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Security Operations Engineer

Job Description

Employment Type
Bee status
Exclude AA / EE
Market Related
Min Salary
Not Set
Max Salary
Not Set
Experience Required


Our client based in Durban is looking to hire a Security Engineer to joint their team !

  • Be part of a DevOps culture that emphasizes collaboration and communication with software developers and IT Operations while automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes
  • Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and standards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our systems and data.
  • Conduct security assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration tests to identify and mitigate security risks.
  • Monitor and analyze security logs and alerts to detect and respond to security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement security controls and solutions.
  • Perform regular security audits and assessments to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Provide guidance and support to development and operations teams on secure coding practices, system hardening, and configuration management.
  • Stay up to date with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends, and proactively recommend security enhancements and solutions.
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans and conduct incident response exercises to ensure readiness and effectiveness.
  • Participate in security incident investigations, root cause analysis, and remediation efforts.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of security awareness training and education programs for employees.
  • Ensure that quality documentation is completed and maintained where necessary.
  • Strong and committed drive to step up and take a leading role, the courage to challenge and the drive to make a difference with ability to work within a team and as an individual
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately via written and presented documentation
  • Embrace and adopt technology tools and protocols with enthusiasm
  • Support the company and department’s Agile practices and encourage continuous improvement and learning

Education Profile

  • Matric
  • A BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a B. Comm Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma. Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH) are a plus.
  • Proven experience in security operations, incident response, and vulnerability management.
  • Strong knowledge of security principles, best practices, and industry standards (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).
  • Familiarity with security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, endpoint protection, and network monitoring tools.
  • Experience with security assessment tools and techniques, such as vulnerability scanners and penetration testing frameworks.
  • Proficient in scripting and automation (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for security-related tasks.
  • Understanding of cloud security concepts and experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Micorosft 365) is desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of security

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