Jobplacements Attack Surface Consultant Jobs in South Africa

Jobplacements Attack Surface Consultant Jobs in South Africa


Qualifications and Experience

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Attack Surface Management, Information Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, Math, or any other related area.

  • 3-7 years of experience working in information technology vulnerability management, information security, incident response, red team operations, application security, reverse engineering, or other technical cyber security roles.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certification in Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC), Continuous Monitoring (GMON), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or equivalent.

  • Understanding of possible attack activities such as network probing/ scanning, DDOS, malicious code activity, etc.

  • Understanding of common network infrastructure devices such as routers and switches.

  • Understanding of basic networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP.

  • Understanding of vulnerability classification using National Vulnerability Database nomenclature such as CVE/CVSS.

  • Basic knowledge in system security architecture and security solutions.

    Preferred:

  • Proven ability to translate complex information sets into specific recommendations that can be actioned by customers to enhance their security posture.

  • Familiarity with cyber threats, defenses, motivations and techniques.

  • Experience with vulnerability analysis tools such as Qualys or Tenable, and the asset provisioning/deprovisioning lifecycle.

  • Patch management skills and technology application such as Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).

  • Experience distilling raw information into actionable intelligence.

  • Outstanding English
    written and oral communication skills and the ability to prioritize work.

  • Strong understanding of threat analysis and enterprise level, mitigation strategies.

  • Working knowledge of how malicious code operates and how technical vulnerabilities are exploited.

  • Strong knowledge of operating systems and networking technologies in general.

  • Strong knowledge of databases, query design, and how to analyse data thus obtained.

  • Knowledge of supporting tool sets such as Confluence, Jira, and Configuration Management Databases (CMDB) such as ServiceNow.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Self-motivated to improve knowledge and skills.

  • A strong desire to understand the what as well as the why and the how of security incidents.

    How to Apply

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