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Secure Connectivity Chapter Lead

We are looking for an experienced Secure Connectivity Chapter Lead EMA to join our rapidly expanding team. This role will lead several and diverse engineer team(s) in mostly global projects ensuring delivery of applications and/or service components with highest levels of availability, performance, and security.

IT Architecture & Cloud platforms
Digital Transformation
Professional (3+)

Your challenges

  • Staying up to date how security is evolving with the cloud;
  • Find out what Software Defined Networking can bring to the table;
  • Find out if we can apply  Reliability Engineering paradigm to networks and security;
  • Find out if DevOps and CI/CD pipelines make things more or less secure.

This is you

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant IT work experience;
  • Masters degree from an accredited university or equivalent work experience;
  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Palo Alto Networks security technologies; 
  • Firewall and network management qualifications (PCNSE, CCNP Security, CCSE or FNSE (or equivalent);
  • Strong familiarity with routing, switching, and bridging in both LAN & WAN environments.
* These criteria are an indication of the profile we are looking for. Research shows that male candidates often apply when they see a 60% match with the profile, while women only apply when they see a 100% match. If you don’t meet all the criteria but you do believe that this is the right position for you, we kindly invite you to apply anyway or get in touch.
KPMG Technology
KPMG Technology
KPMG Technology

Your role as
Secure Connectivity Chapter Lead?

The Chapter Lead Secure Connectivity  leads and develops a high performing Security & Networking Operations team to drive the ITS Global group's agenda and achieve its business objectives. Primarily this role focuses on Palo Alto technologies, KNET WAN, Azure Networking, Azure Firewalls, Squid Proxies, Layer7 & ISAM. This role will provide leadership to ensure effective performance management, succession planning, and development of the in region team. The team will apply industry best practices and ensure consistency across service providers in their delivery and support of services and applications.  Success in this role will be defined by a solid foundation of support applied consistently throughout the regional organization through collaboration with the delivery group and Squad leader. 


You are accountable for the Secure Connectivity Chapter team leadership within the region. Delivering the Chapters' vision and objectives, provides input to set priorities and strategic/tactical direction based on chapter and regional goals .     
Accountable for a (mixed KPMG staff / contractors) team of total 4+ FTEs. Responsible for managing a proactive working relationship with stakeholders and management. Maintain relationships with the business functions and all ITS Global teams to ensure a smooth transition of Business Solutions and services into steady state operations.


You provide support of the services operated by the Secure Connectivity Chapter (Palo Alto Technologies, KNET WAN, Azure Networking, Azure Firewalls, Squid Proxies, Layer 7 & ISAM) including regular on-call support at the weekends during the normal working hours for the region using a follow-the-sun handover process between regions. Identify & implement continual improvements to the services operated by the Secure Connectivity Chapter (Palo Alto Technologies, KNET WAN, Azure Networking, Azure Firewalls, Squid Proxies, Layer 7 & ISAM).

What we offer

  • Professional and innovative working environment;
  • Salary on the level of Senior Manager;
  • A fully furnished home office, a laptop & and iPhone;
  • 30 holidays;
  • A lease car or mobility budget;
  • Non-contributory pension scheme;
  • Excellent training curriculum.
Continuous improvements & projects
  • Customer Engagement

  • Platform Monitoring & Support

  • Problem & Pattern Analysis

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