Security Engineer

Full Time
Posted 4 months ago

The successful candidate will join an existing team of technical specialists and will focus on providing professional services (implementation, technical consulting and escalated security support) to our customers. The range of security technologies used by our customers typically includes network firewalls, VPN (IPSEC/SSL), IPS, UTM, Anti-Virus, Encryption, User Authentication, Load Balancing Monitoring, Logging and Reporting.

Key Requirements

  • Implementation of security technologies
  • Technical delivery of security projects
  • Escalated support (Standby / After-Hours Support)
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP networking and Internet protocols
  • Experience in ISP Infrastructure environment
  • Working knowledge of both Windows and Unix/Linux
  • Experience with installing and supporting networking devices
  • Experience with firewalls and other security technologies
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement


  • Tertiary/industry qualifications that include information security related courses (NQF Level 5 Certification in various Security products)
  • Fortinet NSE 4 (FCNSA/FCNSP)
  • Fortinet NSE 5
  • Knowledge of Scripting/Programming an advantage
  • SolarWinds
  • F5
  • Other security qualifications an advantage


  • Grade 12 certificate. All subject passed on Higher
  • Tertiary/industry qualifications that include IT systems and networking related
  • Security technology vendor certifications.


Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a like role or 3 years of experience working in Managed Services

Soft Skills

  • Good English communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Systematic approach (i.e.: good problem-solving skills)
  • Positive and
  • Team Player
  • Quality Assurance
  • Reporting Skills
  • Time And Priority Management
  • Understand Client Policies And Procedures
  • Understands Business Ethics And Values
  • Good Understanding Of Process, Procedures And Work Instructions

Job Features

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