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Perimeter Security Engineer

Location:  Beijing
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Oct 7, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1175421

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


Enterprise Technology provides reliable, secure and resilient technology services and solutions to support over 300,000 EY people. As part of Enterprise Technology, you’ll be at the forefront of enabling innovative technologies including emerging collaboration tools and world-class technology infrastructure. 


Our aim is to build an outstanding customer experience with clear investment in innovation, alongside operational excellence that delivers efficient, quality services and solutions. You will work with technologists and business specialists to meet the increasing pace of our business. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.

The opportunity

This exciting role is inside the Perimeter Security Operations, part of the EYTS in Enterprise Technology. In this role Engineer will need to maintain and administer all Perimeter Security services, including key technologies associated with Perimeter and border control across all aspects of the EY environment.

Your key responsibilities

In the role of a Perimeter security specialist ,you will be responsible to execute the daily management, administration and maintenance activities in support of protecting EY’s global perimeter security infrastructure environment including Firewall, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) or perimeter networks, Proxy services, VPN, 3rd party services and remote access against internal and external network security threats or unauthorized access intrusions identified via  IT staff and end-user incidents escalated from the Service Desk. You will participate as a well-regarded Subject Matter Expert (SME) in projects requiring coordinating implementations involving connectivity with 3rd party service providers, consulting services to various team within the firm and determining the impact on network security, acting in an appropriate manner to ascertain technical compliance with existing EY standards and configurations. Perform restorative and maintenance actions remotely by using basic through advanced technical skills and automations to triage, analyse, respond and remediation for infrastructure issues.  

Skills and attributes for success


  • Advanced analytical skills to probe for understanding and address as appropriate both common and more complex infrastructure intrusions and end-user incidents
  • Demonstrate experience in dealing with external vendors and suppliers within the network and security industries
  • Excellent knowledge of perimeter security and border protection technology, environments, management and monitoring tools
  • Working knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) to identify industry standards and procedures for Incident, Problem, Change and Knowledge as required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt personal communication styles based on your audience, to engage as a thought leader with all levels of the organization, staying calm under pressure and maintain the credibility the business has in the perimeter security team


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Be a Self-starter who can operate without direct supervision on multiple complex issues and tasks in parallel
  • Present complex and difficult messages skilfully, using a variety of media and methods  
  • Produce writings that contains clear and precise language suitable for the target audience
  • Experience with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.
  • Maintains awareness of related new and emerging technologies
  • Technology requirements
    • Check Point Firewall (also Palo Alto/Fortinet Firewalls)
    • AlgoSec Firewall automation platform
    • Zscaler Cloud Security
    • SonicWall/Pulse Secure/Prisma VPN technologies
    • In depth understanding of networking concepts, including IoT, IPv4 and IPv6 and how to deploy and configure in the security product set
    • SD-WAN awareness is an added advantage 
    • Understanding of Cloud technologies, SAML Integrations, Azure AD is an added advantage

Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Engineering or Computer Science or a related discipline, plus an industry accreditation or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrable experience in various aspects of Security technology infrastructure design and implementation.
  • Security related Professional qualifications [Check Point CCSE, Blue Coat BCCPA
  • Service management qualifications [ITIL Foundation]

What we look for

In Perimeter Secure we look for individuals who are inclusive, proactive and high achieving team players who show a passion for technology and services. As a small team, in diverse locations, who are responsible for providing a critical service on a global scale. This will necessitate an individual who is flexible with a strong work ethic who is willing to do the right thing at the right time – even if that is late evening or at weekends.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer: 


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team. 


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.



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