Role: Cyber Security Analyst
Reports To: Security Operations Lead
Office location: Midrand / Remote

Main purpose of the job:

As a Cyber Security Analyst, your primary objective will be to assess, plan, and enact security measures to help protect NEC XON customers from security breaches and attacks on their computer networks and systems. This function involves simulating attacks to identify vulnerabilities, testing new software to help protect customers data, and helping users adhere to new regulations and processes to ensure the network stays safe and regulated.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments
  • Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them
  • Monitor for attacks, intrusions, and unusual, unauthorized, or illegal activity
  • Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorized system users
  • Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security
  • Assist with the creation, maintenance, and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues
  • Give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails

 

Knowledge:

Competencies

  • Threat-Oriented mindset
  • Excellent communication skills & vocabulary
  • Natural curiosity tendency

Experience & Qualifications

  • Diploma/Degree in IT
  • Security +
  • PenTest + (Advantageous)
  • SIEM Knowledge/Certification (ArcSight / Splunk / Azure Sentinel)
  • Azure SecOps (Advantageous)
  • 2/3 years in IT or security

 

Closing Date

30 May 2022

Your application must include:

An updated CV, motivational letter and relevant certificates.