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Company is a dynamic IT company that delivers value-driven IT solutions to the Company group. Our work lives revolve around our DNA. We take pride in our work, treat our colleagues, partners and our country with respect. We exercise collaborative decision-making and believe in having a balance in life. We do this all whilst being fun to be with and enjoying what we do.

Duties & Responsibilities

About the role:

● The Cybersecurity Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing and managing a highly secure network solution that protects against potential cyber attacks and hacking threats by maintaining the cybersecurity environment on prem and in the cloud.

● The candidate must display an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, Cloud Security and Security Audits. Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems, and troubleshooting of the network.

Desired... Experience & Qualification

Skills and Knowledge:

● Strong problem solving and analytical skills

● Ability to seek out vulnerabilities in IT infrastructures

● A deep understanding of how hackers work and ability to keep up to date with the fast pace of change in the criminal cyber-underworld

● Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of IT systems

● Excellent communication and presentation skills

● Ability to take responsibility and be decisive

● Ability to work within a small team

● Effective planning and organizational skills

● Ability to work under pressure

● Ethical hacking

● Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

Formal Cisco certification ideal – CCNA/CCNP (Security)

● Formal Cloud certifications ideal – Azure & Google Cloud Platform

● Minimum of 5 years cybersecurity support experience

● Must have experience in the areas of vulnerability threat management, cybersecurity, and supporting management tools and technologies such as Cisco ASA/FTD/Meraki/DUO/FMC, Intrusion Prevention, Tenable Nessus and SIEM(Splunk).

● Network experience with the TCP/IP stack

● Solid understanding of the OSI model and renowned ports and services

● Understanding of cybersecurity methodologies

● Proficiency in Linux ideal ● The ability to evaluate system changes for security implications and the knowledge to make recommendations for improvements

● The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to work under pressure


● Give input on best practice security standards on new systems, network design, and respective third party integrations.

● Design, implement, manage, monitor, and upgrade security measures for the protection of the organization’s data, systems, and networks

● Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configurations, security architecture and best practice principles.

● Support and maintain all network security devices across multiple sites (Globally)

● Daily administration of firewall rules, IPS Policies and Filters via change control procedures.

● Monitor performance, logs, reports and alerts of potential threats or attempted breaches related to security incidents and remediate accordingly.

● Collaborate with management and department leaders to assess near and long-term network security assessments, vulnerabilities and risks.

● Troubleshooting all network and security issues and incidents

● Responding to network and associated systems security breaches

● Ensuring that the organization’s data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls

● Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities

● Daily administrative tasks, reporting, and communication with the relevant departments in the organization

● Evaluating the organization’s security needs and establishing best practices and standards accordingly

● Routinely conduct penetration testing

● Taking appropriate security measures to ensure that the organization’s infrastructure and existing data are kept safe

● Conducting testing and scans to identify any vulnerabilities in the network and system

● Knowledge of current cybersecurity trends, as well as the continued research of emerging trends and hacking techniques

● Taking an active role in the change management process

● Willing to travel and be on standby
Cape Town South Africa


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