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Security Analyst, Johannesburg

Last update 2024-07-14
Expires 2024-08-14
ID #2199855076
Free
Security Analyst, Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified June 20, 2024

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION NTT is a leading global IT solutions and services organisation that brings together people, data and things to create a better and more sustainable future.

In today’s ‘i NTTerconnected’ world, connections matter more now than ever.

By bringing together talented people, world-class technology partners and emerging innovators, we help our clients solve some of the world’s most significant technological, business and societal challenges.

With people at the heart of our success, NTT is committed to attracting and growing the best talent and providing an environment where everyone feels they can belong and their contribution matters.

Want to be a part of our team?The role of the Security Analyst is to design, implement and manage security systems and tools to protect NTT's clients’ networks and digital assets from cyber-attacks, and to help set and maintain security standards.

This role is required to monitor clients’ networks for security issues, install security software, and document any security incidents or breaches found.

An individual in this role would be comfortable working independently and as part of a team, with the ability to engage with clients on a regular basis and deliver and present reports to client IT, Security, and Senior Management.

Working at NTTKey Roles and Responsibilities: Monitor security alerts from various sources (EDR, SIEM, etc.) to identify potential threats.

Proactively hunt for signs of known threat activity and improve detection capabilities of security tools.

Investigate security incidents, analyse logs, and respond promptly to mitigate risks.

Collaborate with cross-functional response teams to contain and remediate security breaches.

Assess and prioritize vulnerabilities in systems, applications, and network infrastructure.

Contribute to patch management efforts to address identified vulnerabilities.

Maintain and configure security tools (firewalls, IDS/IPS, EDR, etc.).

Monitor network traffic for suspicious activity and anomalies.

Implement security policies and best practices.

Document incident details, investigation findings, and remediation steps.

Research security enhancements and makes recommendations to management.

Prepare and present reports to client management and stakeholders.

Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes: At least 3 years of hands-on experience in cybersecurity roles.

Proficiency in EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) tools.

Familiarity with SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) platforms.

Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools and techniques.

Ability to analyse logs and events and identify security incidents.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

Attention to detail and analytical thinking.

Academic Qualifications and Certifications: A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field is preferred.

However, relevant work experience, or associate degrees or certifications combined with practical experience could substitute for formal education.

Microsoft Security Certifications essential: SC-900, SC-200, AZ-500 Recommended industry standard certifications: Comp TIA Security+ and Cy SA+, or EC-Council Certified Incident Handler Certification in and/or demonstrable experience with Qualys VMDR, Nozomi Networks, Palo Alto Cortext XDR, and Forti SIEM advantageous.

Skills Summary Information Security Compliance, Information Security Engineering, Information Security Incident Management, Information Security Management, Information Security Services, Penetration Testing, Security Controls, Security Vulnerability Assessments Workplace type: Hybrid Working Equal Opportunity Employer NTT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a global culture that embraces diversity.

We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment.

We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with us.

Apply today.

A career at NTT means: Being part of a global pioneer – where you gain exposure to our Fortune 500 clients and world-leading global technology partners and work with a network of over 40,000 smart and diverse colleagues across 57 countries, delivering services in over 200 countries.

Being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology – backed with a 150-year heritage of using technology for good.

With 40% of the world’s internet traffic running on our network and where Emoji were first invented, you can be proud of the group’s many new ‘firsts’.

Making a difference – by doing meaningful work that helps to shape the future for our clients, and across industries and communities around the world.

Being your best self – in a progressive ‘Connected Working’ environment that promotes flexibility, connection and wellbeing.

Where diversity and different perspectives are embraced to ensure equal opportunities for all.

Having ongoing opportunities to own and develop your career – with a personal and professional development plan and access to the broadest learning offerings in the industry.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Security analyst

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