Lead System Engineer-Network & Security

Permanent contract|Bangalore|IT (Information Technology)

Lead System Engineer-Network & Security

Bangalore, India Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


  • Delivery & Operations

    Mandatory Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience and at least 8+ years relevant experience in handling Firewalls
  • Well versed with Security skills (firewall coding, policy pushes, )
  • Experience on CheckPoint Firewall Upgrades and Replacements (as part of legacy refresh)
  • Knowledge on Routing and Switching & F5 to perform end to end route check
  • In depth knowledge on implementing VPN solutions on Checkpoint/Juniper/Fortigate firewalls
  • Extensive troubleshooting experience on VPN related issues on Firewalls
  • Knowledge on Firewall administration and orchestration tools such as Tufin
  • High level knowledge of the firewalls is mandatory
  • Must know to code on a Fortiget and Checkpoint FW
  • Prior experience in Juniper/CheckPoint/Cisco TAC or Network Operation Center (L3/L4 level)
  • Experience in supporting large enterprise level network infrastructure with more than 5000 devies
  • Routing - BGP, OSPF, EIGRP + Switching, NXOS, Cisco ACI, F5
  • Hands on experience on designing/ managing VPN infrastructure.
  • Take the lead in outage calls
  • Own and drive root cause and permanent resolution
  • Perform moderate network changes
  • Provide expertise as Network SME
  • Good communication and presenting skills
  • Good to have Skills:

  • Basic understanding of Proxies
  • Familiarity in handling complex Network Infras containing multi-VRF architecture
  • Good to have similar knowledge on Fortigate Firewalls
  • DHCP, DNS, AD Knowledge

Profile required

Day to day work:

  • Review the existing process and update it for being more autonomous.
  • Propose new process and create new documentations.
  • Define improvement plan: how to decrease number of alarm and escalations.
  • Deal with Paris NRE TEAM to have approval or be autonomous on the resolution of the incident / alarms.
  • Give an improvement plan for reducing number of tickets escalated to Paris team.
  • Create a process (for instance):
  • Before an escalation to Paris team, a close analyze must be done and they must propose an action plan.
  • They must “validate” or “review” the execution of the action with the accountable.
  • Create a monthly meeting with Paris NRE team just to show the improvement plan.
  • Create a monthly meeting with the same overview of the weekly to see the trend for instance.


  • Strong academic background with technology skills. CCIE/CCSE/CCSM can be good.
  • Good Network and Security knowledge (Routing & Switching, Firewalls)
  • 10+ years of experience and at least 8+ years relevant experience in handling firewalls & proxies
  • Knowledge of ITIL concepts.
  • Should have extensively worked on Fortigate and Checkpoint firewalls

Abilities / Skills Required

  • Strong stakeholder engagement / Client Relationship Management
  • Very good attitude, good listener and adapter
  • Motivated and proactive and ready to take more challenges


  • Be available on-call support during non-business hours and weekends
  • Mitigate Organizational Risk: Continue documentation for every setup & new project with mapping of services to ensure to eliminate risks associated with in core infra services.

Why join us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”

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charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000GPS
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2022/08/17
Publication date: 2022/07/20