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Senior Lead Engineer - Network Security

Date:  14-Jul-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology
Sub-Function:  Security Architecture


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

The candidate should be a Network Security expert having in-depth knowledge and expertise in configuring and maintaining large enterprise firewalls from vendors such as Fortinet, Palo Alto & Cisco. S/he should have hands-on experience on cloud network security environments on Azure and other components such as VPN, WAF, NAC and proxies. S/he would be part of the Network Security team in Chennai – supporting with the design, setup, configuration & troubleshooting of all the Olam network security components located across multiple regions and countries & in the cloud environment.


Job Description

  • Overall, the job requires supporting the firewalls and other network security components in the Olam environment located across various regions and countries.
  • Supporting the setup, upgrade, and migration of firewalls, VPN, web proxies, etc.
  • Support the cloud team to harden the network security posture on Azure Cloud by leveraging NSGs, VPN, 3rd party firewalls, Cloud WAF.
  • Analyze the new requirements based on input from various IT teams and provide solutions to meet the business requirements while maintaining the security posture of the enterprise.
  • Identify opportunities for strengthening network security posture in the datacenter, regions, and cloud.
  • Support in performing Proof of Value / Concept (POV/POC) for evaluating capabilities/features of new products and technologies.

Profile Description

  • Graudate/Postgraduate in Computer Science or any relevant discipline with an overall 8+ years of Information Security experience and 4 -6 years of proven Network Security experience
  • Level 2-3 support of firewall technologies includes Fortinet firewall, Cisco Firepower Threat Defence & Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Hands-on experience in the configuration of Forti-Manager and integration with FortiGate Firewalls.
  • Hands-on experience of Forti-Web & Imperva Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF).
  • Must have experience in handling Azure Cloud networking environment on NSG, Application Gateway, Load Balancer, Peering etc
  • Must have experience on handling Zscaler web proxy environment
  • Must have experience in handling and troubleshooting Pulse VPN environment
  • Must have experience analyzing and implementing complex firewall rules on security devices (Fortigate, Cisco Firepower & Palo Alto Firewalls)
  • Strong technical ability to troubleshoot firewall problems in a large enterprise involving complex network application flows between multiple hosts spanning multiple firewalls/security zones and different geographic locations 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IP networking and network security including Intrusion Detection, DMZ, encryption, IPSec, SSL VPNs, MPLS/VPN, Site to Site VPN tunnels, SSL/VPN, proxy services etc
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a solid understanding of how to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues that involve firewalls, MPLS network connectivity, and applications
  • Must have experience in handling NAC (Network Access/Admission Control)
  • Good hands-on experience in creating network diagrams, Network architecture diagrams, Schematic diagrams using MS Visio.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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