Description of role

We are currently seeking to recruit a senior Level 3 Security focused support engineer on behalf of one our largest Public-Sector clients located close to Dublin City Centre. This is a contract position, working within a large team of ICT professionals. The role is offering an excellent daily rate initially for one-year with a genuine opportunity to extend for a further 2 years. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience configuring, supporting and administrating next generation firewall network technologies such as Palo Alto and Juniper in a diverse and complex infrastructure environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to broaden and develop their existing Security ICT skills within a large government department.



Senior Level 3 Network Firewall \ Security Engineer. Long term contract position with excellent daily rate.


Daily Responsibilities:

  • Manage, configure and support Palo Alto, Juniper and FortiGate network appliances
  • Monitor Network Security performance for information event logs analyse and perform routine security practises as needed
  • Maximise Security controls utilising Industry best practises
  • Participates in the planning, administration and maintenance, Security Monitoring and support of the client’s ICT Security Infrastructure
  • Participate in the ongoing development of the clients Security focused Infrastructure
  • Identify Risks and communicate to Senior ICT Management Team for appropriate action
  • Prepares and develops technical documentation in accordance with our client’s business policies and procedures
  • Recommend and test new security next generation Firewall products to enhance the client’s security perimeter
  • Participate and sometimes lead projects to enhance the client security Infrastructure
  • Take responsibility for resolving level 2 and 3 support tickets from inception to completion


Required Skills:

  • Must possess an expert knowledge and hands on experience of supporting and managing multi-site next generation firewalls including Juniper, Palo Alto and FortiGate appliances, Juniper Security Director and Palo Alto Panorama or similar
  • Skilled in the configuration, support of wireless networks such as Aruba or similar
  • Comprehensive implementation & support skills in Microsoft Windows Servers,2008, 2012 and 2016, Active Directory, Windows 7 & 10 clients
  • Excellent working knowledge of WAN & LAN networked environments
  • Experience working with VMware or other virtual platforms
  • Exposure to Software tools related to Network Security, conducting Security Audits, developing security policies, documenting key ICT processes
  • Strong communicator
  • Fluency of IP Protocols \DHCP \Routing\ DNS \IPsec \SSL
  • Represent the business in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Provide excellent customer service to our client’s end user community
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong and Professional customer facing skills


Required Education:


Certifications in Juniper, Palo Alto, Microsoft, Other will be seen as a major advantage




Must be resident in Ireland

Full clean driver’s license

Be able to work 37.5 hours per week




Send Us an Email with your Details

Email careers@nostra.ie to apply.