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13 Nov 2021

parmanetJob for Unemployed Information Security Analyst Wanted Urgently

The Foschini Group – Posted by JobSeek24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job for Unemployed Information Security Analyst Wanted Urgently

Address/Locations: Parow, Western Cape

Job Type: Permanent

Employer: The Foschini Group

Title:  Information Security Analyst

Deadline: 30 Jan 2022

Salary: Market Related


Short Description     

Our client is looking for an Assistant to start working urgently.


  • To participate in Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) in the identification, containment, eradication, and resolution of security issues.
  • To maintain detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the identification and resolution of vulnerabilities and threat vectors.
  • To provide recommendations for additional security solutions or enhancements to existing controls, to improve overall enterprise security and “defense in depth” strategy.
  • To participate in the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new security solutions as well as enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standards and best practices.
  • To maintain operational configurations of all IT security solutions as per any established baselines.
  • To monitor all security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Generating trouble tickets and performing initial validation and triage to determine whether incidents are security events using open source intelligence (OSINT).
  • To review logs and reports of all devices, whether they are under direct control (i.e., security tools) or indirect control (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Hunt for advanced threats, pivoting on and analyzing data to identify malicious behaviors. Perform real-time incident handling, independently following and creating procedures to analyze and contain malicious activity. Collect evidence to include digital media, logs, and malware to perform analysis associated with cyber intrusions.
  • To maintain an understanding of attack methodologies and use information operationally. Make recommendations and create or modify processes and procedures based on knowledge of advanced threat behaviors. Identify and analyze threats, using OSINT, Threat Intelligence and leveraging enrichment resources.
  • To develops and enhances content and methods for monitoring and incident response, leveraging data extraction techniques for further analysis. Develops and enhances processes, work flows, and documentation. Determine high fidelity behavioral patterns and create content in multiple tools.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Must have One or more certifications in: SSCP, Security+, CHFI, CEH or similar industry standard certifications.
  • Must have Experience – 3-6 years in IT related roles; Security and Technical Services experience required.
  • Must have Familiarity with system monitoring, assessment, and reporting tools (ArcSight, IBM QRadar, Splunk, Sentinel, Exabeam, SIEMonster, AlientVault etc.)
  • Must have Proficiency in network security and monitoring tools.
  • Must have Experience with common information technologies (Windows, VMware, and Cisco as well as some UNIX, Linux).
  • Must have Ability to work in independent environments under aggressive timelines.
  • Must have Ability to develop and maintain working relationships in a global environment.
  • Must have Excellent analytical and problem- solving skills
  • Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings.
  • Must have Escalates potential risk and internal control weaknesses to management.
  • Must have Experience with Vulnerability and Malware Analysis (threat and attack analysis).
  • Must have Experience with security tools (WAF, Proxy, DNS, IDS, firewalls, anti-virus, data loss prevention, etc.).
  • Must have Knowledge of Cloud Security Operations (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), Mobile Architecture, Network and Application Security and/or Data Protection

Job for Unemployed Information Security Analyst Wanted Urgently



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