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Security Specialist

Date: 20-Jul-2022

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To analyse, design, implement and support Technology Security IT Services in regard to Cyber Security aspects and solutions in support of the organization.



  • 5+ years’ experience in T Security related Design (physical / virtual infrastructure, operating systems and supporting software)
  • 5+ years' experience designing, deploying and supporting Active Directory deployments and its supporting technologies in a medium to large sized organization
  • Proven experience implementing security solutions in a Windows environment.


  • 6+ years’ experience in Microsoft Server Operating Systems
  • 3+ years' experience in OpenSource Operating Systems
  • Proven experience in designing and deploying Windows Server security and configuration using Group Policy
  • 5+ years’ experience in Microsoft Security technologies
  • 3+ years’ experience in ITIL concepts and policies
  • 2+ years' experience in Public Cloud Platforms 
  • 2+ years' experience with IAM concepts and technologies

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)



    Expert knowledge of:

    • IT Security solutions design and administration
    • Designing, implementing and administering IDP/IAM Platform (Active Directory, Azure AD), Group Policy and related technologies.
    • Security administration in a Windows and OpenSource Environment
    • Implementing Security Technologies in the enterprise, including cloud services

    A sound understanding of:

    • Security Principles, IT Security procedures and Best Practices
    • IT systems development processes (SDLC lifecycle)
    • Business compliance requirements
    • Business continuity planning
    • IT Operations
    • Virtualization Architecture
    • Public Cloud Architecture

    Expert knowledge of:

    • SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) and/or ECA (Event Correlation and Analysis) Systems
    • Secure network architecture, identity and access management principles, and application security principles.
    • Advanced Networking
    • DevOps

    A sound understanding of:

    • Project Management principles and processes
    • Application design principles
    • Ethical hacking and penetration testing
    • EDR and Malware Technologies
    • Messaging and Collaboration technologies and architecture
    • Scripting and Automation
    • Data Centre infrastructure architecture.
    • Data Centre infrastructure performance and capacity analysis.


    • Communications Skills
    • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
    • Consultation skills
    • Facilitation Skills
    • Presentation Skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Influencing Skills
    • Analytical Skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • Planning, organising and coordination skills
    • Leadership Skills


    • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
    • Working with People

    Conditions of Employment

    • Clear criminal and credit record
    • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is required
    • Contactable via own mobile phone

    Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.