Remote Information Security Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Salary Competitive and in line with your exp'
Reference 31672

A very established and well known Pentasia partner is looking to hire an Information Security Engineer with an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cybersecurity methodologies. The Security Engineer will also act as a role model to the rest of the Security Operations team. 

THE JOB AT HAND:

  • You will need to display an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, and Security Audits.
  • Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems, and troubleshooting of the network.

THE CHALLENGE AHEAD:

  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the organisation's data, systems and networks
  • Troubleshooting security infrastructure and network-related problems and implementing appropriate security controls
  • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches
  • Participating in the change management process
  • Leading the effort of identification and testing of network and system vulnerabilities
  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting and communication with the relevant departments in the organization
  • Develop tools to aid and automate vulnerability management programs and increase the effectiveness of penetration testing
  • Review and audit systems and configurations for common security vulnerabilities

AN IDEAL PROFILE MAY LOOK LIKE:

  • Similar role experience throughout career
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security, VSX and Endpoint Security
  • Proficiency in any of the following: Python, JS, Node, Go and/or Powershell.Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills
  • To act as a T2 support for incident management and on-call
  • Knowledge / Experience of DevSecOps (security as code) - considered as an asset
  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering or a related industry qualification (such as CISSP, CISM) - considered as an asset
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