IT Security Analyst
Jordan HR
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago
source : Executive Placements

Essential

National Diploma / IT Diploma / BSC Computer Science NSE 4 FortiGate Network Security Professional

Preferred

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) Fortinet NSE 6 FortiAuthenticator;
  • Fortinet NSE 6 FortiWeb; Fortinet NSE 5 - FortiAnalyzer Fortinet NSE 5 - FortiManager

    Minimum 4 - 6 years in Security Administration / Network Security role

    FortiGate Firewall

    FortiAuthenticator / FortiWeb / FortiAnalyzer / FortiManager Server architecture and support

    Virtualisation Concepts (Hyper-V)

    Security Operation Centre Concepts (SOC) Windows Server Operating Systems

    Information Security based knowledge Audit methodology

    Engineering and Provisioning

    Engineering of system related information security solutions for various project and operational needs.Ensure all new, rebuilt, and existing security devices configurations, hardware, software, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc.

    is in accordance with Company security standards and project / operational requirements. Develop and maintain information security configurations, guidelines, and procedures.

    Contribute to and maintain system security standards. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks and information security policies and procedures.

    Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.

    Operations and Support

    Perform daily information security monitoring, reporting, and verifying the integrity and availability of business-critical resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs within the Information Security portfolio.

    Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. Create, change, and delete firewall rules, policies as per the Company Information security standards and best practices.

    Provide Tier III / other support per request from various departments and business units. Investigate and troubleshoot information Security incidents and issues.

    Identify, recover from and report Information security incidents and breaches. Coordinate and communicate with impacted business units and / or departments.

    Maintenance

    Apply and report on security updates and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary to adhere to the Company Information security standards.

    Upgrade and configure system devices and software that supports Company Information Security based infrastructure or applications as per project or operational needs.

    Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures relating to Information security. Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

    Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Maintain data centre environmental and security standards.

    Technology, Innovation, and growth

    Ensure that the required modifications are made to designs, configurations and architecture of existing infrastructure to ensure optimum use of all hardware and software resources.

    Conduct regular reviews and revisions of the Capacity Plan, in line with the organisations business planning cycle, identifying current usage and forecast requirements during the period covered by the plan Proactively improving service availability wherever possible, and optimising the availability of the IT Security.

    Infrastructure to deliver cost-effective improvements that deliver tangible benefits to the business. Research knowledge of future demand for IT services and predicts the effects of demand on performance service levels.

    Provide direction for future capacity requirements based on business plans, usage trends, sizing of new services, Information Security requirements etc.

    Stakeholder Management

    Interfaces with Information Management Team and IT Technical team to define and create Information.Security services and solutions in line with business requirements.

    Interface with 3rd party vendors to ensure operations conform to best practice and industry standards.

    Personal and Professional Development

    Perform operations as part of the technical Infrastructure team. Mentor and involve junior team members and provide in house training as required.

    Develop "personal development plan". Short, medium, and long Term.Manage personal KPI''s in accordance with company policy and performance management guidelines.

    Ensure that the Infrastructure team meets the agreed incident, problem, and service level agreements.Adhere to team plans for Projects as required, manage own deliverables and timeframes to ensure that the team deliver to committed tasks and projects deadlines.

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