South Africa

Cyber Security Engineer

Company Blue Label Distribution
Reference # B062
Published 21/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
At Blue Label Distribution, our brand philosophy is that we can create and distribute anything that is able to be digitized. Our Blu-approved brand is the face of our service offering and is underpinned by a world-class technology platform for both online and offline commerce. With a point of sale network of approximately 150 000 devices, we provide a distribution footprint across all income groups. 85% of our income comes from merchants in the informal sector
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Telecommunications
The Cyber Security Engineer must provide management of information technologies and be a technical expert in design, development, implementation and managing a wide range of complex IT infrastructures and technologies by means of best strategies/practices to protect Blue Label’s infrastructure from unauthorized access. Conduct risk assessments and identify vulnerabilities within the network, manage and configure systems to enhance existing security features. Independent judgment is required to carry out assignments that have significant impact on business services or programs. Guidelines may be available but require insight and a keen understanding to determine appropriate courses of action. A high level of professionalism will be required for this position.

Information Security
Implement required security measures, monitoring and/or alerts to notify security team of any problems. Incident response. Testing and identifying IT vulnerabilities. Security administration of network and endpoint including O365, Azure/ Active directory, IDS/IPS, WAF etc.

Security Infrastructure and Network Development and Maintenance
Design, build, maintain and support security infrastructure solutions from storage area network, data center, network, and client/server environments. Design solutions in line with industry best practice and provide a third-line point of escalation for security infrastructure solutions. Research and suggest technical developments to improve cyber security in the organization.

Operational Compliance
Maintain and renew a deep knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, and ensure own work adheres to required standards. OR Identify, within the team, patterns of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, and with relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, taking appropriate action to report and resolve these and escalating issues as appropriate.


Manages Complexity
Cultivates Innovation
Collaborates and Optimizes work processes
Plans, Aligns and Action oriented


Data Compliance Collection and analysis, Compliance and Network/IT security,
Document management, Physical and Technical access management, Network
and Computer security (Prevention and Detection)
Endpoint Security Management
Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) Management
Setup, configuration, and management of various security solutions
Excellent knowledge of data security concepts and principles.
Security Protocols
End-point protection
Vulnerability Management
Identity and access management
EDR Solutions


Relevant IT tertiary qualification
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent
Programming Language (Any of the widely used)


Minimum 5 years’ related experience working on cyber security.
LAN/WAN and Server/Workstation expect level mandatory.
Proficiency in Python, C++, Java, dotNet, JavaScript, Ruby, and/or Power Shell
Supervisory experience
Job Closing Date 04/08/2021
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