Job Position : Senior Security EngineerReports to : Team Lead : Professional Services Job Summary : One of our clients, which was founded to address the tremendous challenges in protecting organizations from cyber-attacks across Africa is looking to recruite a Senior Security Engineer.
He / She should be able to understand complex technical issues and critical thinking, also being able to work in a fast-paced business environment.
Key Responsibilities : The duties of a senior security engineer include;Implement new and existing technologies used by the company (AlienVault, ArcSight, RSA Netwitness, Qradar, USM Anywhere, Carbon Black etc.
Log Source integration to SIEM and EDR solutionsMaintenance of security solutions to ensure maximum uptime and functionalityContent creation, finetuning or customizations such as rules, filters, dashboards etc.
Perform Gap assessments on already existing solutionsCarry out POCs for potential solutions for the company and customersLiasing with vendors to resolve support tickets openedDocument Standard Operating Procedures required for the jobIntermediate experience with Linux operating systemBasic scripting knowledge especially bash and pythonPossess fluent communication skills both written and oralStrong time management and organizational skillsAny other task assigned by supervisorREQUIREMENTSPossess fluent communication skills both written and oralStrong time management and organizational skillsDocument Standard Operating Procedures required for the jobExperience with SOC processes and procedures.
Experience with SIEM (minimum one of them : Arcsight, QRadar, AlienVault, LogRhythm, Splunk, ELK)Experience with Anti-Virus / Malware, Anti-DDOS, WAF, FW, Incident response tools,forensic tools.
Background in Vulnerability Management, Security Incident Management, Forensic Analysis.Excellent Knowledge and experience in IT Security Technologies.
Willingness to work outside office hours as part of the CyberSOC Emergency Incident Response Team.A team player and appreciate teamwork.
have good relational skills and leading teamskills.Ability to work in an international context and excellent communication skillsExperience in Managed Security ServicesThe role may require off hours support, occasionally, Be part of on technical security duty on call.
Ability to speak French fluentlyExperience / CertificationsMust have fluent in french.Minimum of 4 years in similar experience in a structured organizationBachelor’s Degree from a reputable universityCyber Security certifications would be an advantage.
Skillset Required : Time Management, Content Creation, Critical Thinking, Python, Linux, Forensic, Communication Skill, Organizational Skill, Incident Management