ECNS (Enterprise Cybersecurity and Network Solutions), part of Emerson’s Global Enterprise IT Organisation is looking to recruit a Global Firewall Policy Engineer.
ECNS design and operate our Wide Area Network, External Connectivity, Wireless and Data Switching environments. Over the past few years the number of Firewalls we maintain, and associated rulesets has continued grow, particularly internal segmentation.
This role will be focused on ensuring all our firewalls are operationally maintained to a standard, with a major focus on the maintenance of firewall policy (rules).
This includes both external and internal segmentation firewalls.
You will need a good understanding of networking, ports / protocols, a level of knowledge around security and be able work with a global team.
Work as assigned to ensure firewalls are complying with our firewall standards / policies and where necessary plan and drive changes to mitigate any issues
Work as assigned on complex firewall implementations and the creation of appropriate rulesets for new projects that have a firewall policy requirement
Work as assigned on producing and summarizing compliance reports
Participate as required in our firewall working group to drive standards, best practices, efficiency and automation
Work to ensure we get the full value from our Firewall Management and Audit / Compliance tools
Work as assigned to analyse certain aspects of firewall policy and make appropriate recommendations
Work as assigned to drive firewall health assessments and any remedial actions by priority
Provide consulting on assigned projects from a firewall policy perspective
Work to educate our IT and Application community around the use of next generation firewalls, the protection they provide and how they can ensure these do not delay the deployment of their applications
BA / BS in Information Systems or related area required
Excellent Communication and Teamwork skills
Advanced English language skills (verbal, reading, writing, understanding)
Experience of working in a global environment essential
Process Discipline and Documentation skills essential
Minimum of ten years experience in the design, implementation and operation of networks, including firewalling
Experience in solving complex issues, simplifying them and driving them to resolution
Experience with an Enterprise Firewall Platform, Cisco or Palo Alto preferred
Experience with a Firewall Assessment Tool such as Firemon preferred but not essential
Experience with Service Now and its change management system preferred but not essential