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Senior Engineer: IT Security and Risk

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Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Africa

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

•A 3-year degree (or equivalent) in computer science or informatics
•IT security-related certifications, e.g. CISSP, CISM, CEH
•7 – 10 years’ practical experience in an IT security role
•2 – 3 years in a team leadership or supervisory role
•Experience in developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
•Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessment and in defining treatment strategies.
•Post graduate degree in information security
•Certifications in the IT security technology solutions in use in the organisation.
•Excellent understanding of all IT security domains, including IT security concepts, protocols, industry best practices and technology controls.
•Deep understanding of common IT security management frameworks, such as ISO2700x, NIST, ITIL and COBIT.
•In-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to IT security controls.
•Familiarity with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, e.g. POPIA.
•Familiarity with the principles of cryptography and cryptanalysis.
•Knowledge of IT security-related testing.
•An understanding of operating system internals and network protocols.
•Knowledge of developing and documenting IT security architecture and plans.
•Highly developed verbal and written communication skills to interact professionally to persuade and influence others effectively at all levels (externally and internally).
•Highly developed interpersonal skills to network effectively, handle conflict.
•Advanced critical, analytical, conceptual and creative thinking and problem-solving skills to spot trends, identify new technology developments, perform in-depth analysis of effectiveness of support.
•Numeric reasoning skills to draw logical conclusions from for numerical information.
•Ability to multi-task.
•Project management skills.
•A preference for translating strategy into action
•Concern for working within parameters
•Focus on analysing and solving problems
•Commitment to behaving ethically and correctly
•Remain resilient under stress and pressure
•Focus on initiating action
•Preference for thinking practically and laterally
•Concern for aligning with best practise
•Focus on getting things done
•Concern for communicating clearly
•Readiness for making and owning decisions
•Openness to accepting feedback
•Preference for team-working
•Commitment to maintaining business knowledge

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