Endpoint Security Specialist (Fintech/Crypto)


Job DescriptionEndpoint Security Specialist (FinTech/Cryptocurrency) About Us BlackPen Recruitment is South Africas top recruitment agency for FinTech, Cryptocurrency and Startup companies wanting to enter the African Market. We help companies hire the best talent in EMEA countries. About the Company Our client, an American-based company, is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. The mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our clients vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all. Whilst driving business through technology. Job Type: Full-Time | Remote Requirements 7+ years of relevant experience in an Endpoint Security position; Expertise in threat management with a proven track record of risk reduction in a workplace environment; Fluent in English Expertise in associated enterprise tooling Excellent report writing skills, with competencies in Excel and PowerPoint; Capable of reporting to a range of seniority levels, including Executive; Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity Test and evaluate security products Design new security systems or upgrade existing ones Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities Engage in ethical hacking, for example, simulating security breaches Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption Investigate security alerts and provide incident response Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorized system users Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security Monitor and respond to phishing emails and pharming activity Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues. Responsibilities Deliver and maintain an Endpoint Protection solution for all internal staff globally; Be the last line of defense for all of the companys computing devices deployed across all countries, using cutting edge technology to detect Endpoint-based threats as they appear; Be responsible for the management of the Endpoint Threat Management system or systems deployed to protect the workplace estate; Respond to and resolve all issues related to endpoint intrusion or threat detection; Ensure that all measures are taken to reduce our risk footprint while ensuring the end users can perform their duties without hindrance; Develop the corporate Endpoint Protection capability in line with the departments strategic roadmap; Be competent in relevant technologies (anti-virus, patch management, endpoint policy compliance, etc); Be an advocate of a secure corporate environment and promote a proactive security culture; Provide reporting, presentation material and event monitoring as required by stakeholders, making use of the departmental reporting function; Consult with project teams, management and other stakeholders on security requirements for new and existing applications, and be a subject matter expert on all threat management matters; Be available to respond to incidents and major incidents during all times, and to be ready to be a key participant in major incidents connected to security, identity or access; Provide internal and external audit support. Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today! We are looking forward to hearing from you!Requirements 7+ years of relevant experience in an Endpoint Security position; Expertise in threat management with a proven track record of risk reduction in a workplace environment; Fluent in English Expertise in associated enterprise tooling Excellent report writing skills, with competencies in Excel and PowerPoint; Capable of reporting to a range of seniority levels, including Executive; Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity Test and evaluate security products Design new security systems or upgrade existing ones Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption Investigate security alerts and provide incident response Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorized system users Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues. Responsibilities Deliver and maintain an Endpoint Protection solution for all internal staff globally; Be the last line of defense for all of the companys computing devices deployed across all countries, using cutting edge technology to detect Endpoint-based threats as they appear; Be responsible for the management of the Endpoint Threat Management system or systems deployed to protect the workplace estate; Respond to and resolve all issues related to endpoint intrusion or threat detection; Ensure that all measures are taken to reduce our risk footprint while ensuring the end users can perform their duties without hindrance; Develop the corporate Endpoint Protection capability in line with the departments strategic roadmap; Be competent in relevant technologies (anti-virus, patch management, endpoint policy compliance, etc); Be an advocate of a secure corporate environment and promote a proactive security culture; Provide reporting, presentation material and event monitoring as required by stakeholders, making use of the departmental reporting function; Consult with project teams, management and other stakeholders on security requirements for new and existing applications, and be a subject matter expert on all threat management matters; Be available to respond to incidents and major incidents during all times, and to be ready to be a key participant in major incidents connected to security, identity or access; Provide internal and external audit support. Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today! We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Johannesburg, GT, ZA