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Security Specialist

Cape Town
6 days ago
Application ends: July 13, 2024
Deadline date:
July 13, 2024

Job Description

Security Specialist

Location:Cape Town
Job level:Senior


  • A minimum of five years of experience in a similar role, with a proven track record in cloud security
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS and Google Cloud services, including Identity and Access Management (IAM), VPC, security groups, and other relevant services
  • Relevant certifications such as AWS Certified Security – Specialty, Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer, CISSP, or equivalent are highly desirable
  • Familiarity with industry-specific compliance standards and regulations
  • Experience in incident response, including identification, containment, eradication, and recovery (ICER) processes
  • Proficiency in using security tools and technologies, such as intrusion detection systems, SIEM solutions, and vulnerability assessment tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex security issues to technical and non-technical stakeholders


  • Cloud Security: Develop and implement security measures for AWS and Google Cloud resources, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our data and infrastructure
  • Governance: Establish and maintain cloud governance policies and procedures, including access controls, compliance, and best practices, in alignment with industry standards and regulations
  • Monitoring: Monitor cloud environments for vulnerabilities, suspicious activities, and potential threats. Proactively identify and remediate security issues
  • Incident Response: Lead and coordinate incident response efforts in the event of security breaches, including investigation, analysis, and resolution of security incidents
  • Security Assessments: Conduct security assessments and penetration testing of cloud resources to identify weaknesses and recommend improvements


  • AWS
  • Cyber security
  • Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
  • Security
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

Posted on 24 May 12:56, Closing date 23 Jun

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