Security Administrator

Applications Support

  • AvailabilityPermanent
  • Experience4+ Years
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Security Administrator

Applications SupportGauteng

A leader in the Healthcare industry is seeking a Security Administrator in their Johannesburg Office. The Network and Security Administrator’s role is to ensure the stable and secure operation of the in-house computer network. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, securing and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links.

Outputs to deliver this accountability

  • Perform network LAN, WAN and Integrated Voice Network Designs.
  • Capacity Planning and management.
  • IP addressing and SUBNET Planning
  • Determine the relevant role players involved in the installation/implementation and their responsibilities
  • Submitting the necessary change requests for the installation/implementation indicating actions and dates.
  • Conduct the appropriate pre-implementation testing in accordance with test cases and scenarios developing an installation plan to ensure smooth implementation
  • Maintain Security Guidelines to support Business Requirements
  • Enforce Security Baselines and review Security Metrics
  • Maintain and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures and associated plans
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts
  • Understand current Threats, Design Security Solutions to mitigate Threats
  • Conduct network assessments on client sites and report on findings with possible network solutions.
  • Manage all site network hardware and equipment, Firewalls, switches, and UPSs.
  • Manage security solutions, including Fortigate firewall, Symantec Email Gateway, and intrusion detection systems providing service access configuration and management.
  • Arrange Change Control with clients where applicable.
  • Determine Production system network dependencies and independencies to other equipment/systems and the applicable impact
  • LAN / WAN Network connectivity troubleshooting, monitor network equipment/systems and dependent equipment/systems to ensure that the network equipment/system operates according to standards and specifications.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Monitor network equipment/systems and dependent equipment/systems to operation according to standards and specifications providing network performance statistics and reports.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs conducting workshops to consult all relevant role players and assign responsibilities.
  • Supervise repair faults by providers in accordance with standards and specifications; or escalate to the relevant role players for a solution.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
  • Liaise closely with 3rd party vendors and maintain a strong working relationships to determine and implement maintenance actions required
  • Conduct the appropriate pre-implementation testing in accordance with test cases and scenarios developing an installation plan to ensure smooth implementation.
  • Required to inform the relevant equipment/system owners of dependent network equipment/systems and the relevant actions required.
  • Produce Views to assist and guide Support Services
  • Maintain Solution Designs (Business Services)
  • Guided implementations, supporting and managing security platforms
  • Evaluate Security Policies and recommend Strategies for improvement
  • Research into security issues and products as required
  • Perform troubleshooting and fault finding related to service degradation / unavailability
  • Manage computer security for LAN; WLAN and Email communications
  • Drive Compliance (coverage, enforcement and effectiveness) for all security systems
  • Facilitate Information Security Assessments (Vulnerability Assessments & Penetration Testing)
  • Remediate Security Alerts and Respond to Information Security Incidents
  • Monitor security systems for suspicious/malicious activity
  • Interpret suspicious/malicious activity and make recommendations for resolution
  • Work with vendors, outsourcers and contractors to onboard and maintain protection services and products
  • Recommend; schedule and perform security improvements; upgrades and/or purchases
  • Methods to mitigate known and current world-wide Threats
  • Thorough understanding of security technologies
  • Setup and configurations of Switches; Routers; Firewalls


  • LAN
  • WAN
  • Firewall
  • Security
  • Symantec
  • Education Tertiary Diploma
  • Experience 4+ Years

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