Security Analyst (L1)

Johannesburg, South Africa


NTT DATA helps clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, IT modernization and managed services.

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Dimension Data is a proud member of the NTT Group, a global IT powerhouse headquartered in Japan. As part of NTT, we deliver a wide range of IT services and solutions to clients around the world. Although the Dimension Data brand was retired in some parts of the world in 2019, it remains well recognized in the Middle East and Africa. Join us and become part of the NTT family as we continue to provide innovative solutions that help our clients achieve their business objectives.

Working at NTT

The role of Security Analyst is to monitor the security systems within NTT Ltd. They are responsible for securing the organisation’s online and on-premises infrastructures, filtering out suspicious activity, and finding and mitigating security risks before any breaches can occur.

The Security Analyst works across business areas or disciplines to identify and correct any flaws in the organisation’s security systems.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to counter security breaches and anticipate and reduce the likelihood of future security alerts, incidents, and disasters
  • Define, plan, implement, maintain, and upgrade security measures, policies, and controls
  • Write reports and provide insights on the efficacy of the current security policies, incident responses, disaster recovery plans, and other security-related information
  • Assist with the creation of updates and training programs to secure the network and train the employees
  • Keeping the security systems up to date
  • Monitor security access and maintain the relevant data
  • Conduct vulnerability testing and risk analyses to assess security and performing internal and external security audits
  • Analyze security breaches to identify the cause and to update incidence responses and disaster recovery plans
  • Verify and coordinate security plans with outside vendors.
  • Create procedures for IT employees and training them in security awareness.

Knowledge, skills and attributes:

  • Sound working knowledge of cyber security, including intrusion prevention, incidence response, and ethical hacking
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Client focused and demonstrated a proactive approach to solving problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to interact with various types of stakeholders
  • Ability to remain current on the latest technology and best practices

Academic Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a computer science or information technology or related
  • Relevant Security related certification(s) required

Experience required:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role gained within a similar information technology environment


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Equal Opportunity Employer

NTT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category

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Tags: Audits Computer Science Ethical hacking Intrusion prevention

Region: Africa
Country: South Africa
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