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IT Security Engineer (Cape Town) (Ref 109)

As an IT Security Engineer, you will play a crucial role in developing and implementing security measures, conducting assessments and tests, and providing expert advice to clients. Your certifications, experience, and skills in network security, cryptography, and security technologies will be instrumental in fulfilling your responsibilities.

Job Requirements

Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations for our own SOC. Conduct security audits, risk assessments, and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities in clients’ systems. Design and implement security solutions to protect against cyber attacks, data breaches, and other security threats. Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, tools, and technologies, and recommend security best practices to clients. Manage security incidents and perform forensic investigations when necessary. Collaborate with clients to understand their security requirements and provide expert advice on security-related issues. Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations for our own SOC.

Qualifications

You must hold the following Microsoft certifications: AZ-500 MS-500 Minimum of 5 years of experience in information security. Strong understanding of network security, cryptography, and secure coding practices. Experience with security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and vulnerability scanners. Familiarity with security frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, and PCI-DSS. Skilled in Microsoft Sentinel (SIEM), Microsoft Defender, Azure Active Directory, Nessus, Sophos, Defender 365, Information Security, IT Risk acceptances, IT Risk management, Audit Tracking, and IT Service Delivery. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

Salary R35K to R45K dependent on experience

 

Azure Cloud Engineer (Cape Town) (Ref 109)

Be part a dynamic work environment that fosters growth & development. Our client is a fast growing technology solutions provider specializing in offering innovative it solutions that empower clients to stay ahead in competitive markets. We currently have a position available for a skilled and motivated Azure Engineer to join the team and take on a crucial role in the design, implementation, and maintenance of our Azure cloud infrastructure. As an Azure Engineer, you will be responsible for managing various components of our Azure environment, ensuring optimal performance, security, and reliability. If you have a solid foundation in Linux and Microsoft server environments, possess strong networking and SQL skills, and have are MS certified on Azure Fundamentals certification, we encourage you to apply. Additional Microsoft certifications and experience with DevOps practices will be considered advantageous.

 

Job requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).

Solid understanding of Linux and Microsoft server environments, including administration, configuration, and troubleshooting.

Familiarity with networking concepts such as IP addressing, subnets, DNS, VPNs, and firewall configurations.

Proficiency in SQL and database management principles.

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals certification is mandatory.

Additional Microsoft certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate or Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate are highly desirable.

Experience with DevOps practices and tools, such as Azure DevOps, PowerShell, and Git, is a plus.

Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze and resolve technical issues.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Self-motivated, eager to learn, and able to adapt to new technologies and methodologies.

 

Salary R30K and R40K

 

Sales Representative IT (Cape Town) (Ref 109)

Be part a dynamic work environment that fosters growth & development. Our client is a fast growing technology solutions provider specializing in offering innovative it solutions that empower clients to stay ahead in competitive markets. We are looking for an ambitious driven individual to join the team as an internal sales representative with experience in the IT sector. You will be responsible for handling all network and computer hardware sales for both new and existing clients.

 

  • Proven experience in internal sales, preferably in the information technology industry with a focus on hardware solutions.
  • Deep knowledge of hardware products, including servers, workstations, networking equipment, storage solutions, and peripherals.
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills, with a track record of successfully closing deals and achieving sales targets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish long-term relationships with clients.
  • Ability to understand and articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences effectively.
  • Self-motivated and results-driven, with a proactive mindset and a strong desire for personal and professional growth.
  • Proficiency in using Autotask and other sales tools to manage customer relationships and track sales activities would be advantages, but can be taught.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment and adapt to changing business needs.

Salary: Basic R10K to R20K (based on experience) plus generous commission incentive.

Mid Delphi/C# Software Developer (Ref 109)

Our client, a global leader in supply chain management systems, are seeking an experienced mid/senior Full-Stack Developer with a passion for delivering beautiful, intuitive software. The ideal candidate would ideally have C# skills and a proven track record of delivering working software in iterations. Based in Somerset West – Salary negotiable.

Responsibilities

  • Develop numerous, high-quality applications that provide a delightful user experience
  • Help define the technical architecture of the project/product
  • Work with the team to translate existing requirements into robust, scalable software solutions.
  • Translate technical improvements into business process improvements, understandable by business stakeholders.
  • Develop elegant, responsive, high performance, cross-platform solutions
  • Develop, debug, and modify components of software applications and tools
  • Support and troubleshoot data and/or system issues as needed
  • Actively participate in code and design reviews
  • Work with team members to develop prototypes as necessary and validate ideas with a data-driven approach.

