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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 14, 2020
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    Silensec is an Information Security Management Consulting and Training company. Silensec was initially created to utilise the skills of renowned professionals in Information Security, as a direct response to what we felt was a lack of practical training in the industry. Today, we collaborate with hundreds of clients worldwide to deliver a wide range of Infor...
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    Security Consultant


    • Monitoring and analysing events and alerts from a wide array of security devices and systems (SIEM’s, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, WIPS, Systems, Networks, Anti-virus, etc.)
    • Help with creation of Tickets internally and externally to track all activities.
    • Actively teamwork in incident response, triage and analysis.
    • Prepares and maintain the Administrative Documentation, respecting internal policies.
    • Help in the maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise wide systems and networks
    • Provide situational awareness support to ensure protection, detection response and sustenance of the organization security posture
    • As part of the team, support security initiatives through predictive and reactive analysis and articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff
    • Assisting in the development of security compliance reports such as ISO27001, PCI DSS and more as directed by leadership.
    • Assisting in the delivery of vulnerability assessments and remediation.
    • Assisting in the deployment and configuration of a range of security controls from leading vendors such as DLP, SIEM, WAF, database firewalls etc.


    • Bachelor of Science Degree or a related tertiary qualification.
    • At least one to two (1-2) years of related experience and/or training in the field of IT security monitoring and analysis, incident management, cyber threat analysis, vulnerability analysis, or similar cyber security related field.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently or in a group as needed.
    • Fundamental knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP, routing and switching.
    • Hands-on experience using tcpdump or wireshark, Linux and windows system administration.
    • Knowledge of or experience with SIEM, DAM, IPD/IDS monitoring technologies (IBM QRadar, Guardium, Splunk, AlienVault, ArcSight, Suricata, Zeek, Snort, Shodan,etc )

    Core Skills

    • Working knowledge of the Linux and Window operating system
      • Added bonus: Technical certifications from leading vendors such as CISCO, Symantec, IBM,Imperva
    • High levels of integrity in the conduct of personal and professional affairs.
    • Good communication and sound interpersonal skills.
    • Exceptional verbal and written skills.
    • Problem solving and decision making skills.
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure.

    Method of Application

    To apply send a CV to

    • Applications must be in PDF format
    • File name must include your first and last name and the Role you are applying for
    • Deadline for applications is 14th July 2020, only shortlisted candidates will be notified by the 21st of July 2020

    “Silensec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified persons are encouraged to Apply: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted”

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