Security Specialist

Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Our client in a Telecom industry is looking for a Security Specialist for a contract role.
Security Specialist will implement and maintain the security systems. He/she will be responsible for preventing unauthorized access to our data and responding to privacy breaches.
Key accountabilities:

  • Analyze IT specifications to assess security risks
  • Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans
  • Install, configure and upgrade security software
  • Secure networks through firewalls, password protection and other systems
  • Inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access
  • Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
  • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
  • Serve as a security expert and conduct trainings when needed

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
  • Proven experience as a Computer Security Specialist
  • Knowledge of patch management and server advantageous
  • An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Programming skills are preferred
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field

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    Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
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