IT Security Engineer (Durban) (HLR7942)

Location: Durban

Remuneration: Market related

HLR Reference #: HLR7942


Skilled CISSP / CEH / CISM Certified IT Security Engineer required to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities that could be a potential threat to our client

Purpose of the role:

  • Ensuring security and operational integrity of systems and data
  • Monitor and respond to security incidents and enforce compliance of industry standards.
  • Implement and maintain robust security measures.
  • Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Conduct security assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration tests to identify and mitigate security risks.
  • Perform regular security audits.
  • Provide guidance and support to development and operations teams on secure coding practices, system hardening, and configuration management.
  • Stay up to date with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends,
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans.
  • Participate in security incident investigations, root cause analysis, and remediation efforts.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • ·        Relevant 3 years IT degree or diploma
    ·        Relevant certifications either CISSP, CISM or CEH
    ·        5 years working within an Information Technology environment with a minimum of 3 in IT security
    ·        Strong knowledge of security principles, best practices, and industry standards such as NIST, ISO 27001
    ·        Familiarity with security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint protection, and network monitoring tools.
    ·        Experience with security assessment tools and techniques, such as vulnerability scanners and penetration testing frameworks.
    ·        Proficient in scripting and automation such as Python or PowerShell for security-related tasks.
  • Understanding of cloud security concepts and experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, Microsoft 365

To apply please send through your application to:

Consultant: Debbie Wilke

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