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Security Specialist (#970,677,458) 

Job offer #970,677,458 in Johannesburg (Gauteng), South Africa


- Technikon diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 5 years equivalent work experience.
- Certifications in one or more of the following:
- GIAC Security Essentials Certification
- GIAC Security Leadership Certification
- Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security an advantage
- Fortigate NSE4
- CCNA Security

Knowledge and Experience

- Broad and deep hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry- standard security techniques and practices.
- Experience in enterprise security architecture design.
- Experience in developing Data-Loss Protection strategies.
- In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including Windows, Linux and Unix
- Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including LDAP, TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.
- Hands-on experience with devices such as hubs, switches, and routers.
- Knowledge of applicable practices and laws relating to data privacy and protection.
- Fort iGATE suite of products and management console
- EPO - MacAfee

Personal attributes

- Intuition and keen instincts to pre-empt attacks.
- High level of analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Ability to conduct research into security issues and products as required.
- Strong understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
- Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
- Highly self-motivated and directed.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high- pressure environment.
- Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
- Works well under pressure
- Time management and organization

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