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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Senior Manager - Cyber Security

Experience Needed:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A 4 year bachelor’s degree (NQF level 8) in Computer Science or STEM. A minimum of 5 years’ proven experience in network security, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, incident response, firewall configuration, identity and access management, data encryption, secure coding practices, and security infrastructure design. A minimum of 5 years’ hands-on experience with security tools, conducting security assessments, and responding to security incidents.

Requirements:

RECOMMENDATION: · Accreditations with the following: NIST foundational certification Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) CompTIA Security Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Cyber Security Specialists play a critical role in protecting an organisation’s information assets and ensuring the resilience of its cyber security defences. They provide leadership, strategic direction, and operational oversight to safeguard against cyber threats, maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information, and protect the NWU’s information assets
ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr Rabs Diratsagae, Tel: 018 299 4797 CLOSING DATE: 13 February 2024 PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

March 1, 2024

Date Created:

February 2, 2024

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