Network Security Engineer (12-18m FTC)
Network Security Engineer
12-18 month Fixed Term Contract
At Direct Line Group, we continue to unleash the power of technology to improve the insurance market and our Information Security, Risk and Assurance team is at the heart of this! Providing the kind of experience and services that wow our customers, we are delivering a set of plans to transform our technology for the future, evolving the systems, platforms and infrastructure that our people use day-to-day.
Do you have hands-on Network Security, Firewall and cloud skills? Are you able to apply a approach whilst still ensuring requirements are met?
We are hiring Network Security Engineers (internally known as Cyber Defence Engineers) to perform the role of a technical network security design SME, providing domain expertise in the security technologies platforms such as proxies, firewalls, WAF's, IDS/IPS and logging & monitoring. You will report to the Cyber Security Lead.
Who you'll be working with:
You will sit within the Cyber Defence & Automation Squad aligned to the Security and Resilience Centre of Expertise, and will play a key role in defining, maintaining and ensuring the integrity and consistency of end to end network security solutions.
As the face of Security to business Communities, you will build relationships and ensuring security requirements are integrated into all squad changes and projects.
With over 10,000 employees and nearly 10 million customers, that's a lot of information to keep safe. We have a huge range of technologies available, and the opportunity to work with a range of specialists.
What you'll be doing:
Facilitating and implementing Firewall Service Requests (FSR) and participating in all aspects of the FSR\NDR (Network Design Request) process.
Ensuring security technical platforms are configured to optimise the overall security offered to DLG.
Making sure that all changes to the production environment and firewall rule changes have been reviewed and approved to open limited ports required for services to function.
Communicating and building relationships at various levels with an ability to discuss deep technical concepts with counterparts from our suppliers but also communicating at a higher level with project managers and programme leads to convey the processes and timings of programme and project delivery.
Developing technical security standards and ensuring all changes are in line with the network security architecture, ISMR's and adhere to PCI/DSS standards and any other regulatory requirements.
What you'll need:
Network infrastructure knowledge, with detailed knowledge of routing, TCP/IP and Internet protocols
Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience with security technologies such as Firewalls and Proxies
Extensive knowledge of security management principles and practices for network security
We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer such excellent benefits designed to suit you as and when you need them:
50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
Ways of Working
Here at Direct Line Group, we recognise the importance of flexibility, not only in our personal lives but also in the way we work. Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone.
How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you. You can find out more about our flexible working approach or please get in touch with the team to discuss.
Life at DLG
Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we're committed to making DLG a truly inclusive place to work.
We recognise and embrace that people work in different ways and we'll always adapt as much as possible so you have the best and most comfortable working environment that we can offer. We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, can bring real potential to DLG.
If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.