IT Security Analyst : BDO South Africa BDO South Africa



Job Summary


•The primary objective of the role is to monitor and analyse the company’s computer networks with regards to security.
•To ensure network and server administration, maintenance and uptime as well as proactive monitoring of security risks on the perimeter, email and internal systems.

Duties and Responsibilities


•Monitoring computer network performance and security issues.
•Identifying and investigating security breaches and other cyber security incidents.
•Installing security measures and operating software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
•Documenting security breaches and assessing the damage they cause.
•Performing daily, weekly and monthly security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing per month)
•Collaborating with the security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
•Fixing detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
•Developing company-wide best practices for IT security.
•Configuring security systems, analysing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
•Researching security enhancements and providing preventative security recommendations to management.
•Staying up-to-date with information technology trends and security standards
Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience


Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
•MCSE, ITIL
•CISP Qualification will be beneficial
Experience:
•3 – 5 years’ network/server experience
•Experience in information security or related field.
•Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
•Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
•Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
•Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.

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About BDO South Africa


BDO is group of accounting firms operating throughout Southern Africa. Offers accounting, auditing, secretarial , tax, financial services and risk management.

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