It Manager

Johannesburg - The IT and Compliance Manager will be responsible for the management of the company internal IT estate with approximately users in South Africa, UK, Europe, and America. This includes on site equipment and cloud/outsourced service providers, and management of the internal IT team of two. The role will be responsible for the maintenance and development of the IT operating systems, software and liaising with relevant suppliers.This will include managing the organizations IT security to ensure the protection of systems, networks, devices and sensitive data against security threats, computer viruses and other related cyber-security attacks. Ensuring business continuity and data disaster management and recovery. Formal QualificationsBSc (Computer Science or Information Systems) or equivalentCISSP/CISA/ CCSP advantageousBeneficial MCSE (Security) or CompTIA Security+ qualification Knowledge & Experience3 to 5 years working experience in managing IT systems and information security.Experience of end-to-end responsibility of internal IT systems and ensuring high service qualityManaging network devices and associated softwareKnowledge of IT Security and IT ISO / requirementsGood understanding of Infrastructure Security controls and how to monitor and measure effectiveness.The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusionsMalware Management Knowledge.Vulnerability and Patch Management.Understanding of Identity and Access Management processes and controls.Technical understanding/skill set in Linux, Java, Windows.Demonstrate and understanding of Networking/Firewalling Knowledge and TCP/IPGood understanding of Infrastructure Security controls and how to monitor and measure effectivenessWeb monitoring solutionsData leakage on end pointsVirtual server protectionDatabase monitoringDesktop Firewall and IPS solutionsGood computer skills in Microsoft Word, and Excel is essentialStrong knowledge of IT Security Standards and Best Practices. Key ResponsibilitiesEnsuring that the Internal IT systems meets the needs of the business including software, network devices, connectivity, security, and reliabilityProvide IT support to the staff around the world, primarily in South Africa and the UKBuild and implement the IT strategy including cloud/outsourced services, security strategy and objectives, as approved by the business, including strategies to monitor and address current and emerging risksEngage with management in the lines of business to understand new initiatives, providing information on the inherent information security risk of these activities, and outlining ways to mitigate the risksChampion and Lead information security awareness and training initiatives to educate the workforce and customers about information risks.Participate during the planned and unplanned IT systems recovery process through recovering the IT.Stay current with IT security knowledge and skills to maintain professional expertiseKeep abreast of changes in the standards, technologies or methodologies and threatsUnderstating of the Incident Management Processes in order to restore a normal service operation as quickly as possible and to minimize the impact on business operations, thus ensuring that the best possible levels of service quality and availability are maintained.Management of the anti-malware products in the environment or similar productsManagement of Data Loss Prevention systemsProvide input to monitoring and logging requirements of new infrastructure components and new systemsProviding guidelines for intrusion prevention and detection mechanisms which safeguard against hacker vulnerability, unauthorized user accessPromote user awareness of information security requirements and practicesOwn the disaster recovery and business continuity plansSupport the business on an ad-hoc basis for tenders and client proposals submissions. Interpersonal and Intrapersonal SkillsStrong ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders face-to-face or electronicallyIs articulate and communicates in a logical way and structures information to meet the needs and understanding of intended audiencesGood people management and interpersonal skillsAnalytical skillsAbility to work in a team and independentlyPlanning and organizingGood written and verbal communication skillsAccuracyInitiativeCollaboration skillsAbility to work standby and afterhoursSelf-StarterFlexibility
Johannesburg, GT, ZA