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Network Security Engineer - Cisco Firepower (Contract)

Location: Luxembourg Rate: Up to Euros 600 per Day + Dependent on Experience

Network Security Engineer - Cisco Firepower

This is a genuinely fantastic opportunity to work for one of the most prestigious EU Institutions in Europe. We are on the lookout for an Exceptional Network Security Engineer with at least 8 recent years of experience in Network Security + a bachelor's degree or higher.

These are long term contracts with a very high chance of renewal. The longer you work there, the more valuable you become and this means that you could stay there for years.

You will not only be using the latest technologies but you will also be in a more relaxed working environment where your work-life balance is respected!

In addition, they are not just looking for a standard Network Security Engineer; they want people who can make a contribution to the team, who can bring new ideas and who can continue to learn and improve.

You will be in charge of the following assignations:

  • Manage the Cisco Firepower network probes installed in Production and in the Lab.
  • Collaborate with the other teams in the unit to analyse the registered events
  • and solve the possible incident.
  • Select/Define/improve IDS/IPS signatures, policies and triggers.
  • Deploy software/vulnerability/fingerprint updates.
  • Improve detection capabilities by creating Splunk filters.
  • Detect and minimize false positives.
  • Investigate alerts, react, escalate and inform stakeholders accordingly.
  • Possibly plan further expansion of the monitoring system.
  • Write "response instructions" for common situations
  • Production of documentation: for documenting the network monitoring activities, and the associated guidelines and procedures.


  • University Degree in an ICT related field with a minimum of 8 years of professional experience in the domain of ICT and Network Security
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco Firepower IPS - ideally 8 years of experience
  • Working experience in complex ICT enterprise environments and in the associated security aspects.
  • Experience with Splunk is required
  • Excellent knowledge of Operating systems and good practices for their configuration ad protection
  • Excellent knowledge of all kind of network and host security systems including: antivirus software, host intrusion detection and prevention, vulnerability assessment, data encryption, honey-pot, and hardening practices
  • Excellent knowledge of network concepts and the associated security solutions. In particular the following topics must be known: Internet/Intranet/Extranet architectures; Authentication systems, Firewall, Proxies, Network IDS/IPS, PKI, e-mail gateways, IP security, Remote access control and violations, data protection and integrity, Encryption, Viruses
  • Desirable knowledge of IT best practices (ITIL, COBIT, etc.)

Network Security Engineer - Cisco Firepower

Posted Date: 10 Dec 2019 Reference: JS-NETWORK SECURITY ENG Employment Business: J & C Associates Ltd Contact: Josh Hakki