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Network Security Engineer

This role is permanent.
Applications close on 10 July 2022

We’re looking to expand our team with a vibrant technical individual who can maintain and implement intelligent Network Security solutions for our clients and focus on supporting our clients with Firewall improvements and support. That will help our business achieve sustainable growth and strengthen our position in the market as an IT Governance & Architectural Services Consultancy.

Life of a Network Security Engineer at AVeS Cyber Security

You will work closely with our Practice architects and other security Consultants to deliver A-quality Security Services to high-end clients, Here’s how:

  • Assist clients with Security solutions support (installations/upgrades & configurations)
  • Assist the security sales/renewals with technical advice
  • Scoping and architectural designs for new solutions
  • Pre-sales on technical opportunities (Upselling)
  • Project management of technical solutions (Follow strict governance frameworks and policies)
  • Manage service level agreement clients (Daily, weekly, monthly support & health checks)
  • Ensure cases are resolved within our call logging matrix
  • Support services for our own internal security solutions
  • Incident Response Management and Investigation


Department: Security Practice
AA/EE: Not Application
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Permanent

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Security Practice customers and stakeholders as per the defined KPI’s
  • Maintaining MSA/SLA agreements and executing the contractual agreements
  • Responding to customer requirements as per the helpdesk
  • Executing all other work according to defined KPI’s.


  • Matric.
  • CompTIA S+, N+ or A+ qualification.
  • Security Vendor certifications.


Mandatory experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a network security role.

Advantageous experience:


  • Specific advance experience in Firewalls, VPN, SD-WAN, VLAN, Networking and routing.
  • Vulnerability management experience.
  • Advance Endpoint Solution Experience in Kaspersky, Sophos, Symantec, ESET, McAfee, and Microsoft Defender ATP.
  • Advanced Firewall Experience in SonicWall, Barracuda, Forcepoint, Cisco, Fortigate or Sophos XG.
  • Certified Ethical Hacking (Security + certified) or Pentest experience.
  • Governance Framework Knowledge (Cobit 2019, ISO 27001, ITIL etc).
  • Advance Mail Security Experience.
  • Passive Network Security and management Solutions Experience.
  • Architect or senior engineer experience is an advantage.
  • Vulnerability management experience.

    Skills & Competencies

    Mandatory (and minimum) skills requirements:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English, other languages are advantageous).
    • Excellent work ethic: energetic, get-things-done attitude and take responsibility to deliver positive results beyond expectations.
    • Solid proficiency in computer literacy and Microsoft Office 2016.
    • Customer-centric sales skills and ability to build productive, growth-focused business relationships.
    • Ability to travel to work and to clients (we are situated near Clearwater Mall in Johannesburg).
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally if needed.


    Advantageous skills:

      • Advance Networking skills including Mail security, Network security and Firewalls.
      • Strong general knowledge of common networking and security protocols and applications such as:
      • Well-developed and effective communication and presentation skills.
      • Ability and competence to write technical material for training, white papers using applications such as PowerPoint, Word and Visio.
      • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
      • Scoping of Networking/Firewall/AV solutions (installation, configuration, reconfiguration, upgrade)
      • Ability to work well under pressure and handle confrontation when necessary.
      • Ability to create accurate architectural/network designs for customers.
      • Team player, able to work in a team and get along well with senior management.
      • Ability to recommend solutions to these threats identified.

      The kind of people we work with in the A-Team

      Live and breathe our values. If you don’t believe in them, we are probably not the right team for you.
      Have a keen attention to detail and pride in delivering high-quality work, fast.
      Seek growth in their technical abilities, analytical and creative entrepreneurial thinking, as well as communication and business relationship building skills.
      Are excited by the opportunities made possible by the world of technology.
      Want to make their mark in the technology and business world by building long-term business relationships.

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