Senior Network Security Engineer
Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.
As a member of the DMZ Connectivity team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development and design of our Company's Global Data Network with a primary focus on DMZ Network Strategy, Architecture, and Design. This role requires a highly skilled individual with subject matter expertise in Global Network Architectures. The candidate must interface globally and have deep experience in the design, development and support of global network solutions.
Primary job responsibilities include:
Design, develop and evolve our Company's Global DMZ strategy.
Research, architect, and introduce Next Generation Network Solutions based on industry trends.
Provide Tier-4 expert support of our Company's Global Network.
The individual must have the technical and leadership skills to engineer and deliver these services worldwide.
Lead global discussions with stakeholders over requirements and demand.
Required Experience and Skills
Education Minimum Requirement:
- MSc Degree, BSc Degree or 7+ years equivalent with relevant experience in Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
Required Experience and Skills:
- 7 + years experience of expert knowledge of Global Network Infrastructure and Design.
- Deep knowledge and expertise with Cisco Firewalling, VPN, Cisco Routing & Switching.
- Palo Alto experience is required.
- Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, DevOps tools, and markup languages (e.g. Python, GitHub, Confluence, XML/JSON/YAML, etc.)
- Ability to continually acquire new skills.
- Ability to accomplish objectives while working collectively with the Global team, IT divisional teams, country IT departments and business teams.
- Demonstrates both tactical as well as strategic thinking and creative problem solving.
- Excellent English written and verbal communications skills.
Desired Experience and Skills:
- Deep knowledge of Network Automation solutions.
- Deep Knowledge of VPN methods such as DMVPN, IPSEC, GRE and SSL.
- Advanced knowledge of network security, firewalling, zone based security.
- Advanced knowledge of network segmentation principles.
- Industry recognized certifications such as Cisco CCNP/CCIE.
What do we offer?
- Competitive salary
- Global projects, international environment
- Opportunity to learn and grow professionally within the company globally
Wide range of benefits:
- Flexible working hours, work from home possibility
- Yearly Bonus based on company and personal performance
- Pension and health insurance contributions
- Up to date laptop and iPhone mobile device
Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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Expected salary range:$107,600.00 - $169,400.00
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