Security and Network Specialist (Ref: RUSNS)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 10 August 2021
Job Description:

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Main job function

Seeking a dynamic individual who will be responsible to conceptualise, research, design, deploy, operate, monitor, and maintain both cybersecurity and network solutions and systems for the protection of all Information and Communication Technologies assets


Relevant Degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or in a related field.


Cybersecurity certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Security+, Firewall Related Certifications, Certified Security Analyst (CSA), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) and Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) will be preferred.


Networking certifications such Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Network+ will be preferred.



Preferably 3-5 years of extensive experience in both cybersecurity and networking.

Advanced knowledge of computer security, web security, infrastructure security, databasesecurity, wired and wireless network security, applications security, and cloud security.

Experience in FortiGate Firewalls is required.

Technical leadership of information and cyber security projects will be advantageous.

Detailed knowledge in network protocols and methods such as TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, Routing,Switching, Load Balancing, Subnetting, IPsec tunneling, NAT, VPN etc.

In-depth knowledge of current network architectures, solutions, and trends.

Familiar is using network administrator tools for day-to-day administrative purposes.

Experience in Cisco, Juniper, Dell, or Aruba network switches is required.

Experienced in interpreting of network symptom data such as logs, tcp-dumps, product

specific trace data, and network captures.

Data backup management, business continuity and disaster recovery will be beneficial.

Excellent knowledge in operation processes to achieve high stability and reliability.

Detailed understanding of IT Infrastructure and relations between components.

Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems will be beneficial.

A good understanding of virtualization and cloud technologies is required.

ITIL process knowledge and work experience.

Knowledge of different cyber security frameworks such as NIST and/or ISO27001




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.


Please contact Ruth Underwood