Web Application Firewall Engineer Remote Or Cape Town

3 - 5 Years    Cape Town, South Africa
City of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, South Africa

Job Description

Job description:
Making the Web a safer place.
Providing WAF services at scale, with a “hands off” approach for customers spanning over half a million websites
 
In collaboration with the Product Owner and stakeholders, understand the needs of the customer in order to deliver innovative, robust website security solutions
Build and design tooling to support and evolve our Trust & Safety team, e.g. dashboards, scripts and automation
Trend monitoring, analysis and development of mitigation strategies for website vulnerabilities
ModSecurity rules for managing web application vulnerabilities
False positive defections and patching
High level of Proficiency in the following
Web Application Firewall technologies, including ModSecurity
Open source Web server design and management
Database design and management
Linux system engineering
Back-end software development & scripting

Requirements:
1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for:
2. High quality and standards - you get the false economy of interim solutions
3. Technology to serve operational and client requirements
4. System engineering and open source technologies and mindset
5. Optimal systems and simple procedures
6. Self-organizing and purpose driven team environments
7. Transparency, candid feedback and sharing ideas and innovation
8. Learning rapidly and at times independently
 
Qualifications and Experience:
5+ years Linux system administration experience
A proven track record in the WAF arena using open source technologies
 
Advantageous:
Debian Linux administration experience
A degree or diploma in Computer Science and/or Cyber Security
Experience working within large scale operations
Currently subscribed to malware and Internet abuse mitigation mailing lists
Experience with anti-spam solutions and spam mitigation
 
This position is Remote or Cape Town, South Africa

Skills Required

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD742956
  • Industry
    IT-Software/Software Services
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Discuss
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Education
    Any Graduate
  • Experience
    3 - 5 Years
  • Apply By
    Aug 03, 2021
  • Job Posting Date
    Apr 03, 2021