DE-CIX (Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange) is the world’s leading Internet exchange operator. At its locations in Europe, North America, the Middle East, India, and Asia, DE-CIX connects thousands of network operators (carriers), Internet service providers (ISPs), content providers, and corporate networks from more than 100 countries and offers peering, cloud and interconnection services. With a data volume of almost 34 Exabytes per year (as of 2022) and well over 1,100 connected networks, DE-CIX in Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the world. For more information, please visit www.de-cix.net
For Frankfurt am Main , we are looking with immediate effect for a motivated
Network Security Engineer (f/m/d)
With a team of experienced colleagues, you are ensuring the maximum possible service availability and performance for DE-CIX‘ Service Connect Platform. Located within the Infrastructure & Operations team, the Network Security Engineers are responsible for managing and enhancing our global firewalling and VPN services. You will be mainly responsible for:
Ensuring stable and reliable IT services with focus on network security
Day-to-day network performance monitoring as well as improving our measurement methodologies
Troubleshooting and fault analysis; hardware troubleshooting and repair.
Design and Deployment of services either on-premises or cloud based
Improve the constantly ongoing automation of our platform
Participate in a 24×7 call-out rotation.
What also awaits you:
an appreciative corporate culture and trustful teamwork with like-minded specialists,
great working conditions (extensive personnel development measures, an occupational pension scheme, weekly language courses, a job ticket, health promotion, support on children care, eldercare and lots more)
Exciting and diverse challenges in an innovative and international environment,
a crisis-resistant permanent contract with the world’s market leader in its sector
extremely friendly and supportive colleagues
What’s important to us:
Strong networking skills (Ethernet, IP, Routing)
Experience in network security engineering, vendors (e.g. Fortinet) as well as in operations of network security in Cloud and Container based environments (e.g. Azure, K8s)
Ability to automate your work by using scripting or programming languages (e.g. bash, perl, python)
Knowledge in monitoring tools (e.g. Zabbix)
Able to analyze problems and conduct effective fault diagnosis and system recovery.
A reliable, structured and independent way of working, as well as good communication skills
Your professional experience in a comparable position, team spirit, interest in leading edge technologies and a love of learning new things are more important to us than your academic qualifications. So if you are looking for new challenges in Network Security and know how to combine teamwork with a high degree of self-motivation, we look forward to receiving your complete application, including salary expectations.