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Junior Cyber Security Analyst- Bryanston

Junior cyber security analystA swiftly growing business based in Bryanston. We are seeking a junior cyber security analyst with at least a relevant qualification, who is willing to learn and further their skills. As the cyber security analyst you will be monitoring our systems for suspicious activity, evaluating and improving our existing security measures, and attempting to find any vulnerabilities within our system as well as aiding in the fixing of such vulnerabilities. Most of our servers are Linux (Ubuntu server) based so a good deal of knowledge about Linux will be beneficial. This opportunity will be on-location. The work environment you could be a part of includes:Helpful and friendly colleagues who are always willing to set aside time to assist each other in figuring out difficult problems and share knowledge between one-another.Encouragement and incentives to improve your skills and knowledge through taking on challenging tasks and furthering your education.Relative independence when working on tasks, having a good deal of influence over the way in which tasks are completed and the technologies you wish to use.Responsibilities:Performing penetration testingActively test existing and new systems for security vulnerabilitiesStay up to date with the latest security news and react appropriately to relevant newsMonitoring systems for unusual activityAid in setting up automated monitoring and detection systemsTrain and guide other staff on security best practicesAid in the maintenance and setting up of security and backup systemsGenerating and maintaining various system security reports Skills you will need for this role include:Penetration testingEthical hackingExperience with firewalls, IDS, anti-virus and other basic security technologyLinux (Ubuntu server primarily)Understanding of threats applicable to various common systemsNginx (optional bonus)Apache (optional bonus) Other requirements include:Must have completed Matric (with regular mathematics)A computer science degree and/or specific cyber security educationAt least a year of professional experience will improve your chanceSalary - R30 kpm
Johannesburg, GT, ZA