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IT SECURITY ENGINEER – become expert in counter Security threats for LEADING RETAILER – R420K-R480K

IT SECURITY ENGINEER – become expert in counter Security threats for LEADING RETAILER – R420K-R480K

Job Title: IT SECURITY ENGINEER – become expert in counter Security threats for LEADING RETAILER – R420K-R480K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry:
IT
Salary: R420K - R480K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: October 08, 2018 13:36

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an IT SECURITY ENGINEER to join a skilled Security Team who deal with evolving Cyber Security Threats in a leading national RETAIL Business. This role provides an opportunity for you to work in a large and complex tech environment with one of the largest Retail Businesses.

Based in CAPE TOWN this IT SECURITY ENGINEER role offers a salary of R420K – R480K/annum.

THE COMPANY:
One of the most successful national Retailers with a great track-record of success. They are a sizeable business and regarded as a top Retailers in the South African market.

THE ROLE:
You will assist the IT Security team with all operational activities relating to information and technology security to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected. Due to the continuous evolving nature of Cyber Security threats, this team spends a significant amount of time doing the following: Research and select new security technologies/principles to effectively mitigate the new and evolving risks; Implement the new technologies or select and manage an appropriate vendor to implement and administer the process; Consider new developments in the detection and prevention landscape in order to implement more proactive measures to improve the organisation’s security posture.  

REQUIRED SKILLS:
IT Security qualification is preferred.
At least 3 years’ experience in an IT Security environment / team.
Professional experience in security system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications.
Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering.
Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods.
Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures.
Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods.
Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Endpoint Security Management.
IPS Management.
Firewall Configuration & Management.
Internet Content Gateway Configuration & Management.
VPN Management.
Implementation and management of network access control.
Setup, configuration and management of a corporate DMZ.
Excellent knowledge of data security concepts and principles.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.