Requirements

  • 5+ Years of experience in C# programming language.
  • 3+ Years of experience in Delphi programming but not essential.
  • Comfortable working in both frontend and backend frameworks
  • Working knowledge with relational DBs
  • Must have solid knowledge and professional experience developing compelling web applications with HTML, DOM, CSS, AJAX, cross-browser compatibility issues, and client-side performance optimization.
  • Client facing experience with the ability to translate complex technical processes into layman’s terms for key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience with product ownership, development, or strategy is nice to have but not essential.
  • Experience using code versioning tools such as Git.
  • Experience writing unit, automated and integration tests.

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Business Development Manager (Ref 105)

Northern Suburbs CPT.  Salary market related.  No medical Aid or Prov fund but other benefits

Valid driver’s licence and Own vehicle mandatory

Purpose

To expand current acquisition and sales channels as well as identifying and developing new channels and growth opportunities outside the current online offering.

Strategic Leadership:

  • Own and build relationships with lead providers and manage service level agreements.

Business Development:

  • Responsible for driving acquisition of new SME customers and lead generation.
  • Represent the business in public forums, networking events and other as necessary, as a face of the business.
  • Identify opportunities and engage to source new partners, merchants, networks, banks, or other online lending platforms through which the company can grow its client base.
  • Manage, maintain, and develop new and existing marketing channels.
  • Ensure consistent and quality support for all referral and business partners.
  • Drive new and existing channel development to sustain business growth.
  • Work with lead generation and acquisition agencies to deliver SME customer growth and engagement in line with targets.

Financial Management:

  • Regular reporting against department objectives and annual calendar
  • Prepare updates, reports and presentations when requested

Market Research:

  • Regularly provide field-originated market intelligence and feedback regarding trends, industry needs, and customer preferences that assist in marketing and planning of initiatives to develop both new and existing accounts. Utilise this research to propose new channels, directions or products that the business should explore to improve market share.
  • Monitor relevant competitor activity and take appropriate action if required

Minimum Formal Qualifications and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Communication or similar

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5-7 + years in business development and sales, of which at least 3 years in the lending or banking industries.

Technical/Business Competence:

  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques (including cold calls)
  • Track record of achieving sales quotas
  • Understanding of sales performance metrics
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations

Important Stakeholders:   Internal                Marketing, Operations

External               Prospective and current clients, affiliates/lead providers

 

Please submit your CV with photo to nina@starjobs.co.za and kindly let me know what you are/were earning please?

Business Funding Administrator (Front Desk) (Ref 105)

Northern Suburbs.  Salary – Market related. Own vehicle preferred but not essential

Purpose:

To manage incoming and initial calls with clients, administration, and preparation of bank statements for new loan applications to ensure effective and efficient administration support for the analyst and front desk operations team. To ensure business sustainability and delivery on the company timeframes.

Administrative Support to Operations:

  • Front Desk:
    • Managing the Client support box for strategic partnerships
    • Administer the strategic partnerships applications process.

Switchboard Duties:

  • Switchboard duties –
    • Answering and directing client calls. Take messages and relay them to the appropriate team member/s.
  • Communication – experience communicating with clients via telecom and e-mail and ensuring that we respond to a customer’s queries timeously and professionally.
  • Consistently deliver exceptional customer service portraying the following skills:
  • Empathy
  • Actively listening
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Problem-solving
  • Handling difficult situations and questions
  • Product Knowledge: Explain the product, pricing, loan terms, etc. to the customers.
  • Process Knowledge: Understand the process that needs to be followed by the operations team as a whole and need to be able to explain this to the customers.
  • Process Knowledge: Explain to a client how to obtain the bank statements in the correct format and be familiar with all channels available in submitting or sending these bank statements.

Business Funding Applications:

  • New applications:
    • Prepare and process applications.
    • Ensuring the correct information has been received.
    • Preparing all relevant information required for the application, including the conversion of business bank statements via various channels.
    • Follow-up calls to clients where the business is waiting for the business bank statements.
    • Action the documentation that clients have sent in with their applications before initial contact.
    • Initial contact with clients when they have applied for business funding.
    • Follow-up calls with clients where we have been unable to reach them with the initial call.
  • Time Management – timeously processing and preparing the new loan applications within SLA.
  • Ad-hoc administrative duties as required.

