Job title: Security Engineer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Expertise: Old Bullhorn info
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Job published: 2020-06-29
Job ID: 33774
Contact name: Allan Pike
Phone number: 0215312015
Contact email:

Job Description

Security Engineer II


Our client, a leading retail business based in Cape Town has this one – year fixed term contract opening for an IT Security Engineer to serve as the technical professional within the Company.


Job Objectives

  1. To implement the security policies and to ensure compliance on WEB Application Firewalls, Network Security Group (NSG’s) and Identity Access Management (IAM) within various Cloud Solutions
    1. Assist IT security management (ISM) with the development and maintenance of security policies, procedures and technical standards
    2. Implementation of security policies and procedures
    3. Implementation of technical standards
    4. Implementation of ISMS framework
    5. Implementation of PCI-DSS standards
    6. Implementation of POPI standards


  1. To remediate security incidents and associated event handling
    1. Monitor the network software and computing assets for proper security procedures and signs of compromise
    2. SIEM - Incident and problem management
    3. Remediation activities


  1. To ensure that security operational tasks are performed
    1. Firewalls
    2. Web Application Firewalls
    3. SIEM
    4. NSG’s
    5. IAM
    6. Vulnerability Scans
    7. Anti-virus procedures
    8. Patch management
    9. Web content management
    10. E-mail content management
  2. To participate in Company security projects
    1. Assist teams with security requirements
  3. To perform security awareness training in various Cloud Solutions
    1. To communicate security topics to all relevant users


Required Qualifications

  • Security related certifications – CISSP, CCSP
  • IT related B degree


Additional Requirements:

  • Professional Registration/Membership
  • Information Security Forums
  • ISC2


Experience Essential:

  • IT security experience (5-6 years)
  • IT experience in retail environment would be advantageous


Knowledge and Skills

  • Cisco/Fortinet/NetScaler security appliances would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of networking would be advantageous


Essential competencies:

  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Relating and networking
  • Planning and organising
  • Following instructions and procedures
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Analysing Learning and researching


If building good quality and secure information handling systems is appeals to you, then we want to hear from you ASAP.

Contact Allan or Justin on 021 531 2015 now or apply directly via the online link before COB on Friday, 3 July 2020.