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Senior Security & Systems Engineer

IT – Software Development ~ IT – Infrastructure ~ DevOps
Cape Town – Western Cape

YOUR strong passion for Information Governance and Cyber Security and technical expertise is sought to fill the role of a Senior Security & Systems Engineer sought by a dynamic Healthcare Service Provider. Your core role will be taking charge of the optimization, monitoring, and support of internal and client facing Security & Systems, both on-premises and in the Azure and Office 365 cloud-based environments. The successful incumbent must possess a BSc. Degree/Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent, be MCSE, Azure & Office 365 Certified and have Certifications such as Security+, CEH, CISA, CISSP and OSCP. You will require 8-10 years’ work experience as a Systems Administrator (both on-premises and cloud) and have solid knowledge of IT Service & Operation Management (ITSM & ITOM) tools and processes; IT Service Management SLAs & ITIL and or COBIT frameworks.
  • Safely provision, deploy, manage, monitor, optimize, and decommission Azure and Office 365 and on premises related systems and services.
  • Follow best practice methodology for systems, cloud, architecture, and Cybersecurity.
  • Develop and implement information security related processes/systems/services through project work.
  • Provide input to Disaster Recovery plans.
  • Perform risk assessments and recommend Information and Cybersecurity controls and technical measures (e.g., firewalls, data encryption).
  • Plan and implement Information and Cybersecurity measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data.
  • Support all IS Infrastructure, perform project work and weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Contribute and participate in Information Security awareness drives and campaigns.
Qualifications –
  • BSc. Computer Science Degree or Diploma (NQF 7) equivalent.
  • MCSE, Azure and Office 365 Certification.
  • Security+, CEH, CISA, CISSP, OSCP.
Experience/Skills –
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (both on-premises and cloud).
  • Knowledge of IT Service & Operation Management (ITSM & ITOM) tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of IT Service Management SLAs.
  • Knowledge of ITIL and or COBIT frameworks.
  • Ability to multitask effectively and collaborate with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Can rapidly learn new systems and processes while working under pressure.
  • Accountability and ownership with a can-do attitude.
  • Initiative-taking with excellent time management skills.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and take decisive action.