Korek IConnect IP Technical Security Engineer will take care of all security provisioning, operations & reporting for technical packet core firewalls  Gi, Gp  and O&M FW which interface with ISP in Erbil, Baghdad & Basra as well as packet core nodes SGSN/GGSN.


Key Responsibilities

  • Korek IConnect Maintains and administers Firewalls (Gi, GP, O&M).
  • Follows standards and strategy for the security of the network based on organizational needs.
  • Monitors network traffic for performance and security optimizations.
  • Performs vulnerability scans, risk assessments and penetration tests to ensure network security.
  • Ensures that all security related items are documented and validation can be produced for any and all audits.
  • Works with clients on VPN setup, security and ongoing maintenance.
  • Works with clients to help design solutions where networking and security are involved.
  • Works with other members of the Technical Solutions team to create and complete both in-house and client site solutions projects in a timely fashion.
  • Perform all needed HW/SW upgrades on FW including all upgrade activities and post/pre testing.
  • Interface with FW vendor for vendor roadmap and technology updates.
  • Design and operate all inbound and outbound data roaming traffic for our roaming partners including IP access, port access, DNS and GRX data traffic routing on Gp FW.



  • Networking/Security experience.
  • Knowledge experience with Internet protocols, packet capture and analysis, SSH, TLS/SSL and vulnerability assessment tools.
  • Knowledge in modifying firewall rule sets for packet core Gi FW and  data roaming Gp FW, troubleshooting issues by studying network traffic flows across packet core interfaces mainly Gi, Gp & O&M,  lock down an application, troubleshooting firewall problems in a Mobile Operator environment under short time constraints involving complex network application flows between multiple hosts spanning multiple firewalls and different geographic locations.
  • Experience with Cisco routers and switches and a good understanding of IP subnetting and routing such OSPF and BGP.
  • Problem Solving - must be able to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems.
  • CCNA/CCNP is a plus. Korek IConnect Expertise with Fortinet Firewalls is a plus.

Work Experience


Bachelor in Telecommunication/Networking or related field.


  • English (required)
  • Kurdish (required)
  • Arabic (preferred)

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