Network Access Control Engineer – Randburg needed at Absa Group Limited

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Job title : Network Access Control Engineer – Randburg

Job Location : Gauteng, Randburg

Deadline : July 28, 2024

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Skill requirements are:

  • Certified Cisco specialist.
  • Experience of NAC, WAF, network diagnostics, DNS, security management, firewalls, vulnerability management, remote access, VPN, IPS, 
  • The role is within the Converged Security Office your responsibilities will include the following:
  • Review of proposed security technical designs and provide technical expertise
  • Evaluate, test and pilot new security tools following the formal engagement of Security Risk and/or business drivers
  • Install, operate, automate and troubleshoot network security related controls such as IPS, NAC, WAF, Firewalls, Proxy, etc. 
  • Analyze network traffic, log files and create risk-related stories
  • Perform system upgrades, patching and vulnerability remediation
  • Remediate incidents, including outside of working hours
  • Perform standby duties
  • Implement automation on network security controls & analysis
  • Develop detailed technical configuration documents, working closely with the security architecture and standards group
  • Support of Security Risk and Architecture in the secure delivery of products both emerging and updating of existing solutions as per business needs
  • Review and evaluation of new security architectures and designs
  • Combine the knowledge of security technology evaluations and emerging products with security business needs
  • Ability to work with other engineers both internally and external to Absa; learning and evaluating emerging technologies
  • Ability to manage vendor relationships knowing due diligence goes beyond just the technology and engaging with the right business people to ensure Absa fully leverages vendor relationships

What do you need to get in?

  • NQF level 6 B Degree
  • 8 years (technical/lead) experience in technology
  • 6 years Security Engineering experience preferably within a large financial institution
  • Industry & Vendor certifications – NAC, WAF, SANS, ISACA, Checkpoint, Cisco, RSA etc. preferred
  • Excellent understanding of security strategies and technologies including but not limited to secure global network designs, routing, switching, DNS, DHCP, etc.
  • Knowledge in multiple information security technologies and their strengths and shortcomings
  • Experience with securing information for cross-functional, cross-platform applications
  • Monitors marketplace trends, vulnerabilities, emergent threats and audit/control issues
  • Knows what should be communicated and when
  • Actively seeks ways to understand and mitigate risk
  • Able to shift well from task to task


  • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)

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