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Cape Town

Security Engineer

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ENVIRONMENT:

A fast-paced UK Tech company seeks a Security Engineer to join its Cape Town office where you will work to improve and maintain the performance, stability and security of their client IT Systems. You will require an accredited certification such as Microsoft MCSA, Fortigate NSE4, Cisco CCNA or similar, have at least 2 year’s technology industry experience in a NOC or security focused support role, Windows Server 2012 and above, including Azure cloud environments, experience in delivering Microsoft critical and security updates, BitDefender Gravity Zone & WAN specifically Cisco, Fortigate & Dell SonicWall devices. Shift work is expected.

 

DUTIES:

Maintain and improve the performance of a number clients’ IT systems through proactive monitoring and event management.

Management of clients’ data protection and replication systems to mitigate exposure to loss of data.

Triage of confirmed active security threats in a timely and effective manner.

Baselining, improving and maintaining the security profile of a wide range of our client base through security patching.

Delivery of event and incident management for IT system performance events across a wide variety of clients monitored systems in our NOC.

Delivery and management of security and critical updates across a high volume of client’s Microsoft systems.

Analyse and triage security events, alarms, acting as the 1st line security event analyst monitoring the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system assisting the SOC team.

Monitor the SOC alarm dashboard, providing an initial analysis of event data and network traffic, making security event determinations on alarm severity, escalation, and response routing.

Maintenance and management of our BitDefender anti-malware estate.

Maintenance and management of a number of Threat Management platforms.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

Accredited in one or more industry standard certifications, Microsoft MCSA, Fortigate NSE4, Cisco CCNA or similar.

 

Experience/Skills –

Minimum 2 years’ technology industry experience in a NOC or security focused support role.

Experience working in a shift-based pattern including night shifts.

Strong, demonstrated experience with Windows Server 2012 and above, including Azure cloud environments.

Specific experience in delivering Microsoft critical and security updates during scheduled maintenance windows using automated and/or centrally managed tools (e.g. WSUS, SCCM, Autotask Endpoint Management | DattoRMM).

Experience in management and administration of anti-malware centralised platforms, BitDefender Gravity Zone or similar.

WAN experience specifically Cisco, Fortigate and Dell SonicWall devices.

Experience in management and administration of web and email security filtering solutions.

Excellent communication skills – professional phone manner and ability to write professional emails and document knowledge clearly and concisely.

An appreciation for understanding how to deliver against service expectations.

Shows initiative at every level Generic essential.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

COMMENTS:

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