+27 11 463 3633 info@e-merge.co.za
Liza van den Berg
    September 5, 2016
    Job Type


    A SENIOR SECURITY AND NETWORK SPECIALIST is needed at Africa’s Largest Mutual Assurance Society Company to join their ICT Infrastructure Department.

    Experience Requirements:

    • 8 – 10 years’ experience in a related field
    • Good understanding of IT service delivery requirements
    • Financial services environment experience would be beneficial
    • Advanced knowledge on various VAPT tools
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the security components (such as IPS/IDS, firewall), networking equipment (such as routers, switches), server hardware and different technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization
    • In-depth knowledge of different Operating systems (such as HP/UX, Microsoft, Linux)
    • IT Risk Management knowledge and understanding
    • Experienced in consulting, implementation and maintenance of IT security solutions and controls such as Firewalls, Anti-Virus System, Security Management Systems, IDS / IPS and other similar solutions
    • IT networking and networking management experience
    • Experience in proactive network monitoring and management
    • IT security consulting experience or worked in industry with the primary responsibility of managing IT security functions
    • Knowledge of various IT security tools, scripts, programs to carry out penetration tests and risk assessments.
    • Good understanding of business processes / applications of various industries.
    • Good understanding of IT Governance and its alignment to the business strategy.
    • Experienced in business architecture and roadmaps.
    • Significant experience with IT management and governance frameworks (SOX, King III, PoPI, etc.)
    • Proficiency with the use of risk and control frameworks, and process improvement models (e.g. Risk IT, ISO 31000, COBIT, COSO, ISO 27001, ISO 27002 and CMM) preferred
    • Possess well rounded knowledge of information risk management and frameworks
    • Must have an understanding of applicable regulations (locally & internationally)
    • Must be current on COBIT and ITIL frameworks and principles
    • Must have solid analysis skills and the ability to evaluate legislation applicability and IM compliance requirements
    • Must have project management skills and the ability to analyse pending assignments to establish priorities and/or multi task
    • Exceptional skills in client relationship management


    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent experience required
    • Various security certifications
    • Various network certifications

    Reference Number for this position is LV36987-2016 which is a permanent position based in Pretoria offering a salary negotiable on experience.

    The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on liza@e-merge.co.za or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.


    “If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position”


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