Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst – Stellenbosch – Permanent in Western Cape - e-Merge IT Recruitment

e-Merge IT Recruitment

We live by our slogan: “For the approach with a difference” e-Merge is a dynamic, niche recruitment company, specializing in sector specific recruitment within the IT industry with both a national and international presence. We only recruit within our specialised fields in order to remain focused and knowledgeable of our industries. We believe in quality over quantity – we target each candidate sent to our clients ensuring a match both for skills and company fit. This means that YOU don’t have to sift through dozens of C.V.s – we select the very best candidates available and present them to you, simplifying your process and saving you time. We specialise in: eCommerce - Java, J2EE, J2ME, C#, .NET, integration, including web development, front-end and back-end architecture. Software development in C, C++, Windows, including OO methodologies and embedded applications. Mobile and Telecommunications “e-Merge provides a seamless transition with top professionals ensuring our client’s productivity is maintained at an optimum level throughout the recruiting process” Recruiter from sector Advertising / PR, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 12 January


  • Negotiable
  • Province

  • Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Western Cape
  • Description

  • The incumbent will analyse current sophisticated targeted attacks by external or internal parties and prepare the cyber defence team to mitigate any cyber security threats, which the organisation may face. The incumbent will play a major role in developing “world class” cyber defence capabilities within the bank.
     Conduct Attack and Threat Analysis
     Malware Analysis
     Lead the Cyber Defence team in attack simulations
     Vulnerability research and analysis
     Further development of the SIEM
     Work closely with the Cyber Offence team
     Expand the capabilities of the Cyber Defence team
    Min Requirements:
     Demonstrated experience with:
    o Researching threat actors and analysing the latest threats and attacks
    o Threat analysis and cyberattack methodologies, including kill-chain analysis
    o Threat hunting and the development of mitigation plans
    o Splunk
    o Security testing tools (Nessus, Metasploit, Burp/ZAP, Kali, etc.)
    o A scripting language (Python or PowerShell preferred)
    o Knowledge transfer and expanding team capabilities
     Significant experience with:
    o Microsoft Active Directory, SQL, SharePoint
    o various operating systems (Windows and Red hat preferred)
     Advanced understanding of common network protocols, system architecture
     Familiarity with:
    o cryptographic protocols and cipher suites
    o Agile and DevOps models
     Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment as part of a high performance team
     Uncompromising ethics and confidentiality
     In-depth knowledge of attack methodologies used against the banking and financial sectors
     Strong technical knowledge of security architecture, tools and controls with specific demonstrated experience in proactive detection, mitigation, and resolution of advanced cyberattacks and/or threats
     In-depth knowledge of information threat hunting and analysis
     Familiarity with NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS controls, and industry regulatory requirements, specific to information security
     Experience with establishing/measuring security through DevOps models and automation
     Leveraging external relationships to enhance intelligence collection efforts
     Banking systems knowledge
    Qualifications and Experience Required:
     Grade 12 / Matric
     Ethical Hacking Training (CEH, CPT/GPEN, OSCP)
     Cyber Intelligence Training
     A relevant tertiary qualification (BSc., BEng., etc.) - Ideal
     A relevant Information Security certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM) – Ideal
     4+ years’ experience in Information Security
     2+ years’ experience in Threat Intelligence or Threat Hunting
     1-2 years’ experience in Security Incident Response
     Financial services / banking background - Ideal
     Some IT Forensics experience
    If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then this may be the right opportunity for you! Reference Number for this position is LV39639-2017 which is a permanent position based in Stellenbosch offering a salary negotiable on experience.
    The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on ****************** or call her on ************ to discuss this and other opportunities.
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    Do you have a friend who is a technology specialist? We pay BIG CASH to you if we place a friend that you sent us!
    “If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position”

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 6
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst – Stellenbosch – Permanent  in Cape Winelands, Western Cape

  • Recruiter

    e-Merge IT Recruitment
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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