IT Security Engineer at GVA Partners

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Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.

GVA Partners is also a leading name within the recruitment industry. We have built our reputation on over the years by understanding the markets, businesses and individuals within the markets we work with and this has enabled us to deliver seamless and comprehensive recruitment solutions

Our Value Proposition

GVA’s unique value proposition is our familiarity with both global and local business environment and depth of expertise of our consultants. Our consultants have deep industry experience and have worked in various roles as project managers, solutions architect, business analysts, product developers, strategy consultants and have over the years assisted global clients in delivering market changing solutions. We typically resource all engagements with personnel that have gained direct and related experience from similar assignments.

Our approach takes an industry focus by working with business owners to solve their toughest challenges through applied innovation backed by skilled resources, deep strategic alliances and full spectrum delivery across strategy, implementation management and operations.

GVA has always been known for foresight, resilience and impact. We are known for our deep industry and functional expertise and we employ a practical approach to build capabilities and deliver real impacts. Our clients expect exceptional results and we succeed by being integral to their success.Responsibilities
An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and IT security engineer to join a dynamic project team for a 6 months project. The resource shall be responsible for the following:

Participate in the delivery cybersecurity through vulnerability and threat identification, incident detection and response, forensic investigations, Patch and Vulnerability Management. Engage with infrastructure and applications teams in mitigation and remediation efforts.
Engage with other IT units to establish and enforce security best practices, protection objectives and process improvements.
Review and make recommendations regarding on-premise, data centre and cloud infrastructure, networking and security settings and posture.
Create and maintain key metrics that are indicative of security posture of the infrastructure.
Keep abreast of threat intelligence feeds to stay abreast of industry reports and emerging threat that may affect


Lead cybersecurity initiatives in conjunction with Group Cybersecurity team.
Design and implement security controls to safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.
Lead the implementation of Information Security projects
Drive internal and external vulnerability assessment, penetration tests engagements and manage results to remediation.
Respond to escalated security events and drive security incident response processes to ensure timely resolution with minimal disruption.
Design, document, and deploy secure infrastructure solutions to enhance and evolve the security posture of the business to ensure integrity, availability and confidentiality of all critical enterprise data.
Provide expertise on security tools, including but not limited to firewalls, Web Application firewalls, IDS/IDP, anti-malware software
Liaise with stakeholders in respect of operational implementation of security policies and best practices
Prevent data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect the enterprise network.

Supervisory / Managerial Responsibilities

Ensure conformance to Cyber security Blueprint/Roadmap
Provide inputs to company strategic plan on all initiatives to ensure that Security gaps/vulnerabilities are identified & closed
Establish and ensure credibility through strong relationships, value-add to operations and professionalism


Minimum of 5 years experience in an area of Security specialisation; with experience working with others
Experience working in a Large organization and preferably in the Telecommunications industry
Strong background as an Engineer/Architect in application security infrastructure and various network technologies to include devices such as firewalls, VPN, intrusion/extrusion detection, vulnerability & risk assessment tools, encryption technologies, virus/worm/malware prevention, E-business and web application technologies, Data Loss Prevention, whole disk & device encryption solutions, two-factor authentication, common Windows (desktop & server) platforms,
Experience with Microsoft, Solaris, Unix, Oracle and MSSQL
Experience working in telecommunications industry
Knowledge should be current with information security best practices and global trends
Knowledge of security best practices such as; defense in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls, encryption
Experience in researching new or emerging technologies and processes that may be incorporated as solutions to reoccurring security concern


Penetration Testing
Vulnerability life cycle management
Advanced Security IncidenceReponse
Systems Auditing,, Database Security, Firewall Design, Intrusion detection system administration Implementation
Security enforcement on systems level, security audit and vulnerability management
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