Senior Associate Specialist
Johannesburg, South Africa
6d ago

Key Roles and Responsibilities :

  • Assist with the prevention and resolution of security breaches and ensure incident and problem management processes are initiated.
  • Support access management activities according to the policy.
  • Assist with the implementation of and discuss security service audit schedules, review access authorisation and perform the required access controls and testing to identify security weaknesses.
  • Support global team of Cyber Security Analysts and specialists.
  • Notify internal and / or external teams according to agreed alert priority levels, escalation trees, 2nd level triaging of security alerts, events, and notifications.
  • Communicate status of response, resolution and final root cause analysis to the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Ability to follow and update established and / or ad-hoc processes and work instructions and create procedures where deficiencies are identified.
  • Logging, managing and coordinating service requests through to resolution including the identification, isolation, resolution and escalation of IT infrastructure faults.
  • Develop an understanding of current and emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and trends.
  • Support the review of current configurations of NTT Ltd production information systems and networks against compliance standards.
  • Provide support in the investigation of information security incident causes and follow processes to resolve these causes.
  • Assist configuration management by applying tools, techniques and processes to track, log and correct information related to Cis.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Attributes :

  • Good working knowledge of technological advances within the information security arena
  • Understanding of inter-relationships in an overall system or process
  • Knowledge of information security management and policies
  • Academic Qualifications and Certifications :

  • Relevant degree
  • SANS GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or equivalent
  • SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or equivalent
  • SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or equivalent
  • Required Experience :

  • Moderate experience in a Technology Information Security Industry
  • Experience using End Point Protection Software
  • Experience using Enterprise Detection & Response software
  • Experience or knowledge of SIEM and IPS technologies
  • Experience with Wireshark or tcpdump to identify normal and abnormal / malicious traffic patterns and behaviours
  • What will make you a good fit for the role?

    Standard career level descriptor for job level :

  • Develops professional experience
  • Applies policy and procedures to solve variety of issues
  • Problems are moderate in nature
  • Build productive internal and external working relationships
  • Receives general instructions on routine work
  • Receives detailed instructions on new work
  • Typically needs a Bachelor’s or equivalent and entry or basic level experience; or an advanced or equivalent degree without experience;
  • or equivalent work experience.

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