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Network Engineer - Fortigate

Job Number:  60390
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT India - Bhosari
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bangalore, IN

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The Network Engineer will report to the regional Network Services Manager, working under the general direction of the Senior Manager of Network Services. The candidate for this job and his/her team members are responsible for the smooth operation and implementation of network infrastructure and related systems. The position requires the ability to plan, design, and implement firewall solutions in OT area to meet business requirements. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with OT teams and IT teams at Magna divisions to plan and implement LAN segmentation.
  • Design, implement and support Fortigate security solutions in OT environment.
  • Work with customer regarding project planning, assist in implementation ensuring business continuity. 
  • Collaboration with regional and global network/security teams.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Fortigate firewall deployment and troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of Cisco Switching solutions (LAN) and segmentation best practices
  • Practical and demonstrable knowledge in networking and firewalls
  • Strong demonstrable project management and communication skills
  • Knowledge of switching / routing principals and technologies
  • Understanding of IT security concepts and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of Multi factor authentication solutions
  • Basic understanding of IT business operations/processes

Knowledge and Education

Completion of community college:

  • Technical Diploma in telecommunications / computer networking or equivalent

Work Experience

  • 5 to less than 8 years of work-related experience
  • Practical experience with Cisco routers, switches, and wireless systems (LAN) is a must.
  • Practical experience with Fortigate firewalls, Forti manager, Forti Analyzer is a must.
  • Knowledge on dynamic IP routing, access control lists, Captive Portal, Wireless Controllers.
  • Familiarity with remote access solutions like Ivanti/Pulse Secure.
  • Familiarity with Cloud providers (Azure, AWS) is a plus. 
  • Practical experience working in a team environment.


Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving & interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated for continuous learning and improvement
  • Excellent customer service and relationship management skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

In addition, the applicant should have the ability to work under direction, as part of a team, or independently, as required in execution of any given task. The ability to identify the scope of tasks and problems as they arise, assigning relevant priority to resolving issues then taking them to their conclusion is expected. A flexible approach in finding solutions to given projects or tasks is also required within this role.

Additional Information

Able to communicate in English language (listening, writing, speaking)
Able to work with a global team with diverse backgrounds

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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