MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The key function of this position is to be balanced in the server and network realm as the lead engineer, with focus on cybersecurity.
This role is responsible for developing and implementing secure network solutions, Secure and stable server environment, maintain the company firewalls and ensuring high uptime.
This role will also be responsible for design, implementation and support of the server infrastructure, Firewall Management, network environment (LAN, WAN & Wi-Fi), as well as the switching fabric.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluate cyber security needs and recommendations
Establish best practices and standards
Review system changes for security implications and recommending improvements
Implementing & overseeing cyber security measures
Responding to cyber security issues
Logging and updating calls via the ticketing system
Incident Management of systems supported : Incident response, notification, resolution & logging.
Problem management of systems supported : Resolution and logging.
Interactive relationship with management
Maintenance of Security, IT and Environmental networks / servers (HO and DR)
Maintaining Wi-Fi on all sites
Maintain the Network monitoring and backup tool
Involvement in the design of the network
Engagement with OEMs and technical consultants
Configuring, Installing, and maintaining of network switches
Maintaining FortiGate Firewall Policies and associated documentation
Change control logging as it relates to the supported systems
ISO 27001, monitoring and reporting, as it relates to supported systems
Cybersecurity, information security monitoring & reporting
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 3-5 years work experience in a networking, Server and security role
FortiGate firewall certified training advantageous, Alternatively, 3 years' experience
CCNP or equivalent (Advantageous)
Excellent understanding of switching and routing and their related technologies, TCP / IP, IP Addressing, CIDR and DNS.
STP, VPN technologies, OSPF, BGP
Accustomed to working in a high-energy environment
Technical competence and understanding are vital
Valid South African Driver's License
Basic Linux experience advantageous.
BEHAVOURIAL AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS
Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing with external and internal stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
Attention to detail imperative
Ability to multi-task is essential
Able to work under pressure.
Able to adapt to change
Open to learn and grow
Takes Accountability and ownership
Follows the relevant department rules, regulations and procedures
Understanding of cyber security methodologies
Great team player
Able to work independently
Current knowledge of technology capabilities and trends; types, and techniques of hacking attacks in the wild
Clear Criminal Record
Salary : Market related
NB : Thank you for choosing Talksure as your employer of choice. Please note that if you do not hear from us within 14 working days after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
We wish you well in your future endeavors.