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Lead IT Security Officer at GVA Partners

Lead IT Security Officer

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 5 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

Details
An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and Lead IT Security Officer to join our client in the banking industry. The resource shall be responsible for the following:

  • Carry out procedural system maintenance on all IT systems.
  • Ensure all networks including but not limited to LAN, MAN, WAN, GAN meets the demand of the company.
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults and replace parts as required.
  • Maintain all IT system workflows.
  • Maintain and update all IT Networks.
  • Maintain and contribute to the development of IT Network.
  • Participate actively in developing, planning and implementing advance IT systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functions:

  • Lead cybersecurity initiatives in conjunction with Group Cybersecurity team.
  • Design and implement security controls to safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.
  • Lead the implementation of Information Security projects
  • Drive internal and external vulnerability assessment, penetration tests engagements and manage results to remediation.
  • Respond to escalated security events and drive security incident response processes to ensure timely resolution with minimal disruption.
  • Design, document, and deploy secure infrastructure solutions to enhance and evolve the security posture of the business to ensure integrity, availability and confidentiality of all critical enterprise data.
  • Provide expertise on security tools, including but not limited to firewalls, Web Application firewalls, IDS/IDP, anti-malware software
  • Liaise with stakeholders in respect of operational implementation of security policies and best practices
  • Collaborate with the Client-Server Team to ensure that technical plans are practical, controls are sustainable, and implementations are managed to minimize risks and adverse impact to servers, workstations and user productivity.
  • Implement the infrastructure, configurations and processes to monitor security-related events
  • Prevent data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect the enterprise network.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Ensure conformance to Cybersecurity Blueprint / Roadmap
  • Provide inputs to company strategic plan on all initiatives to ensure that Security gaps/vulnerabilities are identified & closed
  • Establish and ensure credibility through strong relationships, value-add to operations and professionalism

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an area of Security specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a Large organization and preferably in the Telecommunications industry
  • Strong background as an Engineer/Architect in application security infrastructure and various network technologies to include devices such as firewalls, VPN, intrusion/extrusion detection, vulnerability & risk assessment tools, encryption technologies, virus/worm/malware prevention, E-business and web application technologies, Data Loss Prevention, whole disk & device encryption solutions, two-factor authentication, common Windows (desktop & server) platforms,
  • Experience with Microsoft, Solaris, Unix, Oracle and MSSQL
  • Experience working in the telecommunications industry
  • Managing network and/or network security
  • Managing end-point security
  • Knowledge should be current with information security best practices and global trends
  • Knowledge of security best practices such as; defense in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls, encryption
  • User account identity, authorization and authentication management.
  • Security incident and event management
  • Experience in researching new or emerging technologies and processes that may be incorporated as solutions to reoccurring security concern.

Training:

  • Penetration Testing
  • Vulnerability lifecycle management
  • Advanced Security Incidence Response
  • Systems Auditing, Database Security, Firewall Design, Intrusion detection system administration Implementation
  • Security enforcement on systems-level, security audit and vulnerability management
  • Telecommunications, Network, wireless & Internet Security

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, current and expected salary to: [email protected] , [email protected][email protected] and [email protected] and [email protected] with the job title as the subject of the mail.