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Network and Security Engineer Johannesburg North needed at Affirmative Portfolios

Job title : Network and Security Engineer Johannesburg North

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 06, 2024

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Key performance areas:

  • Overall cybersecurity compliance, management, and training throughout the organization.
  • Ensures that data integrity, and that information is kept accurate and consistent unless authorized access.
  • Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Organization-wide cybersecurity and related document, process, and record management to ensure that systems and products are safe/ secure and effective.
  • Installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Proposes design enhancements, capacity changes, contingency and recovery.
  • Arrangements as required to ensure that service targets are met within the organisation’s planned budget.
  • Ensures the investigation and diagnosis of operational incidents.
  • Resolve such incidents, including any capacity and availability management issues to maintain overall performance.
  • Acts as the technical lead on projects relating to security, data, and voice network management.
  • Provides advice and guidance on the design and development of new and changed systems to optimize operational efficiency.
  • Ensures that appropriate software and specialist monitoring tools are used to maintain awareness and control of hardware and software.
  • Monitors exceptional incidents and conducts or initiates investigations on system performance.
  • Proposes and implements consequent improvements working towards industry top benchmark targets.
  • Coach and monitor junior engineers, setting standards of performance and objectives (both collective and individual) in line with service objectives, provides direction and support to all team members ensuring that the highest professional standards are observed.
  • Monitor and test application and network performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.

Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Knowledge of NIST and other security related frameworks.
  • Documentation (both process documentation and records management).
  • Broad knowledge of hardware, networking cyber security, vulnerability management and cloud migration.
  • In-depth understanding of infrastructure and network architecture and design.
  • Working knowledge on end points security solutions (firewalls, anti-virus, and network vulnerability assessments
  • Access control systems
  • Systems Engineering.
  • Incidents detection and management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong Troubleshooting/ problem-solving ability.
  • Understanding of virtual environments and containers.
  • Extensive understanding of Networks switching and routing as well as Voice technologies SIP and SBS’s.
  • Extensive understanding of firewalls, IPS, ACLS, DLP and vulnerability assessment.
  • Understanding of Enterprise Linus and Windows servers and services.
  • Experience with monitoring systems.
  • Experience with automation software.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree / National Diploma in Information Technology / Computer Science / Information Systems or equivalent
  • 3-4 year’s experience  in ICT security: (ie:4 Years senior systems engineer experience / 3 years as a team lead / 2 Years’ senior security engineer experience / 2 Years’ senior data engineer experience / 2 Years’ senior voice engineer experience)
  • Certificate or equivalent in Information / IT Security such as CISSP, SISM, CCSP. ITIL would serve as an added advantage.

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