Lead Security Engineer

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


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As our next Lead Security Engineer, you will be assisting and mentoring team members, as well as delivering hands-on technical solutions using a variety of security toolsets and platforms to meet the requirements of the business and its customers. 

Your key focus will be on the development and continuous improvement of Content + Cloud customers’ environments. 

This is a hands-on role and requires a strong level of technical knowledge, skills, and abilities. The focus is on both Cyber Security, acting as a technical escalation point and mentor to colleagues and providing guidance and contributing to security baseline improvements to assist driving the security posture of our customer environments.


  • Work within a multi-disciplined Security team delivering a range of proactive and reactive security tasks
  • Technical escalation point for investigation and remediation of security events and incidents applying sound problem solving methods.
  • Technical mentor for containment and remediation of potential and actual malicious incidents across the customer base where required
  • Perform key security reviews and tasks to enhance the C+C access to customer environments
  • Work with our Vulnerability Specialists, along with internal and external stakeholders to resolve computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance.
  • Act as the main catalyst between the other technical towers to drive resolution of incidents and co-ordinating other actions.
  • Be an integral part of our Security TDA to drive improvements and enhancements to recommended security baselines for a number of vendor security platforms, including Microsoft Defender and Mimecast.
  • Technical ownership for one or more security platforms, for example Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Mimecast, Microsoft Defender for O365.
  • The individual will be responsible for the Technical Ownership of one or more services delivered, for example Managed Detect and Respond service.
  • Drive customer satisfaction and continuously seek to improve operational performance 
  • Maintain a continuous understanding of the threat landscape with in-depth knowledge around threat actors, TTPs and vulnerabilities


  • Excellent soft skills in the form of team working, problem solving and written and verbal communication.
  • A keen self-starter who can evidence excellent customer service, collaborate effectively and work independently without supervision.
  • Knowledge of new security exploits in the news, ie major security breaches or attacks against organisations
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of security, network and infrastructure technologies
  • Excellent knowledge and SME of core messaging security platforms, including Mimecast and Microsoft Defender for O365
  • Experience working with security toolsets and one or more vulnerability scanning toolsets
  • Strong knowledge and experience in numerous Microsoft server operating systems
  • Strong experience in secured cloud architectures (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience of the Microsoft Defender suite of security platforms
  • Attainment of one or more Microsoft accreditations, eg AZ-900, MS-900, MS-500


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This is a remote-first hybrid role. See here for details about our C+C hybrid workstyle. #LI-Hybrid

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Tags: AWS Azure C Cloud Compliance Exploits TTPs Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: Africa
Country: South Africa
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