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Firewall Infrastructure Engineer

Chester, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title:  Firewall Infrastructure Engineer

Corporate Title:  AVP

Location:  Chester

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:
Find us in the city of Chester, a destination renowned for its culture, history, and beauty. Working at Bank of America Chester offers a far-reaching global career for a world-renowned organisation, whilst being ideally situated against the backdrop of the rolling North Wales hills and the banks of the serene River Dee.

Role Description:

Bank of America is seeking a talented Firewall Infrastructure Engineer to join our team.   In this role you will be designing, engineering and implementation of firewall services requests, while interfacing with multiple stakeholders.   The ideal person for this role will possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills and can work both alone and in team settings.   Adherence to industry standards and products is crucial to your success in this role.


  • You will own the running and delivery of Change Management and Release & Deployment functions and teams for EMEA Network Services.
  • Supporting Technology systems infrastructure deployments, upgrades, Business Continuity testing, office relocation and restacks, collaborating across other technology teams.            
  • Deliver high-visibility projects efficiently.
  • Facilitate meetings, produce status updates and maintain project costs.
  • Analyse identify and manage programme risks.
  • Establish internal communication networks and produce accurate timely reports.
  • Collaborate with global peers and foster a ‘One-Team’ mentality.
  • You will encourage process improvements and support career management for team members.

What we are looking for:

  • A proven experience working in Network Services including Firewall technologies Fortinet or Checkpoint.
  • Be a self-starter who can show initiative and be comfortable working alone or with collaborating with a team.
  • You will be accountable, holding others accountable when required.
  • Organisational skills and analytical capabilities.
  • A sound understanding of network-based technologies, protocols and you can translate business requirements.
  • Manage multiple projects.
  • Good understanding of ITIL and Agile


Skills that will Help

  • Experience in Networking-related disciplines within a design, implementation, or operations role.
  • Relevant Industry certifications in Network Technologies
  • Experience of working within Financial services (Insurance, Banking, Investment banking)

Benefits of working at Bank of America


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare including virtual tutoring and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum
  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc
  • Use of a flex fund to use towards benefits
  • Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services
  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership programme and receive discounted entry to some of the UK and Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local area

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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Primary Location:
Chester Business Park, Chester, H4 9Q