• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Utilities
  • Deadline:
    August 26, 2019

NETWORK SECURITY SPECIALIST

Job description

To analyze security risks, define access privileges, control structures and resources, conduct vulnerability testing and develop response procedures. The role also develops and maintains business continuity and disaster recovery protocol


Key activities

  1. Identifies shortcomings in current compliance processes, systems and procedures; develops ad hoc solutions to immediate problems within assigned unit and/or discipline
  2. Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment and systems for emergency repairs, performs preventive maintenance inspections, assists specialists in setting up and testing new products/processes and installs complex systems with guidance
  3. Performs complex data processing using established procedures and testing new procedures to see if they might represent improvements over existing methods.
  4. Conducts research using primary data sources and selects relevant information to enable analysis of key themes and trends
  5. Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to act independently while guiding and training others on maintaining the security, integrity, compliance and continuity of IT systems and services.

Education required

 

  1. A recognized University Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or Equivalen
  2. Industry related certification e.g. CCNP will be an added advantage

 

Experience required

  1. A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in an ICT environment,
  2. Three (3) of which should have been in IT Network Security Analysis.

Critical success factors

  1. Compliance
  2. Client & Customer Management (Internal)
  3. Safety, Health and Environment
  4. Operational Management
  5. Installation and Maintenance
  6. Improvement / Innovation
  7. Data Management
  8. Strategic Thinking
  9. Drive for Results
  10. Attention to Detail
  11. Conceptual Thinking
  12. Network/IT security
  13. IT Implementation and integration
  14. Engineering Technology

 

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