Security Officer at Bidvest Bank

  • IT / Telecom Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 6 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Implements selected cyber information technology securityinitiatives with the information technology lines of business to protect theirapplications and supporting infrastructure from both internal and externalthreats.
  • Assists in the management of risks, ensures compliance withregulatory requirements regarding information technology security.
  • Ensures the appropriate use of assets and educates employeesabout their information technology security responsibilities.
  • Assesses and records risk findings and recommendsappropriate mitigating controls and plays an enablement role to support IT withrisk remediation efforts.
  • Protecting the security and integrity of data, monitor computer networks to ensure safeguards are in place to protect sensitive information and proprietary data from cyber criminals. Identify and remediate any vulnerabilities on the network and endpoints. Proactively monitor for any threats.

Provide technical Hands-on, assistance, guidance & training to team members.

  • Help computer users when they need to install or learn about new security products and procedures
  • Interprets business/ customer requirements to provide timeous solutions
  • Receiving ad-hoc requests from internal as well as external parties and then responding appropriately

Deployment of patches, both Microsoft and 3rd party applications.

  • Ensure all endpoints have been fully patched within 30 days of patch release date.
  • Ensure Anti-virus is up-to-date with the latest version and pattern files.
  • Ensure patching agents working 100% on all endpoints.
  • Ensure Anti-virus agents works 100% on all endpoints.
  • Monitor anti-virus alerts and respond to any alerts.
  • Monitor Bidvest Bank’s networks for security alerts and investigate a violation when one occurs.
  • Install and use software/hardware, such as firewalls and data encryption programs, to protect sensitive information
  • Remediate results from penetration testing reports
  • Research the latest information technology security trends
  • Ensures authorised access by investigating improper access; revoking access; reporting violations
  • Administration of End Point Security Solutions and researching, designing & developing additional protection technologies.
  • Document policies, procedures and diagrams of the endpoint security environment.
  • Maintain information security technology management based on the industry good practice frameworks consistent with the applicable laws and regulations.
  • Create new ways to solve existing production security issues.
  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments.
  • Deliver technical reports and formal papers on test findings
  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project’s lifecycle
  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorised modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience



We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

  • Matric
  • Minimum 5 years IT Desktop Support
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years Security Analyst with hands on experience in the following technologies:


  • Anti-virus
  • Endpoint Encryption
  • Firewall Management
  • Web Proxy design and management
  • Good network knowledge and DMZ understanding
  • Email Security
  • Vulnerability Scanning and Remediation
  • Azure exposure
  • Active Directory – AD management, Group Policies
  • Scripting
  • Deployment Software
  • Various Security qualification including CEH
  • Problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Speed of execution
  • Risk management skills
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work under stress / pressure working Conditions
  • Office Bound – Weekly Standby and After-Hours Support Required
  • Home Bound – During Covid

Desired Skills:

  • Desktop Support
  • Security Analyst
  • Working Conditions

Office Bound – Weekly Standby and After Hours Support Required

Desired Skills:

  • IT

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Bidvest Bank South Africa

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