Cyber Security Specialist

Job Description:


Johannesburg, South Africa

Career Opportunity:

This position offers an exciting opportunity in our security division for an experienced, hands-on security specialist, well-versed in the intricacies of assessing information security integrity for eCOGRA clients.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Minimum 5 years’ information security experience, including:
  • Minimum 2 years’ vulnerability and penetration testing with a PCI ASV, or
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience overall across network security, application security, computer systems security, IT security auditing and risk assessment.
  • Familiar with security tools such as Kali Linux, Nessus, Nipper, Acunetix, or similar.
  • Application and/or infrastructure penetration testing experience above and beyond running automated tools.

 Behavioural and Technical Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills, including report writing and documentation.
  • Excellent understanding of regulatory frameworks relating to penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
  • Ability to provide training in the area of expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal and client liaison skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Logical and structured manner of planning and approaching tasks.
  • Ability to prioritise effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and meet pre-specified deadlines.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Exemplary work ethic.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, hard-working and self-motivated.
  • Proactive, efficient and innovative.
  • Reliable and professional.
  • Honest, discreet and maintains strict integrity.
  • Commitment to work effectively with management and deliver results.
  • Analytical mindset and demonstrating lateral thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for IT and IT Security.

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