IT Network Engineer (Security & Cloud)

Job title: IT Network Engineer (Security & Cloud)

Company: flydubai

Job description: The ‘IT Network Engineer (Security & Cloud)’ troubleshoots problems on the network, monitors underlying communication protocols and supports network and security hardware and software. He/she maintains network connectivity and availability. The ideal candidate has to be well versed with cloud infrastructure (public and private clouds) and be responsible for building, executing, managing, and maintaining network infrastructure and related security functions.


Key Activities

1.Install network hardware, peripherals, services, settings, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.

2.Planning and implementing various Lan/Wan/Wireless network solutions related to the project and related systems

3.Installing networks/systems and performing analysis, reporting on network/system applications related to the suite of applications

4.Configuring LDAP/LDAPS and other authentication technologies to support network infrastructure

5.Install, configure and maintain Cisco, Palo Alto and Fortigate Firewalls, VPN Concentrators and other security appliances related to the network infrastructure

6.Install, configure and maintain load balancers related to the network infrastructure

7.Data center physical networking and communication management

8.Network and Security SME for projects with network and security components

9.Partner with Technical Architects to develop and maintain enterprise documentation and architecture network and security diagrams

10.Monitor networks and make any necessary repairs utilizing available network tools before they cause network outages.

11.Monitor and maintain VPN gateways and any other related equipment and services.

12.Respond to and mitigate network security events such as Distributed Denial of Service attacks

13.Setup/manage network, security, and virtualized infrastructure

14.Review, analyse, and execute network change requests

15.Lead network improvement and maintenance projects

16.Developing selection criteria for choosing the various SaaS, and IaaS solutions available in the market

17.IaaS cloud services management and governance

18.Adhere to flydubai change management process and procedures for efficient use and handling of all resource changes (Hardware, software, service and data) to minimize the impact of Change-related faults.

19.Implement LAN/WAN maintenance and management procedures and ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Relevant Cisco Certifications (Cisco CCNP Collaboration)
  • Experienced in technologies such as HP, Juniper, Cisco, Fortigate, PaloAlto, Barracuda, F5, Incapsula,
  • ITIL Foundation


  • 5 + years’ proven experience in network and security field.
  • Expertise in Active Directory, Firewalls, VPN, Proxy.
  • Strong L3 troubleshooting.
  • Experience in security and compliance standards like ISO 27001, ISF, COBIT.
  • Hands on experience with routing (BGP, EIGRP, RIP, IGRP) and switching on Cisco and HP devices
  • Hands on experience with Cisco ASA and Fortigate Firewalls
  • Working knowledge of local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), internet, email systems, telecommunications and data communications; standard operating systems, storage for local and distributed environments
  • Expertise in using various monitoring, management, and capacity planning tools such as Solarwinds, Splunk, Nagois, Zabbix etc.
  • Ability to capture and interpret wireshark logs for in depth packet level analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic information security principles
  • Knowledge of security best practice guidelines (ISO 17799, NIST, etc.)
  • Relevant professional experience including working knowledge of the following technologies:

a. TCP/IP networking including IP classes, subnets, multicast, NAT

b. WINS, DNS, and DHCP, Network troubleshooting

c. Microsoft OS and Server technologies

d. Remote access methods

e. Backup and disaster recovery methodologies

f. Patch management technologies and processes

g. Wireless protocols and services

h. Network analysis tools

i. Familiarity with UNIX a plus

  • Hands on experience with firewalls, routers, bridges, switches and gateway devices, appliances and software.
  • Highly skilled in network oriented problem solving, critical thinking and troubleshooting
  • Highly knowledgeable in network fundamentals and IP communication technologies
  • Able to handle private and confidential information with physical and ethical care
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet project milestones and support SLA’s
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and resolve multiple inquiries at once or in order of priority
  • Able to troubleshoot complex hardware, software and network issues
  • Ability to identify and rapidly learn new and complex technologies

Warning on Recruitment Fraud

flydubai is aware of a number of e-mails, letters and SMS or Whatsapp messages in circulation recently, claiming to be offers of employment from flydubai.

These offers often look legitimate and may include job descriptions, salary, and benefit details.

The offers then direct recipients to provide bank account details.

Although these offers may appear genuine, they are fraudulent and should be deleted immediately and not responded to.

flydubai does not send emails, letters or other messages requesting your bank account details

in order to process documents. flydubai will also never refer you to a third party to process applications or visas. Official communications from flydubai will only come from an email

address ending in and job opportunities with flydubai are advertised on

flydubai’s websites.

If you receive any e-mail, letter or other message which you have not requested or are

expecting and it purports to be from flydubai, please contact us at and include the subject line “Recruitment Fraud” to confirm the authenticity of the message.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 08:48:53 GMT

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