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Location:
Cape Town

Junior – Mid Level Information Security Specialist

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ENVIRONMENT:

ENSURE all security related services are functional to all sites while conducting regular internal compliance checks of a dynamic Consultancy in Cape Town seeking your niche technical expertise as their next Junior – Mid Level Information Security Specialist. You will require a tertiary qualification (MCSE or other certification in IT Systems Fortinet NSE or other certification in Network and perimeter security) or equivalent with relevant working experience with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role preferably in a global company, understand security implementation and management best practices, Network Analysis and certified ethical hacking tools, well-developed problem solving and troubleshooting skills & be willing to work occasionally out of business hours due to project or incident related issues. Any proficiency in German will be hugely beneficial.

 

DUTIES:

Assist the Information Security Manager in Group wide IT Projects required to achieve and maintain PCI DSS compliance.

Assist the Information Security Manager in maintaining and enforcing the LIT IT & Security

Strategy across all locations.

Maintain information security standards and procedures in compliance with agreed LIT information security and risk management policies, standards and guidelines

Responsible for the maintenance and support of security controls and user profiles as required by the functional teams.

Help the business in participating in the security processes (application assessments, product certification, connectivity to the intranet and internet).

Report on defined IT / Business privacy and security metrics.

Participate in business continuity planning, testing, and implementation.

Participate in business continuity and disaster recovery planning, providing security, availability, integrity and confidentiality.

Ensure that contingency and / or continuity information technology services remain compliant with policy and regulatory requirements.

Maintain and log all firewall changes.

Perform vulnerability scans, highlight scan results, generate report on the scan and recommends remedial action where deviations are identified.

Monitor and coordinate audit trail (log) management and review.

Monitor and coordinate Patch and Anti-Virus updates.

Monitor local FWs and IPS Systems.

Provide support to the Information Security Manager.

Ensure compliance with IT standards and processes at all times.

Other duties consistent with the position.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Tertiary qualification (MCSE or other certification in IT Systems Fortinet NSE or other certification in Network and perimeter security) or equivalent with relevant working experience.

Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role preferable in a global company.

Understanding in security implementation and management best practices.

Well-developed knowledge Network Analysis and certified ethical hacking tools.

Well-developed problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Willing to work occasionally out of business hours due to project or incident related issues.

Strong proficiency in English language (written and verbal).

 

Advantageous –

Proven experience in enterprise-controlled AV systems; knowledge Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP).

Proven experience in Vulnerability Scanning products; knowledge in Rapid7 Nexpose / InsightVM.

Preferable Management in Information Technology or Information Technology Auditing.

Proven experience in IT logging and analytical tools such as SIEM and SOAR.

Understanding of the ITIL Service Delivery Model.

Internal or external IT Auditing experience.

Linux experience.

CCNA, CCNP or other certification in Networking Area.

Security+, CISA, CEH or other certification in Security Area.

Knowledge of Information Security, PCI DSS and ISO27K.

Proficiency in German language would be an advantage (written and verbal).

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Highly developed planning and organisational skills.

Flexible, self-motivated, and proactive.

Can work under pressure in a fast paced and changing environment.

 

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:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence.

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