IT Security Engineer
Capetown, South Africa
12h ago


  • Perform daily security operation activities
  • Develop Information Security plans and policies
  • Implement Protections
  • Test for vulnerabilities and present findings
  • Monitor & Investigate for security breaches
  • Work with software development teams to proactively assess risk, address security issues and provide policy guidance
  • Drive continuous improvement of response capabilities through automation and critical thinking
  • Recommend security enhancements to management
  • A strong understanding of endpoint security solutions which includes file integrity monitoring and data loss prevention
  • Automate and integrate security tools and activities
  • Examine and operationalize new adversary detection methods
  • Manage firewalls, web application firewalls and network security.
  • Pro-actively engage with all levels of staff to advise / inform about IT Security.
  • Reporting on the health of the security environment
  • Handle any security related incidents and co-ordinate with the various other teams and suppliers

  • IT Security degree or related
  • At least 5 years experience in an IT Security environment

    Essential Competencies :

  • Endpoint Security Management
  • IPS Management
  • Next Generation Firewall Configuration & Management
  • Internet Content Gateway Configuration & Management
  • VPN Management
  • Implementation and management of network access control
  • Setup, configuration and management of a corporate DMZ.
  • Excellent knowledge of data security concepts and principles.
  • Knowledge of cloud security concepts and principles
  • Cyber-security incident analysis
  • Vulnerability and Patch Management
  • Professional experience in security system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
  • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
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