Jobplacements Cloud Security Engineer Jobs in South Africa

Jobplacements Cloud Security Engineer Jobs in South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

  • Working experience in at least two of the areas listed below

  • 4+ years of hands-on technical experience with at least one cloud platform in security implementation and operations

  • 4+ years of hands-on technical experience with infrastructure systems such as networking (e.g. WAF, Firewall and load balancing), operating systems, SCCM and endpoint engineering, and infrastructure automation implementation or operations

  • 4+ years of hands-on technical experience with Cloud Identity and Access management solutions in implementation and operations.

  • 4+ years of experience with Big Data and advanced analytics, or AI/ML services (such as Amazon Aurora/Azure SQL/Google Cloud SQL, Amazon EMR/Azure HDInsight/Cloud DataProc, Key management solutions, Storage and backup, Load balancing, Security Management, Databases and EC2 or VM machine hosting Databricks, Data Factory, Amazon Athena/Data Lake Storage/BigQuery, Azure Analysis Services, Synapse Analytics, Machine Learning, etc.)

    Ideally the following cloud-related technical experience:

  • 2+ years of working with different Cloud platforms (Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)) and environments (Public, Private, Hybrid) in a security role.

  • 2+ years of hands-on technical experience implementing security solutions for leading Cloud service providers e.g., Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud.

  • 2+ years of full stack development and strong experience with either one of these Python, Java, Angular, R, Go.

  • 1+ years of hands-on technical experience enterprise-level security incident and event management (SIEM) implementation or operations.

  • 1+ years of infrastructure automation (such as PowerShell, Terraform, Puppet) or DevOps /DevSecOps experience.

  • 1+ years of containerization experience (Kubernetes, Docker).

  • 2+ years of consulting experience.

  • 1+ years of PowerShell, ARM and JSON programing.

    Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Ideally in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology.


  • Previous Consulting or Big 4 experience

  • Certifications such as: AWS Certified Architect, MCSE new role-based certifications (Azure), GCP Cloud Architect, CCSP, CISSP.

  • Experience with previous cloud migrations is a plus.

  • Experience with IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancing and firewalling concepts – (Focus on cloud native networking, Palo Alto and Cisco DMVPN).

  • Experience with Centrify, MFA, McAfee AV, Tenable/Nessus, Trend Micro, Splunk, STIG Hardening.

  • Experience with data security tooling (such as Voltage / Informatica) integration with cloud-based storage and data warehouse (DWH) solutions including, but not limited to, EMR / BigTable / BigQuery / DataProc.

  • Experience with integration of AI/ML for Advanced Security Analytics with existing on-premises and cloud platforms (e.g., Network Intelligence/ Sentinel/ Chronicle Backstory).

  • Depth of experience and knowledge in cloud platform technologies such as Amazon’s VPC, Elastic Load balancing, Global Accelerator, Transit Gateway, Security Groups, Identity and Access Management IAM, Route 53, Key Management Service (KMS), PrivateLink Direct Connect, Virtual Private Network, CloudFront and API Gateway.

  • Experience with cloud automation and container tools like bash scripting, Ansible, Docker, Chef or Puppet.

  • Knowledge of business process, user provisioning process, and security maintenance process.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

    How to Apply

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