Dudley Zengeza
    July 10, 2019
    Cape Town, South Africa
    Job Type


    A company that needs no introduction and whose fast-pace and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. This global leader is looking for a Security Specialist who enjoys hacking in systems as a hobby.

    If you are passionate about Cyber Security and like to challenge yourself then apply for this opportunity today. Become a part of a team that persistently monitors, defends and evaluates the security posture of the enterprise in order to provide critical situational business awareness.

    You will be required to simulate cyber-attacks against the groups’ computer system to check for exploitable vulnerabilities. Attempt to breach a number of application systems, (e.g., application protocol interfaces (APIs), frontend/backend servers) to uncover vulnerabilities, such as unsanitized inputs that are susceptible to code injection attacks.


    • 2+ years of Ethical Hacking experience
    • Relevant certification (OSCP, CASS, CEPT, CPT, CCTHP, CRTOP, CISSP, CEH, GPEN, OSCE)
    • Strong technical background and knowledge
    • Exposure to red team testing
    • Exposure to threat hunting
    • Exposure to identifying and exploiting attack paths to critical assets
    • Exposure to cyber attack frameworks (MITRE, Cyber Kill Chain)

    Technologies Required:

    • Knowledge of C++, C, C#, Python, Scripting
    • Good coding ability
    • Technical Cyber-attack frameworks

    Nice to have:

    • Knowledge of CBEST, CREST and TIBER
    • Banking experience
    • Technical IT qualification at Bachelors/Masters Level
    • Hobbies hacking things


    • Reverse engineering, coding, finding bugs in software/hardware
    • Help establish a red team in the bank
    • Ethical person
    • Have theoretical knowledge of hacking
    • Have practical experience in hacking
    • Deep technical understanding in Linux and Windows operating systems

    Reference Number for this position is DZ50050 which is a permanent position based in Cape Town offering a cost to company salary @R400k p/a CTC negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Dudley on dudleyz@e-merge.co.za or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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