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Security EngineerProdigy Finance

Eastern CapeSouth Africa
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job description - Security Engineer

  • Endpoint Security and Hardening
  • Policy Work and Development
  • Good understanding of modern IT Governance
  • Information Systems Risk Management
  • Is constantly up to date with the latest security threats in the industry & mitigations
  • Experience configuring & integrating many different technologies - Firewalls, SIEM, IDS, PAM, MDM, QOS, etc
  • The ability to lead conversations in the business regarding information security

Qualifications and experience:

  • Preferably a tertiary degree in computer science/information systems or related field
  • Relevant security-related certifications (e.g. Security+, CySA+, AWS CSS, GSEC, OCSP, CISM/CISSP)
  • 5+ Years of professional experience working in an IT Security Related role
  • 3+ years of professional experience working in a technical security-related position
  • Linux/Unix/Mac Administration
  • Active Directory policy development and Windows Server Operations
  • Identity and Access Management platform configuration/management
  • E-Mail Platform configuration and maintenance
  • Thorough understanding of networking, firewalls, and system security
  • Experience securing cloud technologies
  • Competency with configuring rule sets and system policies
  • Understanding of application security concepts
  • Experience with penetration testing or ethical hacker-based activity
  • Experience with internal/external IT audits
  • Experience with incident response and management
  • Bash / Powershell Scripting 
  • Knowledge of the SDLC
  • Knowledge of secure coding practices (eg. OWASP Top 10)
  • Cloud/system administrator experience

Nice to haves 

  • Solid exposure/experience with security frameworks including, but not limited to: ISO27001, PCI/DSS, etc
  • Experience with hardware security solutions (Meraki, Fortinet, Cisco).

What are some of the roles and responsibilities of this role?

  • Manage Endpoint Detection and Response solution
  • Management and Tuning of Email security systems (Rules, Policies, Records Management, Spam, Viruses, and Malware)
  • Management of relationships of internal business units to support and continuously improve security-related infrastructure/solutions
  • Perform Risk assessments of third-party cloud platforms and software
  • Manage and develop company-wide security awareness training
  • Work with metrics and data to filter out suspicious activity, finding and mitigating risks before breaches occur
  • Configuring various platforms (e.g. Firewalls, Mail servers, SIEM, etc) to detect/filter/flag suspicious activity - finding and mitigating risks before breaches occur.
  • Perform internal security audits & assist with ad-hoc audits
  • Implement security best practices and governance according to various industry standards and as required by regulators
  • Continuously updating and developing of relevant company policies (e.g. Security Policy)
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