Security Engineer

  • Reference BF17748
  • Other:Contract
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationCentral London
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Security Engineer

Contract – 1 Year with possibility to extend

Central London

Day Rate: £450


A leading public sector organization based in Westminster are looking for a security engineer with significant Palo Alto experience.


You’ll act as the technical partner, providing strategic guidance around complex systems to secure a digital environment. Working closely with personnel to guide and suggest integrations to better serve the company’s success, you will be the go-to authority on Palo Alto Networks technology. Your thorough understanding of product integration contributes to the development of new principles and concepts – providing detailed analysis around what’s working, what’s not, and what could be better. 

You enjoy implementation work, are proactive about resolving potential concerns, and operate well around strict best practices. You’re creative, innovative, and you love a challenge – learning how integrations might work better around new products and technologies. 

  • Build security policies and application signatures for unique client environments 
  • Consult and guide on security standard best practices methodologies and act as a trusted advisor
  • Analyze logs and events from the solution and supply threat analysis reports, providing input and direction as applicable
  • Mitigate web-based threats in a timely manner
  • Maintain the implemented solution and provide mentorship on code upgrades, changes to the platform, and new technology developments 
  • Work with the sales account team to help formulate a technical strategy to address needs
  • Engage with the account team to allow them to clearly understand the business & technical requirements as you learn through active engagement


Your Experience

  • Experience with IDS/IPS solutions and technologies
  • Experience leading security solutions in large environments
  • Deep understanding of different security threats, internet protocols, and applications
  • Detailed technical experience in the installation, configuration, and operation of high-end firewall appliances, ideally our products
  • Strong TCP/IP networking skills
  • Can effectively handle many different tasks at a time
  • Extensive background in internetworking, LAN, and WAN technologies required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with confirmed ability to communicate to senior leaders and technical peers
  • Project leadership experience; ability to drive organizations and resources to complete required tasks in service of end goals

Security Engineer

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