Network Security Engineer (F/M)

Location 92-HAUTS-DE-SEINE, France
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology
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Job purpose
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment to deliver services
  • Provide 24x7x365 network security operations support on a shift basis
  • Support the security architecture and solutions team with a network security perspective
  • Manage the day to day operation of deployed network security technologies, such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Web Application Firewalls (WAF), network firewalls, denial of service (DoS) protection and network access control (NAC)
  • Provide related management information and reporting to manager

Key responsibilities

Manage Network Security Services and Solutions
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment to deliver services
  • Collaborate with Head of Network Security Operations to help define technology and functional requirements for Network Security solutions and services
  • Collaborate with Head of Network Security Operations to evaluate and select suitable Vendor solutions
  • Collaborate with Head of Network Security Operations to define prevention and detection requirements
  • Collaborate with other Network Security Engineers to develop set of network access and configuration rule sets to match prevention and detection requirements
  • Collaborate with other Network Security Engineers, ISOPS Network Architects to identify network architecture and technology integration requirements to logging, security monitoring and Incident management tools and processes
  • Ensure new network devices comply with established Network device security baseline
  • Collaborate with other Network Security Engineers to develop use cases and test cases to test and verify applied rules
  • Participate and test the technology solutions to verify the prevention and detection rules are effective and achieve desired results
  • Support the roll out of new Network Security solutions and services to AXA Group and OpCOS
  • Collaborate with other Network Security Engineers to maintain and manage the availability and performance of the Network technology platforms
  • Support request for ad-hoc Network security configuration and change request
  • Support the incident management process for incidents related to network security

Manage the network security-related security policies
  • Collaborate with other Network Security Engineers and ISOPS Network security stakeholders to ensure the Network security related policies are updated annually and change to access rules

Identify and manage emerging threat actors and attack vectors for networks
  • Collaborate with ISOPS Cyber Threat Analysis and reporting team to assess emerging threats and develop plans to mitigate and implement those using Network security solutions

Shift Service
  • Collaborate with other Network Security Engineers to establish a shift rotation plan to provide network security solutions and services support on a 24x7, 365 days a year basis
  • Manage, co-ordinate and deliver services as required to ensure the efficient and effective utilisation and implementation of network security objectives

Miscellaneous Service
  • Support the architecture and design function to achieve network security objectives.
  • Support internal and external audits from a network security perspective


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • An MSc Information Security would be desirable but is not essential

  • Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification (CISSP, CISM, ISO 27001, CCNA, CCNP or equivalent) strongly preferred
  • Member of IISP or have the qualification, skills and experience to become a member
  • Certifications from industry-leading vendors of network security solutions would be desirable but is not essential

Overall work experience in the field
  • Experience in Information Security field > 3-12 years
  • Experience in network security > 3 years
  • Proven experience in working with network security technologies such as firewalls, IPS/IDS, web application firewalls, DNS security and network access control depending upon the staffing requirement for each
  • Proven expertise in mitigating denial of service attacks and relevant technologies

Skills / abilities
  • Cross cultural sensitivity, flexibility
  • Organized with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and utilize time effectively
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, works effectively as a team player
  • Ability to function effectively in a matrix structure
  • Good analytical skills
  • Fluent in English

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 165,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 107 million customers.

To support our business strategy and digital transformation, AXA is building a new Group Information Security Practice to ensure a coordinated response to the increasing cyber security threat, enable risk decisions to be made consistently across the organization and establish sustainable security capabilities that are integrated with the business.
Our vision for Information Security is to ‘protect our stakeholders by securing our information assets, managing our cyber risk and enabling business strategies in an efficient and effective way, fully supported by executive leadership and underpinned by all AXA employees’.

At AXA, we lead a an HR policy that encourages diversity, maintains your  professional and private life balance and accelerates the skills and career development : promotion of diversity, remuneration policy, training device, ... Discover everything that makes AXA an employer of choice.
Whatever your job is, we strive to offer you career opportunities. Our goal is to develop your skills to support the transformation of our changing business.