Project Manager - IT Security

Pretoria, R80 000 p/m, Consulting


Develop a strategy for the management of the Department's IT Security Operations Centre through the implementation of policy, architecture, standards and training processes.

Manage the implementation of all IT Security related hardware, devices and tool-sets (technologies) in the environment to demonstrate value for investment (proactive and preventative).


Provide oversight of any vulnerability audits and assessments through an interface with various role-players within the Infrastructure, Applications Networking environments.

Performing IT security risk assessments and reporting on solutions and ways to minimize and mitigate security threats. Monitoring security vulnerabilities and hacking threats in network and host systems (reactive and systematic). Tracking the latest IT security innovations and keeping abreast of the latest cybersecurity technologies. Overseeing the investigation of reported security breaches including communicating with key stakeholders about IT security threats.



Implementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidents. Develop strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations. Complying with the latest regulations and compliance requirements. Conducting a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement. Develop and implement a business continuity plan to ensure seamless operations during a security breach or during the disaster recovery process. Protect the intellectual property (information leakage) of the Department at all times.


Required:

Senior Certificate – Grade 12

Formal qualification in IT Security Management or related domains (NQF level 7).

Certification in one of the IT Security Management professional domains i.e. Certified Information Systems Specialist (CISSP), Certified Cisco Network Professional (CCNP), Certified Checkpoint Security Expert (CCSE), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).


Preferred:

Formal qualification in IT Security Management or equivalent professional domains (NQF level 8).

Certification in more than one of the IT Security Management professional domains i.e. Certified Information Systems Specialist (CISSP), Certified Cisco Network Professional (CCNP), Certified Checkpoint Security Expert (CCSE), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). 5-10 years’ experience in IT Security environment.

5 plus years’ experience in IT Security Management role.

3 plus years’ experience in deploying and administering IT security devices and tool-sets, preferably TrendMicro, InterScan Messaging Security Virtual Appliance, TrendMicro Deep Security, TrendMicro Deep Discovery Analyser, TrendMicro OfficeScan, TrendMicro Control Manager, Qradar, BlueCoat, IWSVA, IPS, VPN Server, and CheckPoint Firewalls.

Operational experience in applying IT Security best practices in a medium to large scale decentralized environment.



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