Senior Network Security Engineer

    • Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description
Senior Network Security Engineer, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic
3-5 locations, 2-3 time zones, 10 peers within Cyber infrastructure! That is how your daily interactions could look like as a part of Security team. That is Purpose of the position is to contribute to the design and implementation of infrastructure, security, application or other technology product solutions.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ensuring the Network Security infrastructure is configured to be efficient and secure
• Overview alerts and blockings within network security environment, being in regular contact with SOC and Threat Analyst teams
• Investigate potential threats, identify possible improvements and reduce false positives
• Support use case creation and improvement in SIEM environment
• Analyzing deviations to security definitions, estimate risks of it and define actions to be taken
• Assisting the IT Partners and Service Providers with technical clarifications and investigations
• Close collaboration with internal security organizations and third party vendors
• Provide analytical support for incident & problem resolution and prevention

Minimum requirements
What you'll bring to the role:
• Network fundamentals including the OSI model, TCP/IP, IPv4/6
• Operations and engineering of solutions such as NAC, Proxy, Firewall (SPI, NextGen, WAF, DB), IDS/IPS;
• FW ruleset management in big and complex infrastructures with help of tools such as Tufin;
• Bash scripting and well-known programming languages for networking automation (e.g. Power Shell, Python);
• SIEM principals and tools (Splunk, Cortex), MITRE ATT&CK framework

Desirable requirements:
• Professional and vendor related certifications such as
(CCNA Security, CCNP, CISSP or similar for Networking, Offensive Security, GIAC Cyber Defense or similar for Cyber Security)
• Experienced with work in Network and Security Operations Centers

You'll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program - choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Public Transportation allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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