Bidvest Bank Limited Security Officer - Cyber Jobs in South Africa

Bidvest Bank Limited Security Officer - Cyber Jobs in South Africa

About the Position

  • Implements selected cyber information technology security initiatives with the information technology lines of business to protect their applications and supporting infrastructure from both internal and external threats.


  • Assists in the management of risks, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements regarding information technology security.

  • Ensures the appropriate use of assets and educates employees about their information technology security responsibilities.

  • Assesses and records risk findings and recommends appropriate mitigating controls and plays an enablement role to support IT with risk remediation efforts.

  • Protecting the security and integrity of data, monitor computer networks to ensure safeguards are in place to protect sensitive information and proprietary data from cyber criminals. Identify and remediate any vulnerabilities on the network and endpoints. Proactively monitor for any threats.

  • Provide technical Hands-on, assistance, guidance & training to team members.

  • Help computer users when they need to install or learn about new security products and procedures

  • Interprets business/ customer requirements to provide timeous solutions

  • Receiving ad-hoc requests from internal as well as external parties and then responding appropriately

  • Deployment of patches, both Microsoft and 3rd party applications.

  • Ensure all endpoints have been fully patched within 30 days of patch release date.

  • Ensure Anti-virus is up-to-date with the latest version and pattern files.

  • Ensure patching agents working 100% on all endpoints.

  • Ensure Anti-virus agents works 100% on all endpoints.

  • Monitor anti-virus alerts and respond to any alerts.

  • Monitor Bidvest Bank's networks for security alerts and investigate a violation when one occurs.

  • Install and use software/hardware, such as firewalls and data encryption programs, to protect sensitive information

  • Remediate results from penetration testing reports

  • Research the latest information technology security trends

  • Ensures authorized access by investigating improper access; revoking access; reporting violations

  • Administration of End Point Security Solutions and researching, designing & developing additional protection technologies.

  • Document policies, procedures and diagrams of the endpoint security environment.

  • Maintain information security technology management based on the industry good practice frameworks consistent with the applicable laws and regulations.

  • Create new ways to solve existing production security issues.

  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments.

  • Deliver technical reports and formal papers on test findings.

  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project's lifecycle.

  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet
    emergency data processing needs.

  • Basic maintenance of system.

  • Entails interface procedures and running a specific checklist through a set if specific rules and according to a specified time limit.

  • Providing ideas to optimize and tweak interface procedures and run.

  • Maintaining static data (capturing requests from internal and external customers and providing feedback.

  • Contribution to making the department a great place to work.

  • Contribution to teamwork (level of teamwork, accountability, delivery, quality and speed of information shared).

  • Contribution to efficiency and effectiveness of area.

  • Effort to forge and maintain quality inter-personal relationships.

  • Take accountability for the achievement of operational objectives within own area of control.

  • Support and drive the business's core values.

  • Take ownership for driving own career development.

  • Preparation and signing off of training/ skills development plan.

  • Achievement of objectives/ milestones set out in the development plan.

  • Development of knowledge base and intellectual property.

  • User training on modified products i.e. when changes are made provides training to the appropriate trainers so that Branches are made aware.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric

  • Minimum 5 years IT Desktop Support.

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years Security Analyst with hands on experience in the following technologies:

  • EDR

  • Anti-virus.

  • Endpoint Encryption.

  • Firewall Management.

  • Web Proxy design and management.

  • Good network knowledge and DMZ understanding.

  • Email Security.

  • Vulnerability Scanning and Remediation.

  • Azure exposure.

  • Active Directory - AD management, Group Policies.

  • Scripting.

  • Deployment Software.

  • Various Security qualification including CEH.

  • Problem solving ability.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Speed of execution.

  • Risk management skills.

  • Proactive

  • Ability to work under stress / pressure working Conditions.

  • Office Bound - Weekly Standby and After-Hours Support Required.

  • Home Bound - During Covid.

    Desired Skills:

  • Desktop Support.

  • Security Analyst.

  • Working Conditions.

  • Office Bound - Weekly Standby and After
  • Hours Support Required.

    Desired Skills:

  • IT

    How to Apply

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