Senior Network & Security Engineer, Digital Transformation

Date:  May 20, 2023

Head Quarter, Head Quarter

Department:  Information Technology


The Senior Network & Security Engineer is responsible for managing and securing City Edge’s IT infrastructure and enhancing and upgrading current systems and introduce new systems as needed. He/she is responsible for Installing and maintaining computer hardware, peripherals, software and networks of the company, Investigating, diagnosing and resolving IT related issues, along with recommendations for improvement. The provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network and security-related hardware and software. He / She is the company’s first line of defence against unauthorized access from outside sources and potential security threats.

Key Accountabilities

  • Installing, administering, and troubleshooting network security solutions.
  • Updating software with the latest security patches and ensuring the proper defenses are present for each network resource.
  • Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans.
  • Configuring security systems, analyzing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
  • Monitoring network traffic for suspicious behavior.
  • Creating network policies and authorization roles and defending against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction.
  • Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice.
  • Configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls and anti-virus software.

Strategy & Business Planning

•    Ensure that strategy is translated into annual operational business plans and objectives for City Edge’s subsidiaries and departments and that performance is monitored and managed to ensure continuous improvement.

Budget & Plans

•    Recommend the department budget, and monitor financial performance versus the budget so that the business is aware of forecast cost and revenues; areas of underperformance are identified and opportunities to improve performance are capitalised upon.
•    Prepare, implement, control and track the training department budget to ensure the expenses are effectively managed.


Policies , systems processes & procedures

•    Develop and oversee the implementation of department policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of the department’s activity so that all relevant procedural/ legislative requirements and standards are fulfilled to ensure that City Edge delivers a world-class service.  
•    Manage the cost-efficient usage of all applicable resources to reduce wastage and unnecessary expense.


HSE & Risk Management

•    Ensure compliance to all relevant QHSE management policies, procedures and controls to ensure that City Edge provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Change Management

•    Contribute to managing change in own team by providing inputs for and taking part in change initiatives, programmes and projects that reflect international best practice and changes in the competitive environment.

Continuous Improvements

•    Promote and drive continuous improvement across one’s department as whole in order to achieve the Organization’s mission, vision and strategy.
•    Identify and take part in change initiatives, programmes and projects that reflect international best practice and changes in the competitive environment.


People management

•    Organise and supervise the activities and work of direct reports to ensure that all work within a specific team is completed to the required standards and in line with City Edge operating policies and procedures.
•    Provide on-the-job training and constructive feedback to subordinates to support their overall development.
•    Manage department staff and teams by overseeing their performance management, recruitment, training and development to ensure high levels of engagement and competence.


Working Conditions

Office Based role with normal working conditions and normal physical effort. Does not require international travel

Necessary Experience

•    5 - 7 years of related experience, preferably in a similar Industry.
•    Experience in a fast growth environment and a decentralized environment.

  • CCNA Routing and Switching is required.


  • Fortigate NSE4 is required.


Education Requirements

•    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering



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