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Network Security Specialist
Job ID IT JOBS#196
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Required Skills:
Our client is an IT Solutions company based in South Africa. The company plans to recruit a Senior Network Security Specialist for their Johannesburg, South Africa office.
Both contract based and  permanent placement options are available for this role: 

Key Responsibilities:
- Design, implement and monitor frameworks, policies, procedures, and standards to support the information security function.
- Provide expertise on the design of the network security topology, equipment and configuration. 
- Perform security implementation, review and testing activities.

Qualification/Key Skills
- Support for firewall devices of the manufacturers Juniper (SSG and SRX series), Fortinet (FortiGate series), and related management systems (Juniper NSM, Junos Space, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer) including all UTM features (IDP/IPS, SSL deep inspection, Proxy services, etc.). 
- Review of security infrastructure systems to ensure adequate capacity, performance levels, and upgrade requirements 
- Analyze and tune firewall systems for performance, throughput, resource utilization, high availability, and scalability 
- Provide guidance on architecture to ensure adherence to security requirements 
- Ensure systems proactively monitored 24x7 
- Perform routine diagnostics and maintenance, and install/implement new hardware or software as it relates to security infrastructure 
- Experience on Cisco, Juniper, Fortigate and Checkpoint

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: Best in the industry. The company will also provide furnished accomodation