Systems security engineer


Job Summary

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

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

Job Description

We are looking for someone who:
Is passionate about cybersecurity and possesses values that aligns with that of FPG. We are on a mission to deliver and support flexible and secure solutions that ensures choice for our customers. We achieve our mission through
Flexibility, Leadership, Integrity, Simplicity, Synergy and a Go-Beyond attitude.
Is a professional and capable System Security Engineer, who has a passion for cybersecurity and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the IT security
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
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 judgement – 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
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
Skills and Abilities:

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.
Possession 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.

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. 

accomplishment in this role.

A minimum of 2 years implementation, post implementation and support


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


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


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.

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