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20 Jun 2022

Permanent Job Position for Endpoint Security Engineer L3 Requered

Technology – Posted by Jobdesk24 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Job Position for Endpoint Security Engineer L3 Requered

Location: Johannesburg
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Technology
Job Title: Job Position for Endpoint Security Engineer L3 Requered


Vacancy Details

ROLE PURPOSE

This role requires the individual to have credible experience in Information Security or Cybersecurity, with emphasis on endpoint security controls eg. Management of host-based firewalls, host-based intrusion prevention systems [HIPS], host-based malware [Anti-Virus, antispyware], disk and file encryption, application control, Data Leakage Prevention [DLP], endpoint detection and response [EDR]. Vulnerability assessment and configuration will also be part of this role as well as Mobile Device Management [MDM]. This role also has emphasis on networking security devices like perimeter firewalls, WAFs, IDS/IPS and web proxies. The Security Specialist will need to portray service delivery effectiveness in reports and presentations to senior management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Implementation and configuration skills to perform the deployment of relevant networking and endpoint solutions are key as well as the capability to do support and  health checks, day-to-day operational management, monitoring and reporting.

Additional Information:

  • Individuals at this level have fully developed knowledge of the business, marketplace and clients. Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization
  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Provides technical guidance to more junior levels of staff
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with peers, brand leaders, and other senior management throughout the company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to align multiple strategies and ideas
  • Confident in producing and presenting work.
  • In-depth understanding of the industry.

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

KEY COMPETENCIES / PERFORMANCE DRIVERS

  • Ensures tasks are prioritised appropriately.
  • Ensures that high prioritised tasks are completed timeously.
  • Provides leadership to deploy/adopt new technologies.
  • Proposes and executes solutions to problems encountered.
  • Uses initiative to find ways of adding value to Nexio without waiting for instructions from management.
  • Uses past experience and initiative to implement improvement strategies to service tower.
  • Assists in developing checklists to monitor health and remediate issues experienced by systems and tools used by team.
  • Assists in developing standard operating procedures for the operational tasks of the team.

TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Generates documentation for platform rollout to users.
  • Change management around changes implemented on network and endpoint platforms.
  • Engage with business around their network and endpoint policy requirements.
  • Generate SOPs as guidelines for network and endpoint management.
  • Leads the delivery of vulnerability and risk reporting.
  • Leads compliance and auditing efforts.
  • Compiles presentation for Service Review.
  • Compiles monthly service delivery report.
  • Acts as SPOC to escalate service issues to.
  • Gives guidance and mentors junior specialists.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Matric
  • Any IT or cybersecurity related entry level certification eg. Comptia A+, N+, Security +, CYSA +, EC-Council CEH.
  • Any CyberSecurity vendor certification eg. Symantec, Microsoft Azure [Preferred], Trend Micro
  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience.
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in security technology engineering in a CyberSecurity environment.
  • Experience with internet, web, application and network security techniques.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills.
  • Experience with securing various environments preferred.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Concise writing skills, excellent MS Word skills as well as other MS Office Applications.
  • Experience with securing various environments preferred.
  • Experience in working across security technologies.
  • Possess very good knowledge of technological advances within the information security area.
  • Demonstrate in depth solution and service knowledge.
  • Demonstrate analytical thinking and a proactive approach.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Responsive to reasonable customer, supplier, peer, and line management requests.
  • Attention to detail given that your inputs and deliverables are subject to quality reviews before being submitted to customers.
  • Proactive, innovative and reliable.
  • Put the customer first.
  • Do things right first time.
  • Positively contribute to this high-performance team.
  • Go the extra mile in the best interest of the company.
  • Develop positive and productive relationships with peers and customers.
  • Demonstrate emotional intelligence, and act with integrity.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to work well with others, high performance team work ethic.
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator.
  • Willingness to learn range of security technologies and platforms.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations.
  • Following business-relevant instructions and procedures.

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