Engineer /Sr Engineer, Network Security

Company Name: Ericsson

Location: Noida, UP, IN


Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt, and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson is proud of its global presence across 100+ countries and market areas. With a strong focus on innovation, we possess 49 thousand registered patents and a global strength of over 95 thousand competent professionals. We also take pride in supporting networks that cater to a capacity of 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic, thereby connecting more than 2.5 billion subscribers and counting. We are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – by providing hardware, software, and services to enable the full value of connectivity.

Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of communications technology and services. Our offerings include services, consulting, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology.

Using innovation to empower people, business and society, Ericsson is working towards the Networked Society: a world connected in real time that will open up opportunities to create freedom, transform society and drive solutions to some of our planet’s greatest challenges.

We are truly a global company, operating across borders in over 180 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment. As an Ericsson employee, you will have freedom to think big and the support to turn ideas into achievements. Continuous learning and growth opportunities allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to progress and reach your career goals. We invite you to join our team.

Job Summary

The incumbent would be part of Network Security Operations, IT Infrastructure Operations team within Global Competence Center (GCC), India. The position is based out of Gurgaon or Noida, India – open for both locations. He would be responsible to provide second-level support on incidents, problem resolutions and technical operations.

The incumbent should be expert on hardcore networking technologies such as firewalls, proxies, loadbalancers, VPNs and must have a passion for it.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Investigate and resolve incidents
  • Investigate and diagnose problems. Where applicable, identify short-term work-around solutions.
  • Act as network expert and identify enhancements in existing deployed solutions, provide input to RFCs etc.
  • Support and maintain firewalls, switches, proxies, load balancers, DNS, Email Security solutions
  • Create technical documentation
  • Provide technical support
  • Redesign and reconfigure alarms for network
  • Maintain a stable environment and optimizes the network as necessary
  • Contribute to implement continuous improvements in the organization
  • Technical support handling of internal and external customers
  • Develop solutions and tools based on technical requirements


Position Qualifications

Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant will require a Strong background in Linux systems, Scripting (BASH, Expect), Automation platforms like Ansible, Puppet, Networking and Firewall technologies.
  • Juniper, F5, Bluecoat, Palo Alto certified applicants are preferred 
  • Experience in a similar role is essential, with 5+ years Firewall experience in a similar support role.
  • The candidate will need to be prepared to be flexible in approach to work content and responsibilities, along with out of hours and on call support.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ideal candidate should have a good understanding of ITIL problem and change management practices, working to defined service level agreements.





Essential skills :


  • Knowledge of Network Security products, Firewall and VPN technologies.
  • Networking skills including TCP/IP, DNS and knowledge of Internet services such as proxies, email and FTP.
  • Good TCP-IP knowledge, support and diagnosis skills to be able to troubleshoot problems effectively
  • Strong troubleshooting skills  is MUST
  • Intermediate Linux skills and scripting experience is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Juniper Netscreen Security Gateway and SRX is mandatory
  • Knowledge of F5 BIG-IP experience is mandatory.
  • Prior working knowledge of Squid Proxy and BIND DNS is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Palo Alto firewalls is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Citrix Netscalers is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP), FireEye Email Threat Prevention (ETP) is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Pulse Secure (Juniper) Secure Access appliances (SSL VPN) is essential
  • Good organization and communication skills. Able to cope with demanding schedules and tight deadlines. Conscientious, able to communicate well with our customers at all levels, and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude.


Behavioral Competences:

  • Creating & Innovating
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Applying Expertise & technology
  • Working with people
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer expectations
  • Following Instructions & Procedures


Minimum Qualification & Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience working with firewalls, proxies, loadbalancers and VPN products from leading vendors. Should have excellent hands on troubleshooting experience


Preferred Qualification & Experience Requirements:

  • A primary degree in Engineering, IT or Telecommunications, or equivalent experience is required for all ICT Engineer job stages



Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics. Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development. Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.