At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client’s unparalleled support.
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.
BDO South Africa has a vacancy for an IT Security Manager for our Johannesburg office.
The job exists to oversee the company’s computer networks with regards to security. To ensure network and server administration, maintenance and uptime as well as proactive monitoring of security risks on the perimeter, email and internal systems. You will manage a team while you develop and implement policies and procedures to maintain security standards
Job Title: IT Security Manager
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: ZIT_10
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Organize and oversee all security operations.
•Develop and implement policies and procedure to maintain policy standards.
•Lead a security team.
•Monitoring computer network performance and security issues.
•Identifying and investigating security breaches and other cyber security incidents.
•Installing security measures and operating software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
•Documenting security breaches and assessing the damage they cause.
•Performing daily, weekly and monthly security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing per month)
•Collaborating with the security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
•Fixing detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
•Developing company-wide best practices for IT security.
•Configuring security systems, analysing security requirements, and recommending improvements.
•Researching security enhancements and providing preventative security recommendations to management.
•Staying up-to-date with information technology trends and security standards
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
•CISP Qualification will be beneficial
•3 – 5 years’ network/server experience
•Experience in information security or related field.
•Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
•Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.
•Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
•Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
•Proficiency in MS Office suite
•Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
•Communication skills (written, presentation, verbal and listening)
•Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
•Ability to prioritise and handle stress
•Innovative and willing to share ideas for new ways of working
•Ability to work with all levels within an organisation
BDO Core Competencies:
•Relationships and Collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
•Quality, Risk management and Operational performance
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Application Deadline: 20/05/2022