8 Apr 2016

Full-Time Information Security Officer

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Information Security Officer

Job Description

Responsibility for ensuring that appropriate policies, standards, procedures, and compliance requirements of the organization are met
Develop security policies that incorporate the best industry practices and fulfill all requirements of the organization
Work with all departments to ensure system and network security, access control, physical security, and application development appropriately meets industry standards
Improve operations by conducting systems analysis and business impact analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures
Identifying process risks and weaknesses in controls, and developing recommendations and plans to address threats. Coordinate planning activities related to responses to security events.
Lead in implementing and documenting new security systems (Firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, security information and event management systems).
Validate that all activities and controls related to the prevention of security incidents are in place and being followed consistently. Coordinate and track all information technology and security related assessment and outcomes.
Person Specification / Qualifications

Necessary experience and knowledge
Minimum B.Sc. / HND in Computer Science or related discipline with cognate experience
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in related environment with a variety of security products in a production environment.
Experience performing vulnerability assessments, compliance audits, penetration testing
Technical knowledge of state-of-the art Cybersecurity tools, Demonstrable passion for information security and data privacy, Strong focus on compliance
Experience in implementing and administering PC/server/network security, database security, application security, systems security administration and user access security administration, a variety of OS such as Windows Server, Linux, Unix and/or i5/OS.
Candidate must be capable of reviewing and understanding industry standards and government regulations and must possess the ability to interpret and disseminate information to business leaders
Broad understanding of Banking business processes and related security
Good knowledge of ISO27001 security control and information security management
Good understanding of operational risks and security in a banking environment
Ability to read, analyze and interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions/manuals
Knowledge of IT service management and Information Security Management System
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusion
Self-starter, self-managed, and able to work under stress to meet deadlines
Project management skills and change management experience with ability to bring projects to completion and to adapt a process-oriented approach to work
Reliable team player, Collaborative, consultative and customer-oriented approach
Fluent in English, Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential
Ability to communicate technical information in an easily understood format
High standards of ethical conduct, including honesty and integrity.
Desired experience and knowledge:

Any security certification would be an advantage
Prior working experience with Core Banking System and Enterprise infrastructure
Background in Microfinance, banking, accounting and/or IT.

How to Apply

Applicants should send their Cover letter and CV as an attachment to jobs@ab-mfbnigeria.com All Cover letters MUST state how you qualify for the role based on the requirements for the respective job title. Note: Please ensure that you indicate job title as the SUBJECT of the mail. Failure to comply would disqualify your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Computer & IT Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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