Security Analyst
Oceana Group
Cape Town, South Africa
3h ago

Key Accountabilities

  • Day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions
  • Identification, investigation, and resolution of security breaches detected by those systems
  • Involvement in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments
  • Expected to be fully aware of Oceana’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures, and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals.
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Participate in the planning and design of security architecture
  • Participate in the creation of security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures)
  • Participate in the planning and design of business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans
  • Acquisition & Deployment
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, and the development of new attacks and threat vectors.
  • Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security.
  • Perform the deployment, integration, and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures
  • Operational Management
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.
  • e. security tools) or not (e.g. workstations, servers, network devices).

  • Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines.
  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e. security tools) or not (e.g.
  • workstations, servers, network devices). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.

  • Participate in investigations into problematic activity.
  • Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security audits.
  • Provide on-call support for end users for all in-place security solutions
  • Skills and Requirements

  • Experience with two or more of the following technologies : Fortigate Firewalls, Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), Cisco switches, Rapid7; Metasploit
  • Strong Background in Next Gen Zone based Firewall Management (policy, rules SIEM and IPS)
  • Firm understanding of Current market specific Pentest and Vulnerability frameworks
  • Background in Azure and M365
  • Understanding of SAP Authorisations highly advantageous
  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP / IP, and other network administration protocols from a security perspective
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Excellent organisational and time management skills. Ability to work under pressure and manage upwards and downwards.
  • Creative thinker with vision, coupled with pragmatic can-do attitude. High attention to detail


  • Bachelor degree in related field required
  • One or more of the following certifications :
  • CompTIA Security+
  • GIAC Information Security Fundamentals
  • Azure Fundamentals
  • Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate : Desirable
  • NSE 4 : Highly Desirable
  • CEH : Desirable
  • CISM : Desirable
  • Interested parties meeting the above criteria are requested to upload a brief CV to Oceana Careers, subsequent to a discussion with their Line Manager (internal applicants).

    Closing date for applications : 29 August 2019

    In support of the company’s Employment Equity Plan, applicants from designated groups will be given preference for this position

    If you are not contacted within two weeks of closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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