Network Security Architect

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- Design security approach appropriate for large, multinational and geographically dispersed organization that operates in regulated business domain.
- Develop, validate and update key engineering artifacts such as standards/best practices, design documents and decisions.
- Design and document solutions to meet requirements and that are easily scalable for the enterprise.
- Work closely with other architects and engineering teams to understand emerging technologies and how they would benefit Swiss RE and its users
- Integration and implementation of Public Cloud networking/security solutions to support Swiss Re evolving cloud landscape.
- Working together on information policies, operations on actual implementation and programs to provide security advisory
- As subject matter expert work closely with networking associates to understand emerging security technologies and their application in the evolving Swiss RE network security.
- Translate security designs into implementable policies and ensure that end users can work with those policies
- Design and develop automation for security related changes/deployments.
- Act as higher-level escalation for complex security systems related issues
- Holding workshops and competency transfer to engineering and operation level

About the Team

The Connectivity Services (CS) team is responsible for the infrastructure services (e.g. WAN, LAN, Security Services, DC LAN, Wi-Fi) for the Swiss Re Global Network, Production Facilities for DCs and ICT Rooms as well as Service Transition & Decommissioning.

Information about the selection process

- 10+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure with strong focus on cybersecurity
- Minimum 3 years of experience in architect/technical design authority role
- Ability to quickly translate business requirements into technology capabilities
- Knowledge on computer networking concepts (TCP/IP)
- Good understanding of security perimeter and defense-in-depth models
- Good understanding
- Experience in designing security solutions using market leading Next-Generation firewall vendors (Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco).
- Familiarity with Unified Threat Protection and Anti-Malware/Anti-Virus solutions
- Experience with fabric-centric segmentation solutions (Cisco ACI and SD-Access)
- Experience with Web Application Firewall and DDoS protection systems (both on-premise and cloud models)
- Understanding of major public cloud provider networking concepts and implementations (Azure, AWS and Alibaba experience required including deploying virtual security/network appliances)
- Good understanding of public cloud security including identity protection and RBAC
- Experience in solving wireless network security challenges
- Experience with Bring Your Own Device issues in large organizations
- Familiarity with at-rest and in-transit data encryption concepts
- General orientation in data classification and data protection areas
- Ability to understand security management and security operations in global organization (SOC concept)
- Demonstrates self-motivation, leadership ability, strong team player who enjoys a fast-paced atmosphere
- Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects.
- Ability to produce HLD and LLD documentation for assigned projects
- Ability to learn very quickly in a fast-paced environment.
- Scripting abilities and other IaC tools - Shell, Python, Chef, Puppet, Terraform plus others
- Understanding of various security frameworks and standards (ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, FIPS, OWASP)
- Familiarity with offensive security (Red Team, penetration testing) and port-breach forensics is a plus
- Industry recognized certificate (CISSP, CEH) is a plus

Language skills:
- English is mandatory.
- German is a plus.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.

ID: 3849768  Dátum zverejnenia: 12.4.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 700 EUR/month