Senior Security Engineer

Job Description

Are you a security expert with a strong background in maintaining security standards and managing compliance? We are seeking a Senior Security Engineer / Security Compliance Manager to oversee all security-related tasks, including maintaining our ISO27001 certification and ensuring internal security compliance. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining our security policies and procedures to protect our systems and data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and manage our ISO27001 certification and ensure compliance with all relevant security standards.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain security policies, procedures, and controls to safeguard our systems and data.
  • Conduct regular security assessments, audits, and risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and implement corrective actions.
  • Monitor and respond to security incidents, conduct investigations, and implement remediation plans.
  • Provide guidance and training to employees on security best practices and policies.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure security measures are integrated into all aspects of our operations.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies to enhance our security posture.
  • Prepare and present security reports to management and stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in information security, with a focus on security compliance and risk management.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Strong knowledge of ISO27001 and other relevant security standards.
    • Experience with security frameworks and risk management methodologies.
    • Proficiency in security assessment tools and techniques.
    • Knowledge of network security, application security, and data protection.
    • Familiarity with security incident response and investigation procedures.
  • Soft Skills:
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
    • Attention to detail and a proactive approach to security.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or ISO27001 Lead Auditor.
  • Experience with cloud security and infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud).
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements such as GDPR and CCPA.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their experience and qualifications. Please include examples of your work or links to your portfolio.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg Remote

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