Network Security Engineer

South Africa
Nov 30, 2016
Jan 13, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Job Purpose:

The Network Security Engineer is responsible for the management of the internet facilities on campus as well as all staffing within this area. This excludes the Local Area Network. The responsibility includes the management of external computer networking traffic, maintenance of the routers on campus, network security. Additionally, the person must develop appropriate internet/networking strategy and policy for the campus

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Firewall Certification CCSA & CCSE
  • At least 7 years’ experience in networking as well as network security
  • Linux and DNS skills
  • Knowledge of LAN and WAN technologies
  • Knowledge of CISCO systems router and switch including core switches and CISCO works


  • A BTech/Honours Degree in a relevant field of study
  • Experience with Information Security at a higher education institution

Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities

  • Firewall administration
  • Internet Security
  • Manage internet Facility
  • Domain name server administration
  • Internet traffic management
  • Handling Information Security Incidents
  • R&D of new security products and appliances


  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills

General Information

Closing date 13 January 2017

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation.

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