Senior Engineer, Network Security Firewalls - Dubai

Senior Engineer, Network Security (Firewalls)
Emirates NBD Group IT is undergoing a leading digital transformation that will drive efficiency across all units The Network Datacenter and Security division is an integral part of this activity and will be responsible to drive the continuous product engineering lifecycle of a defined set of technologies that will deliver a standard stack of consumable products within Emirates NBD Datacenters in the following areas

1 Network Security covering Firewalls Load balancers Proxies IPS and all remaining products that are utilized to secure the network layer
2 Network and Voice covering Data Network Switching Routing Voice Infrastructure and all telecom links across all locations and Datacenters
3 Datacenter covering all Datacenters server rooms IDFs facilities own or rented by Emirates NBD

The Units key objectives are to onboard and maintain the selected products Faster Better and Cheaper
Brief Description:
The Network Security products act as the main defense line against the growing external threats The banking sector has been always a preferred target by the outside community thus requiring an ongoing RD to develop the necessary controls to mitigate any potential attack
Detailed Description:
This Sr Engineer will resume the responsibility of the technical authority of FirewallPaloAlto Checkpoint and Netscreen products engineering function across Emirates NBD Group While managing the day to day operational activities is not expected here this role will be accountable for the overall platform operational stability and will lead the products engineering strategy and lifecycle It will be also required to be up to date with the relevant product releases and continuously conduct research and development to carefully select the features that will require to be in the relevant products backlog

The Role will also play a key role in establishing maintaining and enforcing standards that will ensure all security controls are preserved despite continuous development and changes from the application and development teams allowing agile delivery for all projects
Job Requirements:
Establish a standard set of products that caters for different workloads at all layers
Drive projects to move the noncompliant products into the standard stack

Establish the product backlog that require to be addressed on quarterly basis
Drive backlog projects to completion
Continuous RD and vendor engagement
Automate the installation to achieve Zero touch unattended deployment
Review all housekeeping activities and identify key processes that should be automated
Design solutions that caters for enhancing the operational stability
Address Problem tickets Risk and Audit items in the products backlog
* Take the lead in working with the relevant stakeholders* to finalize the relevant products decisions
* Provide technical guidance
* Act as a level 3 escalation point for operational* activities

Additional Details:
Bachelors of Computer Science or Equivalent

Relevant Certification
8 years of experience at a relevant Sr Technical position in large organizations

Banking background
Excellent technical knowledge in PaloAlto and Checkpoint Firewalls
Good knowledge in Netscreen and Cisco Firewalls
Excellent knowledge in security principles and compliance requirements
Good technical knowledge in F5
Good knowledge of the products licensing

Strong people and leadership management skills with proven ability to lead motivate inspire develop and encourage people
Strategic Thinking with Research and Development mindset
adequate understanding of project management methodologies

Excellent communication skillsverbal written and presentation

Qualifications :

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