Leadership:

  • Take ownership of your work by delivering high-quality work on time.
  • Show initiative and be proactive in finding opportunities to improve business processes.
  • Take ownership of your career development by continuously improving skills, knowledge, and the application thereof in designing and implementing solutions.
  • Positive engagement in team activities and actively contributing ideas to improve team dynamics and performance.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Grade 12

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 2+ years of work experience as an administrator.

Technical Business Competence:

  • Strong Communication skills – exchange, convey and express knowledge and ideas via telecom and e-mail and ensuring that they respond to a customer’s queries timeously and professionally.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft and other Office applications.
  • Good problem-resolution and creative thinking abilities.
  • A team player – teamwork and collaboration.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Emotional Intelligence.
  • Empowering and motivating others.
  • Strong multi-tasking and administration skills.
  • Listening skills and empathy.
  • Understanding the loan origination and client information systems.
  • Time Management – being able to multi-task between the different tasks required in the team.
  • Product and process knowledge
  • Excellent customer service

Behavioural Competence:

  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • Learning and Researching
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Working with People

 

Please submit your CV with photo if you have the above mentioned experience and traits and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

 

Senior Data Analyst (SAS) (Ref 105)

Cape Town City. Salary – market related plus benefits

Description:

Based at our client’s Head Office in Cape Town, this position requires that you to find innovative ways to leverage the vast amount of data and information at your disposal to create customer strategies that drive up profit within constraints. Work within the Risk and Analytics department to enhance the company’s performance by providing information, analyses, reports and technical support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and managing the SAS environment. Including
  • Planning and design of new solutions to support the department’s reporting requirements, ongoing management, production support, monitoring, and accountability for those solutions
  • Engage with business stakeholders and advise solutions for their business needs
  • Understand and document current processes
  • Compile/mine data from multiple business sources
  • On-boarding new data sources and integrating into the existing SAS Viya environment
  • Oversee external support vendor relationships

Qualification/s:

  • BSC or similar degree is favourable

Experience / Knowledge:

  • A certified SAS developer with around 5 years’ experience. Most of this experience should be with SAS 9.
  • SQL/Oracle experience is an advantage
  • Systems administration and/or IT operations background preferred
  • Experience in managing CAS data
  • Experience in optimising SAS 9 code to leverage CAS actions

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

Competencies:

  • Awareness of ML Ops practices
    • Model Ops (Correction from ML Ops) This refers to the seamless transitioning of models from the development stage into production.
  • Awareness of CI/CD practices
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment This refers to the frequent integration and release of software into a production environment.
  • To be noted that the above skills stand outside of SAS and is more aimed at the delivery of software into the organisation.
  • Creative mind-set, proactive and a good teamwork player;
  • A professional work ethic with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Ability to work within set timelines.

 

Should you qualify for this position, please submit your CV and kindly let me know what you are currently earning please?

Credit Risk Analyst (Ref 105)

Cape Town – CBD.  Market related salary plus benefits.  Hybrid position (home/office).

Our client is a leading retailer in South Africa and offering an amazing opportunity for a skilled analyst within the Risk & Analytics team.

The Role:

This successful candidate will be responsible for ad hoc analyses, the development of statistical models for strategy development; monitoring and tracking of existing models and reporting.

Requirements:

  • Minimum requirement of a BCom., or similar qualification – majoring in Statistics with a strong academic record
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in building, implementing and using statistical models for strategy development
  • SAS Base/Enterprise Guide programming experience
  • SAS Enterprise Miner programming experience advantageous
  • Python / Hadoop or similar packages all beneficial
  • Experienced MS office user
  • Experience in a retail or financial services industry with specific collections or recoveries experiences is required
  • Experience with bureau data beneficial
  • Excellent analytical and numeric skills
  • High attention to detail driving a need for 100% accuracy
  • Able to manage effectively in a high-volume, fast-paced, error-free environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills required
  • Ability to prepare well-structured, clear and concise deliverables, including presentations
  • Strong collaborative interpersonal skills – both with internal and external parties
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality

 

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