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28 May 2022

Permanent Job Vacancy for Security Specialist Wanted

Progressive Edge – Posted by JobWire24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job Vacancy for Security Specialist Wanted

Location: Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Progressive Edge
Job Title: Job Vacancy for Security Specialist Wanted

Vacancy Details

Security Specialist


Cape Town

Join a well established and respected Investment company in Cape Town.  You will join a passionate team of incredibly smart, conscientious individuals.

The ideal incumbent will assist the current team in daily security administration and activities, as well as bolstering our expertise and experience in order to mature the environment to where cyber security focused work is completed quicker, with a greater focus on the technical intricacies of configuration management, vulnerability management, assessments and remediation.


  • Cyber hardening
  • Remediation of Internal and external security assessments
  • Red team / blue team assessments
  • Purple teaming
  • Security/forensic investigations
  • Firewall rule management and remediating assessments
  • Security configuration across the server estate
  • Remediation of assessment findings
  • Securing the external perimeter configurations
  • Securing the internal environment configurations
  • DMZ (demilitarised zone) configuration
  • Assuming the role of a threat actor
  • Security software stack
  • Email security
  • Cloud security (Azure etc)
  • Data protection
  • Remediation of penetration testing
  • Security Reporting
  • Security documentation
  • User, data and system access
  • Change control
  • Required Skills
  • CISSP, CISM or similar

Candidate Requirements

  • Ideal Experience
  • 10 years security specific work experience
  • CISSP, CISM or similar
  • The ability to handle pressure situations and have practical and logical thought processes and apply these to relevant situations.
  • Server infrastructure would be a plus (VMware, Microsoft server stack software) AD, FortiGate FW’s, EDR, ATD, AV, Sandboxing, Forensic Tools, SIEM, SOC knowledge


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