Job Description

Job Details


Information Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production

Job Purpose

  • As a Firewall Engineer, in the Operational Services team you will provide technical security assistance to business, particularly with regards to Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and other networking devices.
  • The Engineer will be required to work with both business and technology audiences within our environments.
  • The Firewall Support team is looking for a Firewall Engineer to join our team.
  • The role will require the Firewall Engineer to dive deep into Problems, Incidents and issues in order to identify root cause and ascertain radical new approaches to automate operational tasks.
  • Primary responsibilities include troubleshooting, diagnosing and fixing production issues, developing monitoring solutions, reviewing the entire Firewall environment from End to End, Streamlining processes, Automating manual intensive tasks.
  • This is purely a technical role

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Responsibilities + Skills

Interpersonal skills are critical at this level requires an extensive and diverse network internally and externally need to be able to work with and through these diverse working groups in a collaborative fashion in spite of competing/ conflicting interests.Networks within the Group Information Security Office and all IT areas.


Work closely with business units and other stakeholders in infrastructure.People management, Coaching and training skills.Good written and oral communication skills.Strong analytical and problem solving skills.Strong facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.


Applicable experience in penetration testing, understanding of routing and networks protocols.Experience in networking and expert knowledge of firewalls - 3 - 5 yearsProven ability in the vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, incident management, and software development lifecycles - 3 - 5 years

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 25th December 2019
  • Designation: Firewall Analyst
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 25th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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