Job Summary JOB DESCRIPTION
Key Result Areas (Primary Responsibilities)
Key Result Area Accountabilities Develop Information Security Plans and Policies Help plan and carry out an organization's information security strategy.
Develop a set of security standards and best practices for the organization, and recommend security enhancements to management as needed.
Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach. Responsible for educating the workforce on information security through training and building awareness.
Implement Security Protection
Deploy security software, such as URL Filter, Data Loss Protection and data encryption programs, to protect organization sensitive information.
Assist computer users with installation or processing of new security products and procedures.
Conducts periodic scans of infrastructure and applications to find any vulnerability.
Conduct penetration testing on company systems to proactively identify security weakness
Monitor, Investigate and Respond to Security Breaches
Constantly monitor the organization's networks and systems for security breaches or intrusions. Install software that helps to notify of intrusions, and watch out for irregular system behavior.
Leads incident response activities to minimize the impact. lead a technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage.
Prepare reports of their findings to be reported to management
Standards for Measuring Success
SLA Adherence for tickets and issues
Audit and Compliance
Adherence to reporting and tracking requirements Projects
Tools & Resources required
Willing to go the extra mile.
Proficient at multi-tasking with excellent keyboard skills
Good knowledge of software and hardware products
Duties / Responsibilities (ASK Framework)
Integrity,Customer Focus, Innovation, Communication and Interaction skills
Quality orientation and attention to detail
Team Player,Analytical Skills, Keen attention to detail Qualifications : Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
Ability to read and use the results of security tools.
Strong understanding of security solutions to include Central Logging, File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss Prevention
Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issue.
Minimum of 3-6 years Security Engineering experience; Relevant tertiary and / or professional qualifications or equivalent experience in an Enterprise environment.