Checkpoint Cyber Security Consultant (Level 3)

SA - Fourways, Sandton IT Security

22 Feb 2021

SA - Fourways, Sandton

IT Security

Information Technology

Full Time


5 - 30 years


840000 - 900000 ZAR

Must have advanced working knowledge of Checkpoint (this would include implementation) and it would be advantageous if you could have working knowledge of the following:

  • Fortinet
  • Cloudflare
  • Tufin

Fourways, with extensive remote working.

The primary role of the Cyber Security Specialist is for the technical and operational delivery of a specific statement of work as contracted with clients.  Additionally, the Cyber Security Specialist needs to deliver a high level of quality customer service and be a support and escalation channel into Performanta for the technical teams and clients.

Report to Head of Professional Services

  • Grade 12
  • Information Security diploma or degree advantageous
  • A+, S+, N+ advantageous
  • Relevant vendor certifications required
  • 5+ years’ work experience in the information security industry
  • 3+ years’ proven experience in the product to be supported

Works with:

  • Account manager
  • Service delivery manager
  • Cyber Security Operations Manager
  • Customers
  • Vendors


  • Research and development
  • Leadership (Mentoring, training and self-development)
  • Quality pre-sales engagements
  • Quality professional services
  • Technical service escalations and support

  Technical competencies rqd:

  • In-depth working knowledge of product that is being supported.
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis and escalation procedures
  • Networking skills.
  • Incident management.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Communication and business writing skills.
  • Reporting skills, being able to articulate technical reports into business language to provide situational awareness and specialist advisory
  • Proven understanding and awareness of current developments in the prevailing global Cyber Security environment.