europa Worldwide Group are seeking a motivated, detail orientated, and passionate Network & Security Engineer. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to balance a variety of tasks.

Our Ideal Person:

  • Cisco network support experience (2 years’+ is desirable).
  • Experience supporting multisite L2 & L3 networks.
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP Suite.
  • Experience with the configuration and operational maintenance of Cisco Software & Hardware.
  • Hands-on experience in the administration and configuration of Firewalls.
  • Knowledge of network segmentation and access control.
  • Experience with site-to-site and Endpoint VPNs.
  • Experience with enterprise wireless solutions.
  • Experience with RADIUS/TACACS.
  • Experience implementing & supporting routing solutions | BGP, STATIC.
  • Cisco Meraki exposure.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong Second/Third line BAU Network support.
  • Experience working with Network Monitoring Solutions.
  • Technical and non-technical Documentation | Visio, MSOffice.
  • Hold a full UK Driving license.

In this role, you will:

  • Deploy, administer, and maintain Network & Security platforms and any other related software, such as routers, switches, wireless, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, network access control, cryptography systems, monitoring, and cloud technologies/applications.
  • Perform diagnostics, appraisal, and analysis on predominantly Cisco based Network & Security technologies, such as, firewalls, VPN’s, intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, network access control, and other network policies to ensure maximum system reliability & security.
  • Monitor network traffic to optimise performance and efficiency.
  • Implement and administer remote access, and VPN Solutions.
  • Manage PKI distribution and issue/revoke certificates.
  • Give direction and recommendation on Network & Security Enhancements/Features.
  • Develop technical specifications, runbooks, design documents and roll-out and test plans.
  • Provide BAU support for Network & Security related tickets/incidents.
  • Contribute to IT policies and process development using industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with other IT professionals, such as Cyber Security Analysts, Infrastructure Engineers, IT Support, and Software Developers to ensure that security is built into new systems and applications.
  • Work under strict change control processes to ensure only authorised changes are carried out.
  • Work with third parties to ensure systems are meeting their potential and remediate issues.
  • Create technical and non-technical documentation.
  • Define and maintain security policies & procedures.
  • Identify potential threats, vulnerabilities, and propose/implement mitigating solutions.
  • Provide occasional on-site support at other Europa Worldwide Group sites inside and outside of the UK.
  • Ensure you comply and follow our company values, which we refer to as ‘Our Approach to Business’

Desirable skills:

  • Cisco DNA Centre
  • Software Defined Networking/Access
  • Cisco ACI
  • Cisco SD-WAN
  • Cisco ISE
  • Cisco Secure Firewall (FirePOWER)/FMC

Desirable qualifications:

  • Cisco CCNA / CCNP
  • CompTIA Network+

What you can expect from us:

  • Excellent salary package.
  • Europa Rewards Scheme (offers/discounts on latest technology, vouchers, gym membership etc)
  • The opportunity to develop, progress and work within a global organisation which is rapidly growing.
  • A fantastic working culture which promotes excellent work/life balance.
  • Working closely with a team of talented individuals with a great work ethic who also love to have fun!
  • Contributory company pension scheme.
  • Additional holiday scheme
  • Employee Wellbeing Programme
  • Car parking
  • Remote / hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Laptop / phone
  • Canteen facilities
  • Company events

Europa Worldwide Group do not accept agency CV submissions unless specifically requested/ engaged with the role by the Internal Recruitment Team. Please do not submit speculative CV’S to our Recruiters, Employees, Hiring Managers, or any branches/locations directly. Europa will not be responsible for any fees related to CV’s received in this unsolicited manner/