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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Clicks Group is a retail-led healthcare group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop, Claire's and Musica, the group has over 795 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 473...
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    Information Technology Security Specialist

    About the job

    Job Objectives:

    To take ownership of IT operational security duties and provide day-to-day support to the Information Security Officer, including:

    • Administer and maintain operational security solutions and processes towards continuous improvement of the overall IT security posture

    • Automate repetitive workflows with scripts and toolsets

    • Research, develop, and recommend information security policies, procedures, standards, and safeguards to protect sensitive data and enable secure data transmission and storage

    • Document and implement security hardening baselines for internal and external IT systems and compliance monitoring

    • Administer and manage identity access governance toolset, and initiate and follow up on user access certification review campaigns

    • Enhance and monitor SIEM alerts, investigate and resolve incidents

    • Develop and assist in threat intelligence initiatives

    • Collaborate with teams/business to consult around security solutions for applications

    • Identify, investigate and resolve threat intelligence, security, access and authentication issues escalated by staff and other users

    • Keep abreast of and share details of new and ongoing information security issues, threats, remediation/mitigation steps and latest technologies

    • Document technical issues identified during security assessments and practical recommendations for resolution. Proactively identify and mitigate against information security risks or incidents

    • Drive awareness of vendors / 3rd parties compliance requirements to information security standards, and ensure adherence thereof

    • Generate regular IT security reports structured to provide information about statistics and trends as required by the Information Security Officer

    • Implement IT security projects, deploy new security tools using DevOps approach to achieve tasks and objectives, and conduct research work as needed

    • Maintain PCI DSS and audit compliance requirements

    • Share workload with IT Security analysts to meet call SLA requirements, and automate manual IT security workflows where appropriate

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Relevant IT Security Certification (CISSP, OSCP, CEH, Security+, Linux, CISA, etc.)

    • Demonstrable Linux and scripting/programming experience

    • At least 5 years IT related experience

    • At least 3 year IT security related experience

    Skills, Abilities and Job Related Knowledge:

    • Demonstrable general IT experience

    • Understanding of information security principles

    • Working knowledge of heterogeneous operating system platforms

    • Proficient in at least one programming or scripting language (Linux shell scripting, Windows Powershell scripting, Python, Perl, Java, etc.)

    • Understanding of information security assessments, tools, and industry standards

    • Passionate about IT Security



    • Analyses

    • Planning and Organising

    • Report Writing

    • Results Driven

    • Deciding and Initiating Action

    • Learning and Researching

    • Presenting and communicating

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Clicks Group on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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