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ACCESS BANK PLC

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23/11/2020

Cyber Security Analyst- Security, Technology and Engineering

Job Roles:

  • First line of defense for complicated IT systems. Take proactive role in the architecture, design, implantation and support of security focused resources to ensure safe operations

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the security of IT systems to prevent data breaches, keeping information safe from hackers, viruses, and other potential problems.
  • Identify, collect and Analyze data logs and perform risk assessments to find out which parts of the system have been compromised and where the dangers lie.
  • Testing and retesting of new Software and Hardware systems, in order to be sure they’re up to date and secure against possible dangers.
  • Documenting information security plans and policies.
  • Implement Network Intrusion Detection systems and supports backup programs.
  • Performs security system updates on a regular basis.
  • Take assessments and findings to generate reports and documenting outcomes.
  • Brainstorms on technical products used to facilitate cybercrime investigations and safety initiatives.
  • Provide support and maintenance on existing application.
  • Provide security assessments of anything from a physical security system to a web application.
  • Implement logical protections to protect the organization’s sensitive Information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Document standard operating procedures and protocols.

Job Requirements:

Education:
A good first degree in any discipline, preferably in Computer Science, Cyber Security and Information Technology.

Experience:
Minimum of 3 years in banking / Information Technology with experience in Information Security and a strong knowledge of Windows/Linux, database and virtualized/physical server environments

Certification(s):
CCSA, CCSE, CCSP, CEH, Window Azure Security, Window Servers, IT certification and other security professional qualification will be an added advantage

Skills/Competence:
  • Experience with network security, network technologies, system security and network monitoring tools.
  • Hands on experience in security systems, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, DDOS solutions, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, SIEM, vulnerability-scanning, web gateway, proxy appliances, NAC, and antivirus tools etc.
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security.
  • Excellent Communications skills to enable rapport to be built with Stakeholders and colleagues
  • Ability to present both in the written form and orally and adapt communication style to the audience
  • 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

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