Our Client a Global Tech firm is seeking a MS Security Engineer L3 to join their team Johannesburg. They offer stability, growth, competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment.
The Security Engineer L3 is a high level in the Engineer series and may be assigned to function as a supervisor, expert, or leader. When assigned as a supervisor, develops, coordinates and executes policies, methods and procedures, and supervises personnel; when assigned as an expert, performs work requiring a very high level of technical knowledge of a specific area or ability to integrate at a high level the knowledge of several areas, manages and provides technical leadership of projects involving large-scale, complex and highly analytical tasks.
Positions at this level are distinguished from Senior Engineers, in that the latter performs more specific and small-scale, though complex, analytical tasks. Work is performed within a broad framework of general policy and requires creativity and resourcefulness to accomplish goals and objectives, and in applying concepts, plans and strategies which may deviate from traditional methods and practices. Serves as a lead technical contact and systems integrator for large complex deployments, with a focus on securing vulnerabilities and reducing risk of system and/or asset compromises.
Oversees the response to information system security incidents, including investigation of, countermeasures to, and recovery from computer-based attacks, unauthorized access, and policy breaches; engages, interacts, and coordinates with third-party incident responders, including law enforcement. Oversees the administration of authentication and access controls, including provisioning, changes, and deprovisioning of user and system accounts, security/access roles, and access permissions to information assets.
Analyses trends, news and changes in threat and compliance environment with respect to organizational risk; advises organization management and develops and executes plans for compliance and mitigation of risk; oversees risk and compliance self-assessments, and engages and coordinates third-party risk and compliance assessments.
Analyses and oversees the development of information security governance, including organizational policies, procedures, standards, baselines, and guidelines with respect to information security and use and operation of information systems.
Oversees the development and administration of information security training and awareness programs.
Co-ordinate activities of engineers
The Security Engineer L3 displays leadership and team management ability and delegates lower complexity tasks to engineers and technicians. They assume responsibility for the co-ordination of the activities of the engineers, in line with performance targets. They lead by example and monitor the quality of engineer's and technician's work when required. Mentorship of engineers and technicians is expected on this role.
Produce and use report
The individual demonstrates good administration ability in the form of proposal and report writing, and general project documentation development. The individual may be required to serve periodically on the customer service desk, providing third line telephonic, remote, and on-site support and problem management.
Take ownership of relevant technologies
Focusing on Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto, and other network security related technologies the Security Engineer is expected to take ownership of implementations, maintenance and operations of information system security controls and countermeasures.
As corporate citizens they are good team players and exhibit the required level of management skills required from junior level managers. He or she practices two-way communication and listens to understands other’s point of view.
Good communication and leaderships skills comes standard with and L3 engineer, the individual needs to be able to work under pressure and resolve complex problems. He or she needs to be able to present and outline specific use cases for input into change control or information sharing.
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