Cyber Security Analyst PARKTOWN

IT
Johannesburg – Gauteng

Cyber Security Analyst
Parktown (and Remote)
Market related
 
Purpose of the role:
As part of the SecOps Team, this is a broad role that will be involved with Cyber Security Operations to protect the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of the organisations Information Assets. The responsibilities of this role include monitoring, access control, and Cyber Security incident response across the Group.
 
Key performance areas:
Daily monitoring, investigation, and response to events & alerts from our Cyber Security Toolsets
Operating and maintaining anti-malware solutions.
Operating and maintaining vulnerability management solution. Ensuring frequent vulnerabilities scanning is being completed across all assets. Working with teams to address vulnerabilities.
Detecting and responding to Cyber Security incidents.
Completing regular access controls reviews.
Security Awareness for the Group.
Monitoring and resolving Cyber Security Service tickets.
Assisting with operational, enhancement and project activities as and when required.
Staying up to date with new and emerging Cyber Security threats.
Automating processes, alerts, and monitoring.
Detecting breaches of Group Frameworks, Policies and Standards.
Conducting Cyber Security testing and assessment on new and existing systems across the Group, including penetration testing.
Evangelizing Cyber Security practices across Group Technology Operations and the Cyber Security discipline.
Ensuring appropriate Cyber Security policies, playbooks and standards are followed & implemented to ensure adherence to organisations Cyber Security objectives.
Further developing your Cyber Security skills and knowledge.
 
Attributes, Knowledge and Skills:
Understanding of Active Directory, Anti-Virus, Firewalls, Web Application Firewalls, Intrusion Protection Systems, SIEM technologies, Office 365 and Azure.
Understanding of Cyber Security Operations including developing and implementing procedures, playbooks, and operational improvements.
Understanding of Cyber Security frameworks, standards, tools, techniques, and methods.
Understanding of analysis and completion of threat & risk related assessments.
Understanding of OWASP Top 10 as well as Secure Application Development methods.
Understanding of Policies, Standards, Procedures, Runbooks, Assessments, Reviews, Incidents and Reports.
Understanding of cloud computing systems and services.
Understanding of Microsoft operating systems, technologies, and cloud services.
Microsoft certification highly regarded any Security Operations related certifications as well.
Self-motivated & passion to improve Cyber Security.
Strong attention to detail.
Great verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to clearly articulate complex issues to non-technical audiences.
Accountability.
Cyber Security incident management under pressure.
Building trust with colleagues, stakeholders, and management.
Above all, you will be a highly driven individual with a serious passion for Cyber Security looking for a great opportunity to further your career in a state-of-the-art Cyber Security Operations with the latest technologies.
 
Requirements:
Relevant tertiary qualification
Relevant experience gained within a similar environment