MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The key function of this position is to be balanced in the server and network realm as the lead engineer, with focus on cybersecurity. This role is responsible for developing and implementing secure network solutions, Secure and stable server environment, maintain the company firewalls and ensuring high uptime. This role will also be responsible for design, implementation and support of the server infrastructure, Firewall Management, network environment (LAN, WAN & Wi-Fi), as well as the switching fabric.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluate cyber security needs and recommendations
  • Establish best practices and standards
  • Review system changes for security implications and recommending improvements
  • Implementing & overseeing cyber security measures
  • Responding to cyber security issues
  • Logging and updating calls via the ticketing system
  • Incident Management of systems supported: Incident response, notification, resolution & logging.
  • Problem management of systems supported: Resolution and logging.
  • Interactive relationship with management
  • Maintenance of Security, IT and Environmental networks / servers (HO and DR)
  • Maintaining Wi-Fi on all sites
  • Maintain the Network monitoring and backup tool
  • Involvement in the design of the network
  • Engagement with OEMs and technical consultants
  • Configuring, Installing, and maintaining of network switches
  • Maintaining FortiGate Firewall Policies and associated documentation
  • Capacity management
  • Change control logging as it relates to the supported systems
  • Monthly reporting
  • ISO 27001, monitoring and reporting, as it relates to supported systems
  • Cybersecurity, information security monitoring & reporting

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Matric
  • Minimum of 3-5 years work experience in a networking, Server and security role
  • MCSE
  • FortiGate firewall certified training advantageous, Alternatively, 3 years’ experience
  • CCNA (Advantageous)
  • CCNP or equivalent (Advantageous)
  • Excellent understanding of switching and routing and their related technologies, TCP/IP, IP Addressing, CIDR and DNS. STP, VPN technologies, OSPF, BGP
  • Accustomed to working in a high-energy environment
  • Technical competence and understanding are vital
  • Valid South African Driver’s License
  • Basic Linux experience advantageous.

BEHAVOURIAL AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing with external and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Attention to detail imperative
  • Ability to multi-task is essential
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Open to learn and grow
  • Takes Accountability and ownership
  • Follows the relevant department rules, regulations and procedures
  • Understanding of cyber security methodologies
  • Great team player
  • Self-confident
  • Highly motivated
  • Able to work independently
  • Current knowledge of technology capabilities and trends; types, and techniques of hacking attacks in the wild
  • Clear Criminal Record

Salary: Market related

NB: Thank you for choosing Talksure as your employer of choice. Please note that if you do not hear from us within 14 working days after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful. We wish you well in your future endeavors.