Knowledge Applied – Virtual Assistant Jobs South Africa Goverment jobs ICT SECURITY OFFICER (LEVEL: 11) 12 MONTHS CONTRACT


  • REFERENCE NO. G115/2023
  • CLUSTER : Information and Communication Technology
  • CENTRE : Head Office: Pietermaritzburg
  • SALARY : An all Inclusive salary package of R 811 560.00 Per annum
  • REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ABOVE POST:- •Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information
    Security or a related field. PLUS •Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM or GIAC are highly
    desirable. Proven experience (5+ years) working as a Cyber Security Engineer or similar role, with a
    focus on incident response, security infrastructure design and vulnerability management.
    PLUS•Familiarity with regulatory compliance requirements (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, PCI-DSS) Unendorsed
    valid code B driver’s licence (Code 8).
    • All shortlisted candidates will be required to submit proof of work experience endorsed and
    stamped by the employer/s prior to the date of the interview.
     Excellent problem- solving and analytical skills, with the ability to think critically and make sound
    decisions under pressure. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to
    communicate complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders. •In- depth knowledge of
    network security concepts, technologies and protocols including firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, SIEM
    and endpoint security solutions. • Proficiency in using security tools and technologies such as
    vulnerability scanners, penetration testing tools and log analysis tools.
     Security Infrastructure Design, Configuration and Implementation of:
    a. Firewalls- Sophos and FortiGate.
    b. Intrusion detection/ prevention systems (IDS/IPS).
    c. Endpoint & Mail protection systems (Microsoft).
    d. Network access controls and
    e. Compliance and Risk Management.
     Security Policies and Standards: Assist in developing and enforcing security policies, standards
    and procedures.
     Security Incident Response: Assist in the investigation, analysis and resolution of complex
    security incidents and breaches.
     Provide expert guidance and technical support to identify the root cause of incidents mitigate
    risks and prevent future occurrences.
     Stay up to date with the latest cyber security trends, vulnerabilities and threat intelligence to
    enhance the organization’s security posture.
     Security Awareness and Training: contribute to security awareness programs by conducting
    security awareness sessions and promoting a strong security culture among employees.
  • Enquiries : DR LLV MAGAQA Telephone: 033 940 2666ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO: The Chief Director: Human ResourceManagement Services KZN Department of Health Private Bag X9051 Pietermaritzburg 3200 OR Handdelivered to: 330 Langalibalele Street Natalia Building, REGISTRY, Minus 1:1 North Tower(Attention: Miss L Mthalane)
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