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Systems Engineer – ICT Security Operations

Old Mutual Zimbabwe

Expires: 22 Nov 2023

Full Time


Software Engineering

job Description

The Systems Engineer for ICT Security Operations is tasked with overseeing the management of the ICT control environment, governance, and the implementation of robust security measures to safeguard sensitive data within the organization. This role involves planning, designing, building, and integrating tools and systems that protect electronic information and devices.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Ensure all firewalls, security devices, systems, databases, and applications report authentication, authorization, and accounting information data to central logging facilities.
-Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions according to established baselines.
-Evaluate each control, technology, and gap for potential improvement and refinement.
-Perform susceptibility scans and manage the resolution of threats.
-Assess Software as a Service (SaaS) products for security compliance.
-Serve as a technical security lead for large complex projects involving cross-functional teams.
-Conduct systems testing to identify critical vulnerabilities.
-Firewall administration (Checkpoint).
-Produce, review, and update designs for security vulnerabilities and gaps.
-Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all in-place devices.
-Design and implement tools and utility software to support security-related activities.
-Ensure infrastructure automation prioritizes security.
-Respond immediately to security incidents and provide post-incident analysis.
-Support cloud and on-premises security tools and monitoring platforms.
-Assist in vulnerability testing, risk analyses, and security assessments.
-Identify abnormalities and report violations using security tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and more.
-Perform other related duties as required by your manager.

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor's Degree (B): Information Technology and Computer Science - Information Technology Management (Required)
-Capability in anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls, and content filters.
-Knowledge of threat assessment tools, skills, and procedures.
-Proficiency in planning secure networks, computer systems, and application architectures.
-Disaster recovery planning, system tools, expertise, and techniques.
-Experience in AWS security best practices and AWS managed security services (e.g., IAM, ACM, PCA, KMS, CloudHSM, WAF, GuardDuty).
-Bonus experience in scripting (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby).
-AWS Certification is an added advantage.

-Cloud Technology
-Cyber Defense
-Cyber Risks
-Cyber Security Training
-Cyber Threat Intelligence
-Cyber Threat Prevention
-Data Security
-Managed Security Services
-Secure Networks
-Security Evaluations
-Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
-Security Operations
-Team Development

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  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Expiry Date

    22 Nov 2023

  • Date Posted

    17 Nov 2023