Junior IT Security Engineer

Full-time

Job Details

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Head Office in Midrand has an opportunity available for a Junior IT Security Engineer to join the IT team. The main purpose of this role will be to support the day-to-day data security operations of the information security departments such as patch management, remediation of cyber security incidents, implementation of cyber security road map tasks as well as supporting and maintaining a broad suite of information security infrastructure.

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:

  • Grade 12 – Matric or a Senior Certificate and Relevant IT Qualification: CompTIA Security+, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in information security.

Advantageous:

  • 3 years’ experience in IT related positions.

Job Specification…

  • Perform patch management of endpoints and servers to ensure highest level of security on all critical systems.
  • Assist with the maintenance of all security tools and technology.
  • Assist with the implementation new security systems/platforms as per the Cyber Security Roadmap.
  • Conduct red team exercises and remediation on mission-critical systems.
  • Maintain AD termination tasks such as ensuring that terminated users are removed from AD.
  • Review, understand and correlate data from multiple sources, which is not limited to user authentication events, windows security event logs, intrusion detections alerts, proxy logs and firewall events.
  • Initiate configuration and change control records with regards to IT security system activities.
  • Respond to security incidents, including investigation and remediation.
  • Assist with the documentation of security policies as well as promote activities and procedures to create a general awareness about the significance of security within the organisation.
  • Assist with the monitoring of internet access utilised by employees, the identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches.
  • Assist with the creation of security awareness training and phishing campaigns and the maintenance of information security policies and procedures.
  • Engage management on users that default their Cyber Security Awareness Training to ensure compliance.

Competencies

Essential:

  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC.
  • 27001 and NIST. Understanding of Security principles such as Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability.
  • Make timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.
  • Ensure products and services comply with customer requirements.
  • Demonstrate an underlying drive to ensure that quality is not compromised. It includes the identification and maintenance of standards to meet the needs of the company, together with a desire for accuracy and order.
  • Deadline orientated and good time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

 

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African.
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit.
  • Valid Driver’s License and/ or own reliable transport.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.
  • Must be willing to travel when required.

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

 

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.