Thursday, 2 February 2012

Seven Seas - Technologies Senior Systems Engineer - Network Security

Seven Seas Technologies is a leading provider of integrated business and technology solutions across Africa in the Financial, Telecom, Real Estate, Service Industries and Government.

We work in partnership with global technology industry leaders in collaborative synergies with domain & technology centric eco-system partners.

We deliver business value to customers through a combination of process excellence, quality frameworks and service delivery innovation.

Our core motivation is defining service excellence in technology driven business solutions.

Due to rapid expansion, we are seeking a result oriented, highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following vacant position.

Senior Systems Engineer - Network Security

Ref: SST/KE/SES/2012

Reporting to the Divisional Manager - Infrastructure, the Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for implementation of security projects and providing post implementation support.

Key responsibilities
  • Supervise assigned security projects and ensure completion within timelines, cost and scope;
  • Oversee the implementations of proof of concepts (POC) and provide technical consultancy and recommendations;
  • Provide pre-sales support, solutions design, and prepare bills of materials(BoMs) for assigned tenders or proposals;
  • Provide post-sales support including implementation of support contracts;
  • Provide end user support for contractual customers;
  • Troubleshoot customer faults to achieve fault resolution on escalated incidents and
  • Execute technical lead generation activities in liaison with the sales team to ensure departmental sales objectives are met.
Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or other relevant field;
  • At least 5 years experience in Networks and Security;
  • Experience with firewalls (application and network), IDS/IPS, netflow anomaly systems, security information and event management (SIEM) systems, vulnerability assessment applications, VPNs, AAA, Network Admission Control (NAC), Security Management and Ethical Hacking;
  • Knowledge of UNIX: SUN Solaris, Linux, BSD, Shell/Perl scripting;
  • Experience in forensic investigations, penetration testing techniques and vulnerability assessment tools.and;
  • Vender Security Certifications in Cisco, CheckPoint and TippingPoint, CISSP certification will be an added advantage.
For the above position, you require to have strong planning and organizing skills with excellent verbal and written communication.

You must demonstrate the ability to work in a highly driven environment, be results oriented and an innovative thinker.

If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the above criteria, submit your application with a detailed CV, quoting the reference number to or to our career website on or before 15th February 2012


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