Systems engineer - cloud, infrastructure & mobility (cim)


Job Summary

Execute the Technology Group Strategy in line with the company`s overall strategy through the demonstration of personal leadership, flexibility, integrity, go-beyond attitude, simplicity and synergy with other units, teammates, colleagues, and customers with the sole purpose of achieving and exceeding set performance targets

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

We are looking for someone who:
  • Is passionate about technology, cloud and infrastructure and possesses values that aligns with that of FPG. We are on a mission to deliver support flexible and secure solutions that ensures choice for our customers. Will achieve our mission through Flexibility, Leadership, Integrity, Simplicity, Synergy and a Go-Beyond attitude.
  • Is a professional and capable Cloud & Infrastructure Engineer, who has a passion for cyber security and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the IT security space. 
  • You should be able to provide technical, product and business knowledge to support the sales process, implement and support solutions sold to customers, and strengthen customer relationships.
  • Has a commitment to overachievement – you have a never quit attitude, and get buy-in to overachieve against targets regardless of the adversity being faced.
  • Is data-driven and research focused – You leverage on information, data and
  • research and is abreast of technological trends and developments especially in the area of cybersecurity. You can also communicate using data to provide superior knowledge and value to customers in order to help drive FPG`s strategic plan.
  • Has high emotional intelligence – You have genuine empathy for others, and
  • maximize your impact through understanding the motivations of your team, and adapting your communication accordingly.
  • Is a positive change agent – You have a track record of leading and empowering groups towards driving improvement while navigating change and simultaneously winning. 
  • You create a culture of transparency and focused improvement while having fun and fostering a strong team environment.
  • Uses good judgment – Especially when tasked with difficult decisions. You are a person who exudes good judgement in decision-making.
  • Is accountable – You have honest, transparent and authentic communications with your colleagues, regardless of personal ramifications.
  • Is a team player – You not only motivate individuals but a team towards a collective vision and manifest a team atmosphere. 
  • As a Systems Security Engineer at FPG, you are expected to:
  • Support the business in cross-functional projects to drive organizational
  • advancement.
  • Support salespeople in all aspects of the sales process.
  • Have an analytical mindset and leverage data across all interactions.
  • Have excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Be an effective communicator across multiple mediums, both externally and
  • internally.
  • Be research focused and data driven.
  • As a Systems Security Engineer, you MUST meet the following criteria;

Work Experience:
  • A minimum of 3-5years of related experience in IT Security with record of
  • accomplishment in this role.
  • A minimum of 2 years implementation, post implementation and support
  • experience.
  • Experience working in mixed Windows/Linux, database and virtualized/physical server environments.
  • Technical Competence:
  • Hands on experience in security systems deployment including firewalls,
  • intrusion detection systems, DDOS solutions, authentication systems, log
  • management, content filtering, SIEM, vulnerability-scanning, web gateway, proxy appliances, NAC, and antivirus tools etc.
  • Assess system vulnerabilities by deploying penetration testing.
  • Experience with network security, networking technologies, systems security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and
  • protocols.
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services,
  • Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.
  • Superior breadth of experience in network administration and information
  • security
  • Excellent proficiency in implementing the following solutions: Checkpoint
  • Security Technologies (VPN, remote access, MTP etc.) FireEye, Symantec
  • solution, CyberArk, Entrust, Safenet etc.
  • Familiar with encryption firewalls authorization methodologies and Web filtering authentication
  • Knowledge of Project Management.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong analytical skills to identify trends and patterns.
  • Strategic planning abilities.
  • Collaboration and motivation skills.
  • Excellent customer relationship skill.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong problem solving and ability to work under pressure. 

Educational Requirements:
  • A minimum of a B.Eng./B.Tech. in Electronics/ Electrical/ Mechanical/
  • Computer Engineering, Information Technology or any related field.
  • A masters degree will be added advantage.
  • Possesion of ITIL certification.
  • CISSP/ CISM, CompTIA Security, CEH or other equivalent certifications.

Specific Functions:
Specific areas of responsibility that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to the following:
Design and architect solution to meet and solve customer challenges.
Engage in activities including customer meetings, demo/POV/POC and support
already implemented FPG solutions.
Solution implementation and support of new and existing customer’s
environment including firewalls, encryption, web security, email security,
privilege identity management, DLP and other security solution suites.
Liaising with first & second level support.
Low-level security design & rollout.
Issue resolution (fault diagnosis & analysis).
Engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information/corporate data.
Identifying and defining system security requirements.
Designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs.
Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
Configure and troubleshoot security solution/infrastructure.
Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
Identify/generate and execute initiatives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term pre-sales engagement, project implementation and revenue generation.
Other related functions as may be requested by the Employer or your Manager.

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