Security Networks Engineer

Client Digital Outsource Services
Reference # SECNETENG
Published 11/07/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Location Century City, Western Cape, South Africa
Reporting to the InfoSec Manager, 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.
Job Functions Information Technology,Safety & Security,Software Development
Industries Ecommerce
Duties will include, but not limited to:
•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.
•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.

Essential Requirements:

•7-10 years Information and Technology Security experience.
•CISSP certification would be advantageous (GIAC, GCIH, CISCO, CCNA, CCNP, Websense).
•Experience in the fundamentals of project management.
•Advanced skills and experience with Windows, Linux and Networking.

Job Competencies:

•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, innovative and proactive.
•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 (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
•Comfortable with working independently and as part of a team.
•Excellent time management, multitasking and prioritisation skills.
•Accountability and problem solving focused.
•High stress tolerance.
•Flexible and able to cope with change and fluctuating demands.
•Very systematic, logical and meticulous.

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Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please deem your application as unsuccessful.
Job Closing Date 31/07/2017
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