Security Engineer (L2)

Cape Town, Draper on Main

NTT DATA

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

View company page

Want to be a part of our team?

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 Security Engineer (L2) is responsible for providing a managed service to clients to ensure that their IT infrastructure and systems remain operational. Through the proactive monitoring, identifying, investigating and resolving of technical incidents and problems, the Security Engineer (L2) are able to restore service to clients. Their primary objective is to proactively review client requests or tickets and apply technical/process knowledge to resolve them without breaching service level agreement (SLA). The Security Engineer (L2) focuses on second line support for incidents and requests with medium level of complexity.

This role will be focused network security which will include firewalls, web application firewalls, Proxies, IPS and NAC.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Proactively monitors the work queues.
  • Perform operational tasks to resolve all incidents / requests in a timely manner and within agreed SLA.
  • Update tickets with resolution tasks performed
  • Identify, Investigate, analyse issues and errors prior to or when they occur and log all such incidents in a timely manner. Capture all required and relevant information for immediate resolution
  • Provide second level support to all incidents, requests and identify the root cause of incidents and problems
  • Communicate with other teams and clients for extending support
  • Execute changes with clear identification of risks and mitigation plans to be captured into the change record
  • Follow the shift hand over process highlighting any key tickets to be focused along with a handover of upcoming critical tasks to be carried out in the next shift
  • Escalate all tickets to seek right focus from CoE and other teams, if needed continue the escalations to management
  • Work with automation teams for effort optimization and automating routine tasks
  • Coach Service Desk and L1 teams for technical and behavioural skills
  • Establish monitoring for client infrastructure
  • Identify problems and errors before they impact a client’s service
  • Lead and manages all initial client escalation for operational issues.
  • Contribute to the change management process by logging all change requests with complete details for standard and non- standard including patching and any other changes to Configuration Items. Ensures all changes are carried out with proper change approvals
  • Plan and execute approved maintenance activities
  • Audit and analyse incident and request tickets for quality and recommends improvements with updates to knowledge articles.
  • Produce trend analysis reports for identifying tasks for automation, leading to reduction in tickets and optimization of effort

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Good understanding of network routing and switching
  • Good understanding of security principles
  • Ability to communicate and work across different cultures and social groups
  • Ability to plans activities and projects well in advance, and takes into account possible changing circumstances
  • Ability to maintain a positive outlook at work
  • Ability to work well in a pressurized environment
  • Ability to work hard and put in longer hours when it is necessary
  • Ability to apply active listening techniques such as paraphrasing the message to confirm understanding, probing for further relevant information and refraining from interrupting
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to place client at the forefront of all interactions, understanding their requirements and creating a positive client experience throughout the total client journey
  • Strong documentation and report writing
  • Ability to use reporting to trend and provide insight to risks
  • Ability to work collaboratively as one team across different business areas
  • Solid understanding of networking and networks
  • Good understanding and appreciation of technical design and business principles
  • Demonstrates project management and administration ability
  • Good project skills which are demonstrated in the execution of installations and other assignments
  • Demonstrate customer engagement skills
  • Demonstrate relevant domain specialist knowledge
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Client focused and display a proactive approach to solving problems
  • Ability to work under pressure

Advantageous Certifications:

  • Palo Alto
  • Checkpoint
  • Cisco
  • Cloud certifications (Azure, AWS)
  • ITIL Foundation

#Dimensiondatacareers

Skills Summary

Cloud Security, Firewalls, Local Area Network (LAN), Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), TCP/IP Networking

What will make you a good fit for the role?

Academic Qualifications:

  • Diploma, degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing (or demonstrated equivalent work experience)
  • Fortinet NSE 4
  • Cisco CCNA or higher
  • Security+

Workplace type:

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

Apply now Apply later
  • Share this job via
  • or

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Automation AWS Azure Cloud Firewalls IPS ITIL IT infrastructure Monitoring Network security SASE TCP/IP

Region: Africa
Country: South Africa
Job stats:  5  0  0

More jobs like this

Explore more InfoSec / Cybersecurity career opportunities

Find even more open roles in Ethical Hacking, Pen Testing, Security Engineering, Threat Research, Vulnerability Management, Cryptography, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security in general - ordered by popularity of job title or skills, toolset and products used - below.