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  • Posted: Aug 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • What’s with the name “Disruptive IT”? Disruptive IT is a 100% black female owned and managed company. Disruption is a new age way of thinking, shaking up and changing the norm around IT. Our founding members have 15 years of IT and Finance experience; we utilise our extensive experience to empower our clients with a disruptive and cost eff...
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    Security Engineer


    • This role is responsible for the security of the organisation's computer systems, networks and ensuring that all platforms are protected. This role involves analysing existing security measures/controls and creating new and enhanced security measures. This role will also implement security measures that effectively safeguard sensitive data in the event of a cyber-attack. This is a highly collaborative role that is part of a larger team dedicated to cybersecurity and involves frequent interaction with various members of the IT team. In addition, this role will be responsible for collecting threat intelligence and automating systems to consume threat feeds and track adversaries . The role is also responsible for the development and execution of large-scale cyber security initiatives and requires a professional with problem-solving abilities who can work in a fast-paced environment and has a clear passion for cybersecurity and related technologies.


    • Academic qualifications in computer science, cybersecurity, or any related field.
    • Recognised industry certifications in cybersecurity such as CISSP.
    • At least 5 years of experience in the Information Technology field. At least 3 years of experience and hands-on expertise in cybersecurity.
    • Expertise across a variety of security products including firewalls, EDR, SIEM, WAF, lAM, PAM, DLP and encryption solutions. Knowledge of services related to cloud compute, network, storage, content delivery, administration and security.
    • Good understanding and exposure to Information Security standards, architecture and models.
    • Hands on knowledge of automation and DevSecOps skills.
    • Good understanding of software development principles, including design patterns, code structure, programming languages, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and deployment orchestration.

    Experience in creating new ways to solve existing production security issues and recommending security enhancements. Experience in Incident Response: including the ability to document, any security threats, resolve technical faults and allocate resources to deliver real solutions in a cost-effective way.

    Knowledge and Skills Required Skills: strong technical skills, including experience with

    • Linux and Windows operating systems, scripting languages, and cloud provider ecosystems.
    • Excellent attention to detail, as they must constantly monitor systems to ensure there are no external threats.
    • Strong problem-solving skills in order to swiftly and deal with threats or flaws in the environment.
    • Skilled in discussing complex security issues in understandable business terms.
    • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques.
    • Ability to recommend solutions based on use cases and business requirements.
    • Stay- Abreast with emerging technologies and threats and ability to proactively assess and evaluate the adoption thereof in the organization.
    • The commercial acumen to provide cost-effective security solutions. An enthusiasm for staying up to date with the very latest updates about security threats and solutions.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Disruptive IT (PTY) LTD on to apply

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

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