NOC Engineer (Shift work)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1391373

 Job Description

Proofpoint are hiring an experienced NOC Engineer to join our Belfast NOC. You will join an existing team responsible for managing our cloud based cyber security solutions.

Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform
  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

As an Operations Engineer, you will be part of an international team that monitors and maintains more than 14,000 servers, and 250 network devices located in more than 8 data centers worldwide. NOC Engineers troubleshoot and resolve routine and complex network, hardware, and OS issues in a timely and efficient manner while maintaining a 99.99% uptime rate for all systems. Given the global nature of our business our Engineers work in a rotating shift pattern covering the hours of 6:00am – 11:30pm.

Your day-to-day

  • Monitor internal and production systems and escalating/paging level two engineers
  • Work trouble tickets effectively and efficiently and engage Engineering, Support, QA, and other personnel in accordance with established processes and procedures
  • Document problem descriptions and provide detailed problem diagnosis with accuracy and in compliance with established practices
  • Review and update the status of problems in trouble-ticketing system.
  • Assist in maintaining Operations documentation including support guides, knowledge base articles, and procedures
  • Participate in the transfer of information from one shift to the next

What you bring to the team

  • Previous experience of working within a Network Operations Center (NOC) or similar environment
  • Knowledge of Linux (command line)
  • Previous experience with bash and or Python or other Linux scripting/ programming languages
  • Previous experience with monitoring tools (Nagios preferred.) Familiarity with trouble ticketing systems (Jira, lighthouse, Bugzilla, etc.) Experience troubleshooting Linux
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, initiative, and leadership abilities
  • Effective analytical, planning, organizational, and documentation skills
  • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize while under pressure
  • Experience working with Fortune Global 500, highly integrated, multi-vendor ecosystems with OC to OC communications
  • LINUX and/or MS certifications are an asset

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!