• Job Opening at Capitec Bank

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2017 Deadline: 16 August, 2017
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    Penetration Tester / Information Security Specialist (Stellenbosch)


    Job description

    Purpose of the Role

    The incumbent will analyse current sophisticated targeted attacks externally and prepare the cyber team to mitigate any cyber security threats, which the organisation may face.

    The incumbent will play a major role in developing “world class” cyber defence capabilities within the bank.


    • A relevant Information Security certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM)
    • Ethical Hacking Training (CEH, CPT/GPEN, OSCP)
    • A relevant tertiary qualification (BSc., BEng., etc.)


    • 5+ years’ experience in Information Security
    • 3+ years’ experience in Penetration testing
    • 1-2 years’ experience in Security Incident Response
    • No management of team experience required


    • In-depth knowledge of attack methodologies used in penetration testing
    • Strong technical knowledge of security architecture, tools and controls with specific demonstrated experience in proactive detection, mitigation, and resolution of advanced cyberattacks and/or threats
    • In-depth knowledge of information threat hunting and analysis


    Demonstrated experience with:

    • security assessment methods and penetration testing techniques
    • threat analysis and cyberattack methodologies, including kill-chain analysis
    • threat hunting and the development of mitigation plans
    • Splunk
    • a scripting language (Python or Powershell preferred)
    • knowledge transfer and expanding team capabilities
    • security testing tools (Nessus, Metasploit, Burp/ZAP, Kali, etc)
    • cyber security threat modelling

    Significant experience with:

    • Microsoft Active Directory, SQL, SharePoint
    • various operating systems (Windows and Redhat preferred)
    • Advanced understanding of common network protocols, system architecture

    Familiarity with:

    • cryptographic protocols and cipher suites
    • Agile and DevOps models
    • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment as part of a high performance team
    • Uncompromising ethics and confidentiality
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English
    • Attention to detail
    • Relationship management skills

    Additional Requirements

    • Own car and valid driver’s license
    • Willingness to travel
    • Clear criminal and credit record

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Capitec Bank career website on capitec.erecruit.co.za to apply

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