Network Security Engineer

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Job Summary

₹51,836 - ₹86,130 / Monthly EST

Job Type

Senior Mid

Years of Experience
Information not provided

Tech Stacks
Python Linux Azure Shell Flow Shell Script Strategy

Job Description


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Network Security engineering, you are expected to work on Networking products or solutions based on any vendor hardware /vendor operating system software (i.e Vendor agnostic) with little or minimum support from superiors. E.g. include: Skills on Routers/Switches/ Load balancer. Typical examples of the other deliverables would be of deploying, managing and implementing networking solutions to address client business requirements. You will need to visit the domestic client's offices / data centres on a daily basis or on an as-needed basis as part of this role.


  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving a wide variety of client IT security related issues (Cisco FTD/Palo Alto/Checkpoint/Fortinet/Azure firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, proxy, Bluecoat/Forcepoint/Zscalar Web filtering).
  • Mentor Tier 1 staff on event handling & response
  • Manage day to day firewall operations, implementing firewall rule requests, configuration changes. Continually improve upon skills and ability to learn new technologies
  • Incorporate and follow all change management processes and procedures as outlined by the customer. Participate in security and vulnerability risk assessments of the enterprise firewall environment.
  • Contribute to L2/L3 SOPs/Runbook/KEDB in keeping process & documentation up to date.
  • Contribute to request/incident/change management improvement process Ready to learn new technologies through internal trainings
  • Prove communication skills
  • Incorporate and follow all change management processes and procedures as outlined by the customer.
  • Participate in security and vulnerability risk assessments of the enterprise firewall environment.
  • Ready to work on 24/7 shifts to support client requirement.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Min 4-6 years of industry experience as a Network Security engineering on Design, Implementation and troubleshooting Firewall, load balancers.
  • Hands-on Experience in handling Firewall products (PaloAlto, FortiGate, Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, Sonicwall etc.) and
  • Hands on experience with Proxy solutions(Forcepoint, Zscaler etc), IDS/IPS, WAF
  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving a wide variety of client IT security related issues (Cisco FTD/Palo Alto/ firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, proxy, Bluecoat/Forcepoint/Zscalar Web filtering).
  • Experience on firewall rules and data flow traffic in firewalls.
  • Experience in performing /documenting RCA for major security incidents related to network security products Must have experience interacting with OEMs to fix product/technology related issue
  • Experience on clustering and high availability.
  • Experience in configuration and implementation of VPN across various vendor perimeter devices.
  • Experience in routing technologies.
  • Skilled in analysing and monitoring network security solutions.
  • Should possess core understanding of web filtering gateways like BlueCoat, Zscaler or PaloAlto.
  • Linux Basic knowledge, Advanced preferable.
  • Basic Scripting knowledge in Python or shell scripting

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

Your Life @ IBM

In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

When applying to jobs of your interest, we recommend that you do so for those that match your experience and expertise. Our recruiters advise that you apply to not more than 3 roles in a year for the best candidate experience.

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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