Network Security Engineer – Gauteng Pretoria CBD

A fantastic opportunity for a Network and Security Architect Team Leader has arisen. The successful candidate will address the technical aspects and must have the ability to perform security and network reviews, analyze risks and address contingency planning. Location:

  • Pretoria
  • Hybrid working model

Qualifications:- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Diploma in Information Technology or 3 year National Diploma or equivalent professional qualifications- ITIL certification.- Five to ten years of industry experience in an information security function. – Cisco Certified Network Professional – Security – Cisco Certified Network Professional – Network – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (recommended) – CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (beneficial) – CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (beneficial)

Basic experience required:- Expertise in SIEM, anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewall and content filtering.- Expertise in routing, switching, Wi-Fi technologies, load balancers and QoS.- In-depth understanding of network protocols (IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)- Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods.- Expertise in designing secure networks, systems and application architectures.- Disaster recovery, tools, technologies and methods of computer investigation.- Planning, research and development of network and security policies, SOP’s- System administration, support for multiple platforms and applications.- Expertise in mobile and malicious code.- Solutions for Endpoint security, including file integrity monitoring and data loss prevention.- Experience administering benefits and compensation programs

Duties and responsibilities of the role, but not limited to:- Lead, supervise, coach and motivate network and security teams.- Create an environment of trust, creative thinking, cohesive team effort and constant improvement.- Provide the team with a network vision and security-related project goals and deliverables.- Establish the network environment by designing the system configuration, directing the system installation, and defining, documenting and applying system standards – Design and implement new solutions and improve the resiliency of the current environment. – Maximize network performance by monitoring performance, resolving network issues and outages, and planning upgrades .- Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including system software, application software, hardware and configurations.- Perform business continuity operations and data backups as required. – Configure routing and switching equipment, IP voice service s and firewalls. – Provide remote support to on-site engineers and end users/customers. – Undertake capacity management and auditing of IP addressing and devices hosted in data centers. – Liaise regularly with project management teams, engineers and base service center agents. – Resolves network access issues and implements network security policies and procedures.- Ensures secure network access (LAN/WAN, telecommunications and voice) and protects against unauthorized access, modification or destruction. authorized.- Develops and implements information and security network plans and policies.- Develops strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach.- Develop or implement tools to assist in the detection, prevention, and analysis of security threats.- Conduct workforce awareness training on information networking and security standards, policies, and best practices.- Installation and use of firewalls, virtual private networks, data encryption, and other edures security products and procedures. – Perform regular vulnerability scans and penetration tests. – Monitor networks and systems for security vulnerabilities , using software that detects intrusions and abnormal system behavior.- Investigate security vulnerabilities.- Lead incident response, including steps to minimize impact, then conduct technical investigation and forensic information on how the breach occurred and the extent of the damage.

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Desired skills:

  • CCSE
  • CCNP
  • Cisco Security
  • CCIE
  • CISA
  • CEH
  • CISSP

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