Information Security Analyst
Location: Pretoria East
Permanent (a probation period will apply)
Remote working: Half the week remote, the remainder of the week based at the office
Working hours: 08h00 17h00

Client requires the services of a passionate and qualified individual to expand its dynamic team for enhancement of services to the clients.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist to implement the Information Security Management System in line with International standards i.e. (ISO27001, ISO 22301) including POPIA
  • Engage and manage service providers for network periphery security and have in depth knowledge of SOC, NAT, Firewall configurations, IPS/IDS and data encryption mechanisms.
  • Engage and manage SOC service provider and log and monitor calls based on security incidents and alerts from security tools.
  • Identity and Access management with directory services experience i.e. Active Directory including Radius, LDAP and other related protocols.
  • System administration experience w.r.t Anti-Malware, Anti-Virus, Security patching of all IT related hardware/software.
  • Experience in endpoint security best practice protection mechanisms.
  • Actively investigate solutions to improve security processes.
  • Assist to prepare reports of their findings to be reported to management.
  • Conduct Technical and Administrative activities as required from a project and day to day perspective.
  • Experience in executing vulnerability scanning assessments and managing systems remediation. Knowledge of Office 365 security administration.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Matric, IT related certificate or related qualification from a tertiary institution.
  • Understanding of Information Security.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Information Security and ITIL.
  • At least 1-3 years direct experience with anti-virus/malware software, intrusion detection, firewalls, switches, VPN and content filtering.
  • At least 1-3 years direct experience with penetration testing applications and mitigation of vulnerabilities.

Experience working on Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems.

Personality Attributes:

  • Take pride in your work and attention to detail.
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to learn from other team members and value feedback.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and logic.

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