Title Security Network Engineer
City Cape Town
Region Western Cape
Salary R30000pm - R35000pm
Field IT
Type Permanent
Reference Number #1008
Posted Fri 6 Mar
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Reporting to the Head of Infrastructure Support, the successful candidate will as a member of the Security Support team and be required to effectively assist in managing the organisations’ network and security services.

Excellent understanding of core security monitoring and response services process, technology, and governance; including attack detection, vulnerability management, security incident management, and threat intelligence.
Daily administration of Data Loss Prevention technologies.
Daily administration of Web Filtering and End Point Security Services.
Perform Penetration testing and security assessments (Nessus).
Working towards compliance on all security related systems, following the PCI DSS guidelines, Including both Network, Linux and Windows Systems
Good understanding of security risk identification and assessment.
Ongoing documentation and maintenance of new (and existing) security products and services in a SharePoint knowledgebase.
Maintaining a daily events log(s).
Responsible for application portfolio management.
Available on call for any problems with related systems after hours.
Working closely with Network Security Specialist to ensure redundancy of duties.
7-10 years Information and Technology Security experience.
CISSP certification would be advantageous (GIAC, GCIH, CISCO, CCNA, CCNP, Websense).
Strong communication skills(written and oral).
Organised, responsible, motivated and good team player.
Excellent time management, multitasking and prioritisation skills.
Experience in the fundamentals of project management.
Advanced skills and experience with Windows, Linux and Networking.
Key abilities
Expert knowledge of Network Security principles and practices(hands-on experience with technologies such as load balancers, firewalls, routers, switches, intrusion detection systems, network behaviour analysis)
Solid understanding of information security principles, standards, practices and protocols(ISO 27001/2).
Practical hands-on experience installing, configuring and maintaining security products.
Administration of Security Infrastructure providing weekly/daily reports.
Ability to find to find strategies which will protect D.O.S intellectual property and assets from outside threats that include viruses, hackers etc.
Monitoring and detection of anomaly’s within Systems Security Access Logs (SIEM).
Working towards compliance on all security related systems, following PCI DSS guidelines, Including both Network, Linux Windows Systems.
Troubleshooting network/server/infrastructure problems and ownership of escalation to senior member or external party until resolution.
Familiarity with storage technologies (SAN) in a Windows server environment.
After hours availability when required.
Personal competencies
Self-motivated, strong personal drive, highly organised, energetic, innovative and proactive.
Assertive, confident, quick thinking and an implementer.
Strong leadership skills.
Have a passion for technology.
Motivated to do self-study.
Comfortable with working outside normal working hours regularly to complete projects as to limit impact on the organisation.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Comfortable with working independently and as part of a team.
Sound organisational and time-management skills.
High stress tolerance.
Flexible and able to cope with change and fluctuating demands.
Very systematic, precise, logical, accurate and thorough.
Problem solving focused.

Century City, Western Cape

Required experience

Network Security : 7 years

Required eduction


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